Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Here for your perusal is the wedding photo of Mrs. Nelia Hall and presumably Mr. Hall. I find it interesting that Mr. Hall was left unnamed for the ages to forget. Unfortunately without his name, it becomes terribly difficult to figure out just who she is. You wouldn’t think that “Nelia” was a popular name, …

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I giggle a little every time I look at this cabinet card, because the couple looks so stiff and uncomfortable, like it’s the first time they ever met. But noting that they both are wearing a flower corsage, I really suspect this is their wedding photo. Maybe an arranged marriage? Oh my. The photographer was …

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This photo is definitely an earlier photo than yesterday’s photo of Clyde and his mother, but my daughter insisted on a baby photo and it’s tough to disappoint a three-year-old. You can probably now understand why yesterday I commented that Mother looks a little rough around the edges. My suspicion is that this is a …

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