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From another time

It’s been another weekend of being away (this introvert has grown to hate traveling by now) and there’s a lot going on in life in general so if there’s fewer posts than normal this week, ye have been warned. 289 more words

Personal Rant

Picture Massacre

Friday Fictioneers – Rochelle Wisoff-Fields

Picture Massacre

The whole family together; that’s what I’ll do. Put all these pictures into a leather-bound album. I need to sort them; uncles, aunts and the great-great somebodies or another? 80 more words


Suitable for Re-framing

My mom: Cleopha Marie Tylenda

There aren’t a lot of photos of my mother as a little girl. Personal
photography was not a common thing when she was growing up. 800 more words


21. Look Into My Ancestry

I’ve always wanted to look into my family’s history. I know I’m Irish but how Irish am I? What were the names of the people who came over on the boat? 1,726 more words

Children's Photographs 1870 - 1930

Who can resist such sweet photographs?  This is a cabinet photo, 4″ x 6.5″, taken in Cincinnati by the French photograph Marceau.  On back he posts “The Leading Fotografer”.  293 more words

Genealogy Research

Runaway train crashes into Union Station - Washington, D.C., January 15, 1953

It was the week before the first inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower, and it seemed that all train tracks led to Washington.

The overnight Pennsylvania Railroad train from Boston, known as the Federal Express, was due to arrive there that Thursday morning.The train was two miles from Union Station when passengers realized there was a problem. 709 more words

Old Photographs

Cee's Fun Foto Challenge: Fashion

Inspired by Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Fashion

I dug into my massive collection of family photos for this challenge…and immediately thought of my grandmother Oma. I remember her closet full of shoes – stacked high on shelves in carefully labeled shoeboxes. 316 more words