1930s

Mr. Gerald Flood and Family of Castleboro, Co. Wexford, Ireland (1930s)

Mr. Gerald Flood and Family of Castleboro, Co. Wexford, Ireland (1930s)

Colorized by Okkama Colorizations at The Psychogenealogist (2019). Mr. Gerald Flood sits with his family in 1930s Castleboro, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

Pic of the Week (#123) - "See you soon. Lots of Love - Cécile" (France, 1933)

Pic of the Week (#123) - "See you soon. Lots of Love - Cécile" (France, 1933)

Here is a beautiful French postcard from 1933 showing a young woman in a green and gold dress and holding a bouquet of purple flowers. Does the translation of her French letter on the back help us tell her story?

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.

"A pugilistic neck, a powerful man, but essentially very meek" - Chester Joseph Stuve (1913-1978)

"A pugilistic neck, a powerful man, but essentially very meek" - Chester Joseph Stuve (1913-1978)

My 1st cousins, 2x removed, Chester Joseph Stuve (1913-1978) was "A good-natured fellow, an enthusiastic athlete, and a diligent student." Apparently his also had a strong neck. Here is his story as told through yearbook photos.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#72) - Marian and a Squirrel

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#72) - Marian and a Squirrel

Just your typical 1920s or 30s photograph of a toddler next to a squirrel munching on some bread. Written on the back is: "Marian and a squirrel". Oh, that and Spanky McFarland from “Our Gang”.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#66) - "I am very weak, wood is very expensive and hard to find."

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#66) - "I am very weak, wood is very expensive and hard to find."

A grandmother writes to her family, perhaps for the last time, in 1931.

"Girl, 4, Is Witness to Murder" - Dolores Urkowski (1930-1978)

"Girl, 4, Is Witness to Murder" - Dolores Urkowski (1930-1978)

Dolores Urkowski is my 2nd cousin once removed. Tragically, she witnessed the murder of her 20 year old nursemaid, Jennie Zablocki, in 1933. This is what I know of the story.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#31)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#31)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#31) - On Strike! 1937 or 1941. 

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#13)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#13)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#13) - The Children of Leningrad, 1936.