I wouldn’t have guessed this fresh-faced sitter was much older than sixteen. But according to writing on the reverse of this cabinet photo, Miss Iva Goodwin was 21 years old when she sat for her portrait on September 3, 1908 in Reading, Michigan. Iva grew up nine miles west of Reading in the tiny township … More Iva Goodwin
You might think you’re looking at a young married couple but these sitters were siblings. A clue to this fact is the length of the young woman’s dress which would have been floor length if she were considered an adult. Adam and Emma Fisher were the youngest of eight children born to John and Mary … More Not a Couple
Alma (Austin) CookKate (Austin) BartlettJennie (Austin) WarnerIda AustinIrving AustinWilliam AustinSarah Emeline (Fosdick) “Mabton, Wash.Dec. 20, 1909Dear Cousins & Aunt:-It has been a long time since I rec’d your letter but will answer after the holidays. We have had lots of cloudy weather and a little snow. It is lovely today. Kate is still here. We … More Ma’s Picture
This 1914 real photo postcard (RPPC) features the children of Charlie and Jennie (Hurlbut) Sweeney of Georgia Shores, Vermont. L to R ~ Lucille Elizabeth, Reginald Wightman, Donald Charles, and Gerald Hurlbut.