Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

My great grandparents owned a dairy farm, which ties in neatly with this week’s Sepia Saturday prompt of a man on horseback, entitled “Off to the Creamery.” Granted, the fellow in the picture was carrying only one vat of milk with him. Perhaps he was going to buy milk rather than drop it off. It …

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This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt (a railway kitchen) had me searching in the antique shop for interesting photographs, and while I did find some that would *probably* work, I settled on three photographic proofs of an industrial kitchen. Little did I know what an great historical touchpoint this would turn out to be. Upon first …

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This week’s Sepia Saturday gives us to wonder about what is happening in the whole photo, not just the couple in a piece of the image. I am reminded of the photographic battle between my Grammie and Grandpa Jim. Jim liked pictures of scenery, Grammie liked pictures of people. So, Jim would take a picture …

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This series of photos was in with the Rudd photos and postcards and at first I didn’t know what I would do with them. I couldn’t quite figure out what was happening in them. With this week’s Sepia Saturday prompt showing an old advertisement for Oshkosh I looked at this series again and realized this …

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For a Sepia Saturday post, I found this nice shot of North Island Naval Air Base, in San Diego, CA. While I do not have a date for the photo, it looks like something from the 1940s or 50s. North Island Naval Air Base was founded in 1917 and is recognized as the birthplace of …

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