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The Orphaned Images Project: Family portrait

Another photo from the “Texas box,” no details on back as to family names or photographer. Check out the hair style on the young man in the upper left corner! Advertisements

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The Orphaned Images Project: Family portrait by Ruf & Dilger

After a major studio/office spring cleaning, I’m back to scanning more photos from my huge orphaned images collection! I’ve also attached a shot of the back of the photo. This photo came from a box of mostly Texas/Fredericksburg-related images.

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The (not so) Orphaned Images Project: Aunt Lorene

My dad just shared this striking photo with me. It was posted by a family member on Facebook recently. This lovely model is my Aunt Lorene, one of his three older sisters. She was the last to pass away of … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Petticoat Junction, anyone?

Scribbled in pencil on the back of this photo: Luella Devo and me, Jesse and Adelaide Devoe on the silo With just a few seconds of research, beginning with the fact that two of the women in this photo are … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Class Picture Day

I realize that these young students were probably told to remain motionless while their class photo was taken, but there is not one happy face in the bunch, is there? The writing at the bottom of the photo reads “Estella” … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Gertrude Kitchen and Olive May, revisited

Last week I received a comment on this post from Charles, a wedding and portrait photographer near Detroit, Michigan. Visit his website here. “Wow, Gertrude is my wife’s Great Grandmother (Grandma Gerdy) and Leonard would be her son; Olive would … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Bathing cuties

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