Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This series of photos come from the photo album my father-in-law kept while he was in the Air Force. I don’t know exactly where he was stationed, but at some point, he and his friends were in Oklahoma. While there, they visited the Will Rogers Memorial Museum and Birthplace Ranch. Will Rogers was a pioneer …

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Today a series of photos that I titled “blurry” in my files. You can tell why, they aren’t the most clear images, mostly because they were probably taken on an inexpensive camera with poor lighting, indoors in some cases. The early photographers knew that good light was crucial to striking the best images, and often …

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I think one of these two young men might be my father-in-law, but I’m not 100% sure. (Update, my husband says he is the one on the right!) The picture unfortunately isn’t the best, but it is a treasure all the same. And just look at that monster cake they are decorating! The Gibbons Bakery …

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Two unknown / unnamed fellows jam on a guitar and a fiddle. The recess behind the fiddle player has quite a bit going on. ¬†There’s a lantern advertising JAX beer, as well as the letters JAX spelled out in an arch. His hat is resting over his left shoulder. There are several plugs in an …

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