Pic of the Week

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#122) - German Boy Celebrates with Chocolates and Paints

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#122) - German Boy Celebrates with Chocolates and Paints

A German boy celebrates with chocolate and paints. Is it his birthday? Christmas? Can you help me find and tell his story?

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 (#120) - Peter and Agnes Young from Leadville, Colorado

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#120) - Peter and Agnes Young from Leadville, Colorado

This distinguished looking couple appears to be Peter (b. 1830) and Agnes Young (b. 1842) of Leadville, Colorado. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

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 (#118) - Jennie Frances Ward of Worcester, MA

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#118) - Jennie Frances Ward of Worcester, MA

This appears to be Jennie Frances Ward of Worcester, Massachusetts around 1890. The photo was sent to Asa W. Ward and Family. Can you help me find and tell 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 (#116) - A Baby Sits for a Photograph at Garns & Co. in Camden, New Jersey

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#116) - A Baby Sits for a Photograph at Garns & Co. in Camden, New Jersey

Garns and Co. Photographers of Camden, New Jersey opened its doors in February of 1889. This cute child may have been one of the first customers.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#115) - The Oak Hotel of Presque Isle, Maine

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#115) - The Oak Hotel of Presque Isle, Maine

The Oak Hotel in Presque Isle, Maine was probably the temporary home of my grandparents in the early 1940s. My grandfather, James William Halvangis (1920-1973) was stationed their briefly during WWII.

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#114) - "Je vous aime, Chuck"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#114) - "Je vous aime, Chuck"

“Je vous aime, Chuck” - a young woman from the 1940s writes on a photo to her sweetheart. Can you help me find and tell her story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#113) - Postcard From Dale to Miss Hazel Osborn of Prospect, Ohio (1907)

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#113) - Postcard From Dale to Miss Hazel Osborn of Prospect, Ohio (1907)

A 1907 postcard to Miss Hazel Osborn of Prospect, Ohio: "How are you getting along All O.K. I suppose. Dale”. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

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 (#111) - Mary Hunscker of Mauch Chunk, PA

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#111) - Mary Hunscker of Mauch Chunk, PA

Mary Hunscker gets her photo taken by the photographer Zelner in Mauch Chunk, PA. Can you help me find and tell her story?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#110) - "Minnie's Mother, Sue H. Leig"

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#110) - "Minnie's Mother, Sue H. Leig"

Who was Minnie? And her mother, Sue H. Leig, presumably from Reading, PA? Can you help me find and tell their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#109) - Bucketed Berries?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#109) - Bucketed Berries?

A family stands in front of their bucketed harvest. Can you help me find and tell their stories?

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#108) - Mr. Gust to Mr. Rentschler of Kaukauna, Wisconsin

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#108) - Mr. Gust to Mr. Rentschler of Kaukauna, Wisconsin

Here is a lovely cabinet card photograph from Kaukauna, Wisconsin. The back says “Mr. Gustav A Gust to ? L. Rentschler”. Can you help me find and tell the stories of these men?

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 (#105) - Melancholy Maggie Mead

The Psychogenealogist Pic of the Week (#105) - Melancholy Maggie Mead

This woman’s downward stare is melancholy and intense. She’s forlorn. perhaps in mourning. Her face and eyes hint at an emotional story. What could it be?