Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

I have been chasing this family for several years now, although I still have not found any living descendants. I made numerous updates to the Streeter Family Overview today, based on new records and connections with others in the genealogy field. I am certainly not a pro by any stretch, but having access to other …

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For several years now, I have been tracking the Streeter Family – the subject of the C. Murray Album, which was given to me by a good friend. Little did my friend know I was going to become slightly obsessed with this family in the hopes of figuring out who they were. Sometimes I find …

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This tiny photograph is the last photo from the C. Murray Album, and was tucked into the corner of a page, almost as an afterthought, though I like to really think it was so small it just didn’t fit into any of the other album slots. It was tucked in with the photo which I …

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This CdV is one from the back of the C. Murray Album, and some sort of Streeter relation I’m sure. The photographer was Conklin of 509 Commercial Street, Atchison KS. Interestingly, Conklin was part of Conklin & Klekner, Portrait & Landscape Photographers, keeping rooms at the same address. They were known for photographing downtown Atchison, …

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