Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This particular photo shows Junior Girl Scouts from the 1980s based on the style of uniforms. The blouse and red neck tie seen on one of these girls really gives it away. The blouse was white with the Girl Scout logo in a pinstripe format. This was the first uniform update that really allowed slacks …

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While this photograph doesn’t show any signs of Christmas or other winter holidays, it is good enough to have been featured on a Christmas card. There is a girl, a boy, and a dog, all in front of a nice roaring fire. I am taking a guess at the names. One is Verne, clearly, but …

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Merry Christmas Happy New Year from The Mullins. A nice note was on the back. Yes, these are the “younger generation” Mullins. Sure makes us feel old when we see how big they re getting. We moved to the country last summer and are very happy about tit. The children have their pets, I (Maurene) …

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This Sepia Saturday shows the HMAS Albatross during construction in 1928. The challenge, however is to find photos showing new beginnings. When I think of new beginnings, I think of new homes, babies, weddings, starting school, and the cycles of life illustrated through our seasons of planting, budding, growing, and harvesting. Just recently I stopped …

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This wonderful image from the early 20th century shows a hunting party, paused before they went off to rid the world of ducks or geese or some other wretched nuisance. (I jest, don’t worry) The group of 6 men and 1 boy are stopped on a small footbridge over a creek. Note that even the …

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