Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This happy family posed in front of a tree for their Christmas picture. The parents and three small children look happy in the sunshine. One of the parents was a smart alec and signed their card “Guess who :-)” ¬†Well, we shall remain guessing after all these years!

A merry Christmas to all! For my Christmas Sepia Saturday submission, I have a family Christmas photograph from December 1928. This is the family of P. Herman Marvel, his wife Mattie, and their seven children. My grandmother was the oldest, Henrietta, sitting to the right front. Just a few short years after this photo was …

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