1920s

Pic of the Week (#144) - A Family Photo and a Photographer's Secret?

Pic of the Week (#144) - A Family Photo and a Photographer's Secret?

A family photograph of a father and his son’s from 1920s Greeley, Colorado. Was their photographer, Howard Riley, hiding a secret?

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?

"Angry Elephants Quieted By Clown With Town Bread" - August 3, 1926

"Angry Elephants Quieted By Clown With Town Bread" - August 3, 1926

The Psychogenealogist Reads The News! A circus clown saves the town from angry elephants. WITH BREAD! Real articles from yesteryear read with old-times charm to a modern audience.

The Power of Professional Photo Colorization to Make Your Relatives Real: The Rhoads Sisters

The Power of Professional Photo Colorization to Make Your Relatives Real: The Rhoads Sisters

A talented photograph colorization artist has the power to make your ancestors stories come to life. Here is an example from my own family history: The Rhoads Sisters.

Pic of the Week (#129) - Friends and Fences

Pic of the Week (#129) - Friends and Fences

A 1920s era group of people sitting behind a wire fence. What do you think their stories are?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#119) - The Hanley Homestead at 739 E. Baker Street in Flint, Michigan

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#119) - The Hanley Homestead at 739 E. Baker Street in Flint, Michigan

Here is one from my personal vault. It is a photo taken probably around 1929 at 739 East Baker Street in Flint, Michigan.

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 (#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 (#93) - Weihnachten (Christmas) 1928 - Hans Joachim Röda

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#93) - Weihnachten (Christmas) 1928 - Hans Joachim Röda

A boy, Hans Joachim Röda, and his Christmas (Germany, 1928).

The Psychogenealogst Pic of the Week (#86) - A 1929 Birthday Party in Germany

The Psychogenealogst Pic of the Week (#86) - A 1929 Birthday Party in Germany

A group gathers for a 30th birthday party. Germany, 1929.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#84) - An Engagement Party in Gorlitz, Germany (1927)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#84) - An Engagement Party in Gorlitz, Germany (1927)

“To you, my dear good Walter” - 90 year old photograph of a 1927 engagement party Gorlitz, Germany.

The Vallance Babies of Johnstown, PA

The Vallance Babies of Johnstown, PA

George and Laverne Rhoads Vallance (1899-1962) had four stillborn babies (one set of twins) between 1922 and 1924 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. These were their only children. Here are their stories.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#30)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#30)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#30) - Kaiser George, 1921.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#23)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#23)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#23) - An Industrial Workshop and the Swastika of Cimmaron, circa 1920.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#3)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#3)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week #3. Western High School fencing team, 1925.