Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This real photo postcard ¬†also came from Denver, although it appears to identify a house in Marcus, Iowa. The house is quite impressive and if you look closely you can see at least one person standing by the porch, left. It is unfortunate that the image is so badly faded. The search for this home …

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  For Sepia Saturday I am giving you a vintage image of Chiping Sodbury Market Place, 1903. The postcard was mailed in 1989 and what I love the most is the text on the back.   The obviously misaddressed note was cheekily redirected and I know the card reached its correct destination because it was …

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This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt is a baby in the pram, and since I can hardly resist cute babies, I have a plethora of options for this post! “Robert Teel Bowens age 5 mo” This one features a little girl and her doll in the buggy. This one is an AZO Real Photo postcard with …

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This photo is cut from a photo postcard, although the corner is missing so I don’t have the ability to date it very well. I will say sometime prior to 1920. The woman featured has a lovely, full hat with feathers or some sort of frou frou on it, and a full fur over her …

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