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The Butcher's Daughter

Anna Eliza Cady and I have something in common.  Our fathers were butchers.  My father worked in a grocery store meat department.  I like to imagine Anna’s father, John Cady, dressed in a long, white apron, working behind the counter in a small meat market.  159 more words

Ada Hill

1880 – Gertrude Ada HILL

This little lady was a bit of a mystery to me in the beginning (although really she shouldn’t have been as I had all the information I needed written on the photo if I had just used a bit of common sense!) 308 more words

Dr Philip Edward Hill

Meet me at the Church

I wasn’t sure what to make of this large, 10×12, Edwardian photo found at the Maumee Antique Mall in Ohio.  Was the man a pastor of this church?  114 more words

Kirkley's Snap Shot

This cabinet card was found in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  The sitter was James Buchanan Kirkley, born April 15, 1856, in Indiana.  His image was captured by Felix Schanz, a native of France, who came to Fort Wayne in the 1880s.  115 more words

Hattie's Hats

Harriet Bowden, or Hattie Bowden, as she was identified on the back of this cabinet card, was born in 1869 in New York.  Sometime after 1873 her parents, William and Louisa, relocated to Ohio.  347 more words


Good morning! Today I wanted to share my card for our new challenge over at Stamp Ink Paper . We have a Food & Drink theme for this challenge. 209 more words

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Cabinet Card by F. Sharples (Blackburn)

This amazingly clear portrait of a serious looking gentleman was taken by F. Sharples of Blackburn, Lancashire. It is oval in format and the image is well preserved because it has been stored in the… 365 more words

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