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The Orphaned Images Project: Allen, Sturm and Cross families

I bought this “orphaned image“ from a vendor at the Nashville Flea Market in late September. I recall him saying the photos were from somewhere midwest—Indiana, I believe. The photo is labeled on the back as such: L. to R. … 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: Ladies who lunch

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The Orphaned Images Project: Bathing cuties

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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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