1890s

Pic of the Week (#136) - Sweet Smiling Siblings

Pic of the Week (#136) - Sweet Smiling Siblings

I was delighted to find this very unique cabinet card photograph of two smiling children holding hands. Who are they? Can you help me find their stories?

Pic of the Week (#135) - Strunk Artistic Photographer of Reading, PA

Pic of the Week (#135) - Strunk Artistic Photographer of Reading, PA

I like the soulfully angular look of the woman in this late 1800s or early 1900s cabinet card photograph. Who is she? What is her story?

Pic of the Week (#133) - Gentlemen of The Owen House (1895)

Pic of the Week (#133) - Gentlemen of The Owen House (1895)

A gorgeous 1895 cabinet card photograph showing a group of gentlemen gathered in from to “The Owen House” in 1895. Who are these men? Can you help me find and tell their stories?

Pic of the Week (#132) - The Mona Lisa Smile of Laura Victoria Kallman (1875-1961)

Pic of the Week (#132) - The Mona Lisa Smile of Laura Victoria Kallman (1875-1961)

This late 1890s cabinet card from Sycamore, Illinois shows a beautiful young woman with a Mona Lisa smile and a stunning, soulful gaze. Can you help me find her story?

Sophocles Tsardoulias (1895-1895): On When to Hire Genealogy Help

Sophocles Tsardoulias (1895-1895): On When to Hire Genealogy Help

How I decided to hire expert genealogy help to research my Greek roots: The story of my 2nd great uncle, Sophocles Tsardoulias (1895-1895).

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#88) - Mature Man of Mulliken, Michigan

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#88) - Mature Man of Mulliken, Michigan

A mature man well into his 80s sports white hair and a thin, wispy, beard. His leathery hands carry a cane as he sits in a carved wooden chair. Who is he and what is his story? 

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#76) - Mr. Bert Doyle of Somewhere, Michigan

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#76) - Mr. Bert Doyle of Somewhere, Michigan

Who was Mr. Bert Doyle of Somewhere, Michigan? What is his story? Where is his family?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#75) - The Baker Art Studio of Detroit

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#75) - The Baker Art Studio of Detroit

The Baker Art Studio was a Detroit photography studio run by Charles Russell Baker (1855-1932). While the man in the photo remains a mystery, here is some information about the photographer who took his picture.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#74) - "Secure the Shadow Before the Substance Fades"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#74) - "Secure the Shadow Before the Substance Fades"

“Rosa Lena Hutchison and W.G. White. Father and mother before they were married. Picture taken in Burlington Kansas at Fair.” (1890s)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#67) - "Mareley and Tillman Drug Co." 1890

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#67) - "Mareley and Tillman Drug Co." 1890

Here is an 1890 photograph of several man and a few boys standing in store front, possibly the "Mareley and Tillman Drug Co." Can you help me find this photo's story?