The Gilbert Diary of 1937

Henry Gilbert's 1937 Diary

I’m so excited to be almost finished with another diary. This is the longest one I’ve transcribed to date and I have November and December left to finish. But my excitement is getting the better of me. Henry Gilbert kept … Continue reading

The Grandparents Van Horsen

Mr. Nathan Van Horsen

I love when I find photos of couples. These two are identified on the back of the cards by names Nathan and Margaret Ann Demarent Van Horsen. By relation, they are identified as “Lassie’s” mother and father and Grandmother and … Continue reading

Reconstructing a Life from a Class Photo: Mildred Hufford

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This 1923 high school class photo is one of my favorites! The full photo can be seen in this post from 2013. Today’s star is Mildred Hufford. My search for Mildred started as it usually does with a class photo. … Continue reading

Uncle Herb, and a very descriptive photo ID!

Herbert James Smith

The back of this cabinet card provided me with some great information, and without it, it would have been much harder to identify the right Mr. Herb Smith. It reads: “Uncle Herb Smith, Blanche Myers brother, 6 child of the … Continue reading