Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

From the early 1900s we have a photograph of a nice looking lady with quite a collar! The dress looks to be black or dark fabric of some kind, possibly silk or wool gaberdine for example, and my guess is that the collar coordinated in color. It was probably very striking in person. Also interesting …

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  This unidentified couple from sat for Robert L. Henderson of Bellaire, OH. My mother tells me that the city is pronounced “Buh-lair” by locals. I found a book entitled Centennial History of Belmont County, OH, published in 1901, which referenced Mr Henderson. He was born in Bellaire, in 1869 to father Robert and mother …

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