Pic of Week

Pic of the Week (#134) - Dapper Derby Dans of Rockford, Illinois

Pic of the Week (#134) - Dapper Derby Dans of Rockford, Illinois

Here are six similarly aged and dressed men wearing Derby or Bowler type hats and dark overcoats. Who are they and what are their stories?

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 (#127) - Sealed With a Kiss

Pic of the Week (#127) - Sealed With a Kiss

This #foundphoto is interesting to me more for what is on the back than what is on the front. This probably early 1950s photograph has a bright red lipstick imprint on the back.

Pic of the Week (#126) - Ford Driving Kodachrome Stranger

Pic of the Week (#126) - Ford Driving Kodachrome Stranger

This shirtless fella is enjoying a summer day at the lake. He is standing in front some type of Ford, presumably his pride and joy. can you help me find and tell his story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#107) - Themistocles Writes to His Father

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#107) - Themistocles Writes to His Father

Handsomely dressed in a suite, tie, and tweed overcoat turned up at the collar, Themistocles sports a well coiffed head of dark Grecian hair and a toothbrush mustache. Can you help me find his story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#106): "Heard You Were Lonesome"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#106): "Heard You Were Lonesome"

Hannah Mortensen sends a postcard to Amelia Naukee of Detroit, Michigan. Here’s what it says. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#104) - Celebrating Two Full Years of Weekly Pics!

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#104) - Celebrating Two Full Years of Weekly Pics!

Well, we’ve done it! Two years straight! This is the 104th installment of The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week series. I hope you’ve enjoyed them. Here’s a beauty with links to all the other.

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 (#102) - Albert Wiedman, Manufacturer of Fine Confectionery

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#102) - Albert Wiedman, Manufacturer of Fine Confectionery

Here is a beautiful cabinet card photograph showing the store of “Albert Wiedman, Manufacturer of Fine Confectionery”. That is probably Albert standing with his wife and son. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#101) - "Men Working"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#101) - "Men Working"

Hunched, paint brush in hand, this older man casts his own shadow on the side of the building he is painting. Who is he and what is his story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#100) - Battle Creek Woman Reaches Century Mark

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#100) - Battle Creek Woman Reaches Century Mark

If born just a few weeks earlier than her February 17, 1900 birthday, Ida Rhoads Sears (1900-2002) would have achieved the rare distinction of having lived in three different centuries! This is her story.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#99) - Is This the Family of Moses Devore (1844-1917)?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#99) - Is This the Family of Moses Devore (1844-1917)?

A lovely family portrait, this cabinet card appears to be the family of Moses (1844-1917) and Fannie Raisor Devore (1855-1926). Can you help me find and tell their story?

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 (#97) - Bernice Smith, Daughter of Elmer and Lizzie, Springfield, MO

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#97) - Bernice Smith, Daughter of Elmer and Lizzie, Springfield, MO

This is Bernice Smith of Springfield, Missouri. She’s the daughter of Elmer and Lizzie Smith; sister of Thelma. I found her photo. Can you help me find her story?

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 (#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 (#94) - Illinois Boy Charles Shauk Wears Unique Outfit

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#94) - Illinois Boy Charles Shauk Wears Unique Outfit

Illinois boy, Charles Shauk, wears a unique outfit. Can you help me tell his story?

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 Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#92) - The Mustache That Wouldn't Quit

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#92) - The Mustache That Wouldn't Quit

A moustache like this just needs to be shared! Check out these vintage photographs of mustachioed and bearded men!

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#91) - "Being Good is Such A Lonesome Job" - Postcard From 1908

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#91) - "Being Good is Such A Lonesome Job" - Postcard From 1908

“Being Good is Such A Lonesome Job” - A 1908 postcard from Elsie Crothers Lamb to her husband George. Can you help me find their relatives?