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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!

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The Orphaned Images Project: Gone fishin’

Written around the edges of this photo: 7:30 A.M. In a few minutes he is off with a “fishing only” on a gasoline launch. Archivist note: Hmmm….

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The Orphaned Images Project: School children

Written on the back of this photo (I’m assuming the names go right to left in placement in the photo): Loretta Beverly Clifford Leighton Harold Junior

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The Orphaned Images Project: Olive and me

Written on the back of this photo: They were taken one Sunday morning & we put on something to make us look foolish. Please notice our hats. Olive and I and they do look funny, don’t they?

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The Orphaned Images Project: The Altizer Family

The caption on the back of this photo reads, “The Altizer family, including Shep.” I can assume this branch of the Altizer family was from Virginia (since the photos were sold by a seller in Virginia). I did a quick … Continue reading

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The Orphaned Images Project: Home

The caption on the back reads, “Mar. 20, 1938 Home (at their home) The guy second from left looks a little scary, doesn’t he?

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The Orphaned Images Project: Ethel’s postcard home

This postcard was sent to Mrs. J.W. Noland in Laketon, Indiana on March 2, 1911 from their daughter Ethel in Wabash, Indiana. The postcard reads: Dear Papa & Mother, Received Saturday’s check—many thanks. Expect I will be home Saturday. With … Continue reading

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