Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This sweet, embossed card features a young person sitting in the snow, holding out a gift. It reads My wish is told in just one line ‘Tis – Merry Christmas Friend o’ Mine The card was mailed in 1917 from Al S Jones in Philadelphia, PA to Mr Frank Barton of Yorktown, NJ and the …

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A simple holly wreath adorns this holiday greeting. The text reads With Kind Thoughts And Good Wishes for Christmas and the Coming Year Downer Place Garage Co A. C. Berthold, Manager I found a Downer Place in Aurora, IL, and also found this particular company referenced a couple times in old documents. Automobile Topics (magazine?) …

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