Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Here we have two virtually identical photographs of a Rudd family gathering, in an unknown location, but it appears a few generations are present – from a young girl center front to an old grannie in the middle of the group. You can see the photographs are from just slightly different angles, and one was …

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This cabinet card has been trimmed to the photo size and on the back was written: Grandma McGuire Ruth Ann Floyd Rudd There was no photographer’s information but I assume it was taken in Arizona where the majority of the other Rudd family photographs were made. Ruth Ann is dressed in a rather plain dress, …

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  I recognize these three boys from the previous photograph of the Colter family shown recently. I believe this to be Bert, Ed and Fred. Note the backdrop, straw mat, and faux tree look like the same ones used in the linked photo, and also the same as in the photo of the McGinnis girls. …

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The tall one is Olney and the seated one is Willie. Their information is written on the back of the card as follows: Olney Lee Rudd b Jan 17, 1874 Carroll Co Ark, near Rudd, Ark William Mann Rudd Jr b July 12, 1878 Springerville Arizona Children of  Dr William Mann Rudd and Eliza Catherine …

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