Monday, August 29, 2011


On Sunday my husband Chuck went to an auction.   He bought a small chest in the hopes of taking it to my daughter Emily's home.   She has been working since last December and we have been looking for good buys to fill up a Victorian house.  When he was ready to leave I arrived with the bigger car in order to put in the purchase.
He had a large box and he said to me that it came with the furniture.

What to my surprise it was a collection of photographs.   As genealogist we all know we would NEVER throw away old photographs.  In fact we were most likely to try to find the family of which they may belong.

I looked through the box and much to my surprise there were some that appeared to have been taken in the 1800's and early 1900's.   The most recent, aside of a few children school pictures, seem to have ended in the 1950's.

So I am in the process of scanning and posting the photographs.


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