Well, I should have put this photo of the album in with the first post I made about the unidentified photos that were stuck in it. I have never made any claims to be organized, and this is further proof that I am not. I have nothing but a gut feeling to tell me it is 1880's or 1890's vintage. Cousin June sent me a list of the names that were written on the pages, but why in the world they would have removed the pictures in the first place is beyond my comprehension. I console myself with the knowledge that at least they kept them in the album. The problem is that they don't all match up, so either there were other photos that are missing, or they slipped in a few that weren't original to the album. I think I have a lead on the photo from my previous posting. When I looked at the list of names again, I found that there is only one couple listed . . . Lane McCarty's parents. And if I read her email correctly, the name Mollie was also on the same page. This seemed to suggest that there should be two photos on this page, but when I
Today, I want to share the photo that I forgot to take to the NGS conference with me. It is also a tintype and I have poured over it, enlarged it, compared it to other photos and wondered about the wild, colorful neck bow. I know the photo is in black and white, but I can see the color . . . can't you?
The woman below is Bridget O'Callahan, my gg grandmother.