Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This snapshot is not identified and the wording on the flags and caps is obscured, although one hat says Massachusetts I believe. It makes me think of a military graduation or some other type of ceremony. UPDATE: Consensus from the comments is that this photo is from an American Legion event. Thanks everyone!

This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt shows the great Sophie Tucker, comedienne, singer, vaudevillian and enthusiast of life during the second decade of the 20th century. You can click through here to a YouTube video which is really a slideshow of images of Ms Tucker over her theme song “Some of These Days.” While I do …

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This little snapshot shows an Army man and a woman. The hairstyle on the woman looks more motherly than wife-like, but since there was no information on the photo I can’t say for sure how these two are related. The back of the photo was stamped “Cunningham Studio, Gainsville, TX, February 24, 1946.”

For this week’s Sepia Saturday post I really tried to figure out where this photo might have been taken, but I really can’t quite make out what the sign behind these four fellows says. We have two sailors and two Army men. They look to be at a celebration of some kind, what with the …

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