Monday, June 27, 2011

A thank you card from Mrs. Geisler

Jean was a student at Whitman College during the 1940s.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

The Mystery of the Missing Jewel

Circa 1997, then eight-year-old son Kevin was always very vocal about the fact that he did not like drawing. But not only did he create an elaborate coat rack in this illustration, the hat on that rack looks like it belongs to Sherlock Holmes.

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Like a refugee

Caption reads Refugee line 1914? but photo was printed in 1939. No other info.

Monday, June 13, 2011

Mixed messages

Taken in 1948 down the street from the Kress store in Tucson, Arizona. The caption was written later as it is in thin felt pen.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Baldy Sours and His Orchestra

Antique photo circa 1890s of a small un-named orchestra on a yacht, unfortunately fading with time.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Gang signs 1930s-style?

From 1933, I'm guessing this might be a fraternity-related thing.

Friday, June 3, 2011

Ruth closest to H2O

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Dear Aunt Katie

Sept 1939.