Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Photographed today is a young woman with a very pretty hair comb of the peineta style popular in the late 1880s. She also sports a long necklace that drapes over her jabot. She is otherwise unremarkable, although I am certain some loving person cherished her image. The photo was made by Charles A. Saylor’s City …

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Today’s photo shows three young women, all dressed and coiffed to perfection. Their dresses and hair styles are indicative of the the first years of the 20th century. Also of note is the ink stamp imprint from the studio of J. Forster & Son in Detroit, MI. Someone wrote on the back “H. Delander.” I …

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