Meet me in the Graveyard

This image was found in a basket of photos in a shop in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  I have quite a few photos of myself, as a child, visiting my mother's grave, which is why I'm drawn to photographs of others partaking in the same ritual. The visitors of Henry A. Seitz's resting place, at Lindenwood... Continue Reading →

Pugs in history!

Abt. 1896 How awesome is this cabinet card ?  A little boy with long ringlet curls, wearing a beautiful dress, and the icing on the cake is his adorable pug puppy wearing a plaid bow!  And look at how he's resting his little hand on the puppy's paw...it's just too sweet!  I want to know... Continue Reading →

Criminal Cowardice

This cabinet card was found in an antique mall in Maumee, Ohio.  Judging by the woman’s hairstyle and fashion, I date it to be from the mid to late 1880s.  On the back is written Mrs. Sarah Oberdorff, and in pencil above someone added Sarah Ecrement.  A quick search and I located the sitter and... Continue Reading →

Love on the Run

I found a sandwich bag full of black and white photos from the 1940s and 50s in a little shop in Allen, Michigan.  At one time, the photos were in an album, as evidenced by remnants of the black paper pages clinging to the back.  A handful of the photos contained writing on the back,... Continue Reading →

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