Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This real photo postcard of the AZO brand shows three children somehow connected with the Rudd collection. Unfortunately, no one took the time to write on the back of the photo identifying who they are. The stamp box has the triangles pointing up on top and down on bottom, so that dates the card between …

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The back of this real photo postcard indicates this is possibly Jack Dicaslito, or it could have been sent to Jack. The exact text is: Jack Dicaslito For B. F. Rudd Green Forest, Ark The city there could also possibly be Drum Forest or Rain Forest, but I’m leaning toward Green Forest. The postcard itself …

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This AZO Real Photo postcard was mailed July 21, 1927 from Jack to Papa Bates, aka Mr W. H. Bates, Ardmore, Oklahoma. The message written on the back is as follows: Dear Papa Bates, Guess who this is in this picture? I’m having a fine time. Wish you were with me. I liked your letter. …

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