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Pic of the Week (#130) - "Group of Educated Orang Utans", the Bronx Zoo, and the Parks Family (Postcard, 1905)

Pic of the Week (#130) - "Group of Educated Orang Utans", the Bronx Zoo, and the Parks Family (Postcard, 1905)

Here is a quirky postcard from 1905. It shows a “Group of Educated Orang Utans” gathered around a table sharing a meal. It is from the New Your Zoological Park. Can you help me find the story of the Parks family?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#96) - John Chrisville Putting On Shoes Outside Temple

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#96) - John Chrisville Putting On Shoes Outside Temple

Military man and New Yorker John Chrisville puts on shoes outside a temple. But where? Can you help me find out?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#77) - Beer Swigs, Oyster Slurps, and The Devil's Bathtub

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#77) - Beer Swigs, Oyster Slurps, and  The Devil's Bathtub

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#77) - Beer Swigs, Oyster Slurps, and The Devil's Bathtub

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#71) - Henry Hurd Roberts from Rock Stream to Cornell University Class of 1875

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#71) - Henry Hurd Roberts from Rock Stream to Cornell University Class of 1875

Is this Henry Hurd Roberts (1853-1914) of Rock Stream, NY? If so, he went on to Cornell University and graduated in 1875. He became a successful teacher. This is his story.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#69) - Ethel Rosemon Gets Catskills Greeting from Rip Van Winkle (1906)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#69) - Ethel Rosemon Gets Catskills Greeting from Rip Van Winkle (1906)

Ethel Rosemon receives a postcard from the Catskills in 1906. Who is she? What is her story? And what is left to learn?