Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Here we have two cabinet cards of Uncle Karl Trunk and his family. The first is from the 1890s, which we can tell by the deckled edges of the card. Also, there are three girls in the first photo, while the second shows four girls and a boy. I find the setting of this second …

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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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