Saturday, May 15, 2010
No answers, just questions.........
The photo I share here is a totally unidentified, unknown and probably never will be identified. My father tore down a house that had been vacant for 26 years. Inside was found various things that the last of the family did not remove. A Victorian styled upright piano, cupboards full of kitchen things, a couple of trunks with various abandoned personal items. Among the discarded was this photo of a country school scene of somewhere here in the United States. When you gaze at the different faces, you wonder what countries that there families had migrated from to the United States. This classroom is far older that the era that my mom taught which was in 1938. I am not good a dating these things but I am sure that it is closer to being in the 20's or earlier.
There is one teacher in the back of the room and a picture of some building on the back chalk board. I also like the number 10 on the other board.
I do have some of the names of the family that lived in this house and someday I will research them. In the kitchen was found a diary by one of the women that lived there with some names. I also have two old photo albums with a few names inside.
Another mysterious picture that I have here is a car filled with two passengers and others that you can see through the windows. I am thinking this is my Uncle Kenny whom I blogged about earlier. I just saw him this week and he is in his early 90's. The woman in the back seat closest to us looks like my mom, but it could be my grandmother. I thought it was a picture of interest to share.
This photo has some people in it that I know. My Dad Jesse T. Burgus is the man sneaking up on th two boys. I am thinking that the older boy is my oldest brother Ron J. Bugus. The younger one is unknown to me. The little girl is a cousin of mine but again I don't have any idea at this point. I had two older Uncles of the family that had daughters and I am thinking that it could be one of their daughters.
I have a first cousin who will help me out with these as time goes by and I will return and edit my Sepia Saturday.
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