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Uncle Herb, and a very descriptive photo ID!

The back of this cabinet card provided me with some great information, and without it, it would have been much harder to identify the right Mr. 300 more words


The Cabinet Card of My Dreams!

This is the photo of my dreams, not so much because of the photo itself – although it is wonderful – but because of what’s written on the back. 173 more words


Photograph as Fashion Plate: The Case of ANOTHER Unknown Woman

I have long given up on my original photographic quest.  I will measure my Minor Family Album success not on how many faces I  identify and claim as family, but by how much  I have learned about dating old photographs and–perhaps more importantly–about converting a family heirloom into a historical artifact. 343 more words