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Sunday Afternoon in the Creek

This week’s prompt for 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks is Favorite Photo. The photo below always makes me smile because of the look on the boys’ faces. The smiling one on the left, Carlisle, was not known for being a cheerful person, yet he’s smiling with delight here. The one of the right, Chet, was […]

A Gruesome New Year’s Party

As you know, historical newspapers fascinate me. The article I’m sharing today was fascinating and jaw-dropping at the same time. It’s from the Greenville Daily News (Greenville, South Carolina), dated 7 January 1920. This execution took place on 2 January 1920 – 100 years ago today. From an article in the Chicago Tribune, I learned […]

Treasured Vintage Christmas Post Cards

The post cards in this blog post are from the collection of Myrtle HILLARD BURROUGHS (1903-1977). She was my first cousin, twice removed – the first cousin of my grandmother, Goldie PRICE HEISER (1893-1919). First up is one is from Sallie PYLES PRICE (1862-1940) to Gertrude ‘Gertie’ PRICE HILLARD (1874-1953). This is one of the […]

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