1910s

Pic of the Week (#145) - "Hello Pickles, How you was?" - Postcard (1910)

Pic of the Week (#145) - "Hello Pickles, How you was?" - Postcard (1910)

A postcard from 1910 shows two young suitors in a tender embrace being chased down by a driver and two passengers in a red car. It was sent to a Mr. Frank Hollingsworth of Kearney, Nebraska. Can you help find the story?

Sailors and Bunnies Aboard the John Ena in Full Color (1916)

Sailors and Bunnies Aboard the John Ena in Full Color (1916)

What’s not to love about old-timey sailing men on a ship holding bunnies? These men sailed on the John Ena in May of 1916. Colorized by Okkama Colorizations at The Psychogenealogist (2019).

Pic of the Week (#143) - "The Doctor Says: You Need Some Change" (Postcard, 1916)

Pic of the Week (#143) - "The Doctor Says: You Need Some Change" (Postcard, 1916)

A quirky 1916 postcard written between cousins from Minnesota.. Can you help us find and tell their stories?

Pic of the Week (#141) - "Colorado's Pine and Silent Peak" (Postcard, 1918)

Pic of the Week (#141) - "Colorado's Pine and Silent Peak" (Postcard, 1918)

This delightful 1918 postcard depicts a picturesque Colorado mountain scene behind a forest of pine trees. Written from Hazel, to her Aunt in Illinois. Can you help us tell this story?

Pic of the Week (#139) - Burlington Boy Rides Fake Horse (1919)

Pic of the Week (#139) - Burlington Boy Rides Fake Horse (1919)

Is this boy at a Burlington Railway (Ontario, Canada) station in 1919 or 1920? Can you help me find and tell his story?

Women of Worcester, Massachusetts in Full Color (abt. 1915)

Women of Worcester, Massachusetts in Full Color (abt. 1915)

Colorized by Okkama Colorizations at The Psychogenealogist (2019). Who are these young women and what are their colorful stories?

Pic of the Week (#124) - Bonne Année (France, 1915)

Pic of the Week (#124) - Bonne Année (France, 1915)

This 1915 French postcard came from the same lot as Pic of the Week (#123). It is beautifully colored and has a nice inscription on the back. Can you help me find and tell the story behind it?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#121) - Grandma Alice and Great Uncle Tommy Howe (1911)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#121) - Grandma Alice and Great Uncle Tommy Howe (1911)

“Grandma Alice (Howe) Jenkins and Great Uncle Tommy Howe”. Can you help me find their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#117) - Postcard (1915) "Fruits and vegetables in abundance of all kinds." San Diego, CA

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#117) - Postcard (1915) "Fruits and vegetables in abundance of all kinds." San Diego, CA

A 1915 postcard from California: “We are in San Diego for a few days. We are having a fine time. We are enjoying every minute. Fruits and vegetables in abundance of all kinds.”

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#112) - Hog Island Shipyard

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#112) - Hog Island Shipyard

This drab industrial looking photograph shows the Hog Island Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I love learning random facts from these found photos! Do you have any Hog Island history in your family tree?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#103) - "Santa Claus came to you heavily loaded"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#103) - "Santa Claus came to you heavily loaded"

Postcard (1910): “Wish one and all a Happy New Year. Suppose Santa Claus came to you heavily loaded. Was very good to me. I am very busy now preparing to be bride-maid for a wedding. How are you standing this cold weather? Love to all. Anna L.”

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#98) - "My time is short"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#98) - "My time is short"

An early 1900s postcard sent between cousins. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#95) - "We would sure have a high time" (Postcard, 1911)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#95) - "We would sure have a high time" (Postcard, 1911)

This 1911 postcard is delightful for two reasons: the beautiful pastel drawing and the extremely legible handwriting. Can you help me tell the stories of Ida, Wilber, and Stella?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#89) - "I'm Your Melon Honey" (1913)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#89) - "I'm Your Melon Honey" (1913)

A 1913 postcard picturing a smiling watermelon wearing a top hat and bow tie. Beneath him are the words: “I’m Your Melon Honey”.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#85) - "Papa and mama arrived here all O.K." (1910)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#85) - "Papa and mama arrived here all O.K." (1910)

“Papa and mama arrived here all O.K. and left for Penn on the mid night train. Don't look for them home until Mon. night.” - 1910 postcard from Lapeer to Rose City, Michigan.

From Samos, Greece to Detroit By Way of The Themistocles: Constantinos "Gust" Halvangis (1886-1928)

From Samos, Greece to Detroit By Way of The Themistocles: Constantinos "Gust" Halvangis (1886-1928)

The story of my 2nd great uncle, what little I know, from Samos, Greece to Detroit. He travelled on The Themistocles in 1915. Can you help me find the rest of his story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#55)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#55)

Here is a water stained matted photograph of a professionally dressed gentleman. My guess is that it was taken between 1890 and 1910. What can you tell me about this man from his distinct and distinguished clothing?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#53)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#53)

Postcard to Mrs. Sam Beaty of Peabody, Kansas in 1918. Front: Electric Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

"My Dear Ruth: ... Well this is all I can get on the card so good bye with love from Mabel Bowers Merriam, Kansas"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#52)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#52)

Happy New Year, 1915!

"Dear Friend: Ruth is no better. Pulse is 120-130 per minute. She looks awfully bad and the doctors say she can't possibly recover. She must lie in bed day after day, no visitors and nothing to do but wait . . . "

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#50)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#50)

Miss Clara Richey of Fairfield, Virginia, "setting by the fire I guess" in 1912.