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Unidentified Photos

The photographs in this collection have no indication of who or where the subjects may be located. Take a look around and maybe you can help solve the mystery.

Hidden Treasures

So many things to love about this photo. Her innocent smile, her dimples, and her curls surely attracted some suitors.

Mom and Pop

I love these two! She looks so spunky and he looks as if she just elbowed him. I can't help but think they were stern as parents, but a hoot as grandparents. Since the photo has no markings let's just... Continue Reading →


Siblings - Rochelle, Illinois

First Day of Summer

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Happy Father’s Day!


A Queen Anne Victorian

These unmarked photos feature the front and side views of a beautiful Queen Anne Victorian home situated on a corner lot with two children at play on a riding toy on the sidewalk and lawn.  Even though the photos are unmarked,... Continue Reading →

Boy or Girl?

Although wearing a dress, the haircut suggests a little boy. Given the time frame of the photo it would not be unusual for a boy to be attired in dresses, more for the ease of "potty training," up until the... Continue Reading →

Ladies from Watertown, New York

This photo is part of a large collection of photos with the surnames Flansburg and McAfee. View more from this collection here.  

Imperial German Navy & Reichsmarine

These two photos caught my eye at an antique store in Newburgh, Indiana (Country Gentleman Antiques), and they were so striking that they had to come home with me. My initial impression was that the uniforms were naval, and the... Continue Reading →

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