Thursday, October 30, 2014

Photo Number 1733

This is a Cabinet Card from the antique shop in Duluth Minnesota.

Cabinet Card Lady with huge shouldered dress Duluth

Wm. H. Saul was the photographer at 2034 3rd Ave. Entrance on 112th St New York

This photo was most likely taken around 1895.  That is the time that the “leg of mutton” sleeve was popular.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Photo Number 1732

This is a Cabinet Card from the antique shop in Brainerd Minnesota.

Cabinet Card lady and a weird chair Brainerd Antiques

A lady in a dress with a bustle and a pleated hem. It is kinda weird that she is leaning on that chair that is covered with a drape.

Sather was the photographer in Minneapolis, Minn    There are several Sathers. This one is Theodore A. Sather’s photo he was in Minneapolis from 1887 to 1889. 

Cabinet Card lady and a weird chair Brainerd Antiques back Number 1732

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Photo Number 1731

We will look at some ladies dresses for a few days this week.

This Cabinet Card is from the Tin Ceiling in Park Rapids, Minnesota.

Young gal  Big Bow dark dress Tin Ceiling PRCabinet Card

A young gal with a great big white bow, she is clutching something but I cannot tell what it is, flowers and a handkerchief?  Maybe.  She wears tiny earrings.

Oswald was the photographer at 1227 and 1229 Washington Ave N.  Minneapolis.

I find the Oswald Brothers Emil and Charles in business together at 1227 Washington Ave. N in the years 1887 to 1895.

Young gal Big bow dark dress Cabinet Card Tin Ceiling Back

They chose the landing of Columbus to adorn the back of their Cabinet Cards.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Photo Number 1730

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Craig Aunt Gracie
A group photo.

Craig Aunt Gracie back
Aunt Grace Janes Hyer
Claire (Ted) Kirk (West)
Aunt Grace Cousin-Sister of Grandad Janes
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From Iggy:
Grace Caroline Janes (13 MAR 1875 Pittsboro, Hendricks, IN - 23 FEB 1921 same) and married Charles E. Hyer on 16 FEB 1903.

Claire West Kirk (1897 - 1920)
Danville
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA is where Claire West Kirk is buried. I found out her mother is Alice Janes Kirk Father is William T. Kirk...the T is probably Theodore or Ted. 

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Photo Number 1729

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Craigs   Family group
Looks like a little get together.
Craigs   Family group back
402 Muench St
Harrisberg
Mother + Dad Smyser
Uncle Dan Buchanan
Anna
Ardella
Mildred
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Update from Iggy:

The 1910 US Federal Census shows George W Smyser (b. Sep. 25, 1871 d. Sep. 4, 1944) and his wife Annie J Smyser nee Buchanan (b. Jan. 20, 1872 d. May 15, 1955) living at 402 Muench St, Harrisburg, Dauphin, Pennsylvania with their children:

Ardella C (February 2, 1900 - December 23, 1989)
Anna M (December 28, 1901 - August 1986)
Mildred Elizabeth (February 10, 1904 - November 14, 1996 in Pasadena, California), and 
Harry D (b. Jun. 23, 1905 d. Apr. 4, 1921 : Find A Grave Memorial# 40619948).

Mildred married Evert Carl Hokanson (2 May 1908 in Michigan - 20 Sep 1996 in Los Angeles)
Ardella Catherine married William Albrecht Davis.

Anna May married Brightbill Samuel Armstrong and later, Elmer Eshelman

George's middle name was Walter.

From the birth dates the photo must have been taken in the summer of 1904.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Photo Number 1728

This is a Cabinet Card from Craig’s Collection.

Craig Louis Klumpp

Craig Louis Klumpp back

Louis Klumpp  9 yrs.

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Friday, October 24, 2014

Photo Number 1727

This is a photo from Craig’s Collection.
Craigs Chester Howell
Miller was the photographer in Arkansas City Kans
Craigs Chester Howell back
Chester Howell  July 7 1901  1905 Chilocco School
Does he look about 14 or 15 to you…maybe an Eighth Grade Photo?
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Update from Iggy:
I think this is Chester Norman Howell (July 8, 1892 in Uniontown, Arkansas - Aug 20, 1964 in Okmulgee, Oklahoma

Chilocco Indian School was an agricultural school for Native Americans located in north-central Oklahoma from 1884 to 1980. It was located approximately 20 miles north of Ponca City, Oklahoma and seven miles north of Newkirk, Oklahoma, near the Kansas border. The name "Chilocco" is apparently derived from a Muscogee word meaning "big deer" or horse.

Arkansas City is about 7 miles north-northeast of the school.