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Photographs may only capture a split second in time, but they can become cherished keepsakes for generations to come. Whether a candid snapshot or a professional portrait, photographs give us clues to our past.

Christmas 1966

Christmas 1966 at the home of my Uncle Bob and Aunt Norma [Becker] MacArthur. Uncle Bob was actually my great uncle, my grandfather's brother. My grandfather died before my brother and I were born, but we were fortunate to have two... Continue Reading →

The way to a man’s heart …

The Detroit Free Press, Friday, 2 October 1863, Page 1 This catchy advertisement caught my eye while doing some research on the website. Apparently the way to a man's heart is down his throat! I think the politically correct... Continue Reading →

Nervous Women

Try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound to cure what ails ...   From the Valentine Democrat, Valentine, Nebraska, 15 February 1900, Thursday, Page 7

Mr. & Mrs. Daniel Melehan

The San Francisco Call, San Francisco, California, 27 December 1900, Thursday, Page 3

A Sizable Christmas Gift (1910)

From The Times Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia, December 27, 1910, Tuesday, Page 3

Christmas of 56

Look at how cute these two are! The back of the photo states "Christmas of 56" without any other markings. This photo was purchased with a large lot of photos from eBay.

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