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A photo of Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler
People in this photo:
Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler
May 3, 1885 - Oct 14, 1977
A photo of my grammy Frances and her boyfriend, Glenn Wilbert, at the Great Wall of China in the early 2000s
People in this photo:
Frances Marie Rimer
Mar 16, 1931 - Jul 25, 2007
San Bernardino, CA
A photo of Marineth Dadap in Guangzhou, China in 2012.
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Elizabeth & Tom Scalese Sr. in Tsingtao 1939: My mother and father in Tsingtao, China (now spelled Qingdoa) probably 1939. They are the ones on your right in the picture, mom Elizabeth Marie Donahue Scalese and dad Ltjg Thomas J. Scalese (standing). Ester Zerambi to my mom's right. This was probably taken in Shanghai (not sure)...
People in this photo:
Elizabeth M. Donahue Scalese
Born: Sep 14, 1911
Captain Nathaniel Webber: This photo was taken on one of his last voyages in Hong Kong when he was captain of the ship Silas Greenman. He was at sea almost 50 years.
People in this photo:
Nathaniel Webber
Born: Mar 29, 1795
Faberkrankhaus - the hospital in Tsingtao, China where I was born July 29, 1939.
Old photo found in a letter written by Charles H. Crocker. Letter written in November, 1899 in Singapore and was sent to Calcutta, India. Only thing written on back of photo is "Mrs. Damron".
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This is a photo of Police station, Hong Kong, China added by Ancient Faces on January 11, 2012.
This is a photo of The museum from the Colonnade, Hong Kong, China added by Ancient Faces on January 10, 2012.
This is a photo of [Portraits of a Chinese policeman with prisoners, a... added by Ancient Faces on January 10, 2012.
A photo of one of the modes of punishment in China - a Boxer prisoner, Peking, China
This is a photo of [Nankeen cloth-making]: Rude Process of Preparing the... added by Ancient Faces on January 9, 2012.
This is a photo of At party to Chinese Minister of Finance. Washington D.C.... added by Ancient Faces on January 8, 2012.
Joe E. Brown, driving a jeep loaded with American G.I.'s, seeing the sights of China during WW II. Joseph Evans Brown, an American actor and comedian, started out touring with circuses and vaudeville. He later made many movies - if you saw him in any, you remember him opening his mouth wide - very very wide! Two of his sons were in WW II and he spent his own money touring and entertaining the troops in WW II. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
People in this photo:
Joseph Evans Brown
Born: Jul 18, 1891
Agents and "colporteurs" (peddlers of religious books) for the American Bible Society in Peking (now Beijing) China. Does someone know what is written on the sign hanging beside the Chinese men? There are four men (the agents and peddlers) and two young boys at the left of the photo. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Bain News Service
Image of the famous Mongol emperor, Genghis Khan, who lived from 1162 through 1227. Genghis Khan reigned from 1206 through 1227. He is most remembered due to his military conquests, which some believe, were due to his trust in his primary generals Muqli, Jebe and Subutai.
Whoa camel - I'm in control: Harriett Chalmers Adams an explorer and contributor to National Geographic magazine, holding on to camels in the Gobi desert. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.
People in this photo:
Harriet Chalmers Adams
Born: Oct 22, 1875
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