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The 1940's

The 1940's - a decade of hard work Read more >>

Coming out of the Great Depression, the world faced another challenge in the 1940's: World War II. Although the war began in the 1930's, it expanded and gained in ferocity (and atrocities) in the 1940's. At the end of the decade, soldiers returned home and the Greatest Generation began creating the Baby Boomer generation. << Read less
A photo of an unknown woman. I don't know who she is, but I thought she was fascinating. I am using her image as the main character in a story I'm writing. I call her "Brenda." I got the image from a collection of mixed photographs.
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This is a photo of James T Sandlin, Ben Sandlin, and others added by James Sandlin on April 5, 2020.
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Benjamin R Sandlin
Born: around 1904
Texas, United States
This is a photo of Roy Metcalf Copeland Jr. added by Hunter Holt on April 5, 2020.
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Roy Metcalf Copeland Jr.
May 18, 1923 - Jan 11, 1945
This is a photo of Raymond A. Peralta, My Uncle, added by Ed Peralta on March 26, 2020.
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Raymond A. Peralta
1925 - 1944
Jacek sadly perished during the Warsaw ghetto uprising on August 7,1944
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Jacek Dzierzanowski
1934 - Aug 7, 1944
Found in an antique store. Written on the back "Henry & Martha Easterling on farm at Evant Texas"
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John Henry Easterling
Jan 10, 1878 - Jan 16, 1951
This is a photo of Rita Laucello added by Rachel Luscomb on March 17, 2020.
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Rita Laucello
Mar 31, 1918 - Dec 14, 2002
Clinton, NY
This is a photo of Curtis F Mcclain 1943 added by Diane Wallace on March 14, 2020.
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Curtis F Mcclain
Mar 30, 1913 - June 1989
This is a photo of Richard R Galutia added by Ginny Kliever on March 11, 2020.
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Richard R Galutia
Mar 3, 1932 - Jun 19, 2009
Berwick, PA
Emil J Latzko - has to be in the 40's or 50's. Not sure where he was I think somewhere in Philadelphia.
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Emil Latzko
Sep 22, 1912 - September 1975
Philadelphia, PA
This is a photo of Charles Clair Coen added by Iris Young on March 1, 2020.
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Charles Clair Coen
Jul 7, 1925 - Jul 29, 2009
Weaverville, CA
This is a photo of Henry Calvin Martin added by Kristy Rainwater on February 26, 2020.
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Henry Calvin Martin
Feb 3, 1926 - Apr 10, 1967
Confirmation of Thomas Tiletsky, circa 1940s This is my grandfather as a boy at his Confirmation, one of the Catholic Sacraments. My grandfather Thomas was raised in the Slavic neighborhoods of Fells Point and Patternson Park in Baltimore, MD. He was ethnically Polish and Lithuanian. His younger sister told me that he was quite the jokester as a child, and teachers couldn't get him out of their classrooms fast enough. The teachers would often give him money to go to the moviehouse instead.
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Thomas Tiletsky
Oct 15, 1932 - May 17, 1996
Parkville, MD
This is a photo of Evelyn Doster added by Sarah Ashley on February 25, 2020. Evelyn Doster circa 1940, Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore, MD in her Sunday best
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Evelyn Doster
1934 - 2005
This is a photo of Ernest Verbarg added by Karen McKee on February 23, 2020.
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Ernest Verbarg
Sep 23, 1929 - February 1972
Indianapolis, Indiana
This is a photo of Donald W Rorick added by William Fox on February 20, 2020.
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Donald W Rorick
Born: around 1927
New York, United States
Photo of Olive Minerva Sapp taken in the 1940s/1950s.
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Olive Minerva (Sapp) Harold
Dec 28, 1922 - Oct 29, 1995
A photo of James Lafayette Coffman with Julia Esabella circa late 40's early 50's. The girls name could possibly be Julia Isbell since he had a friend named Irvin Isbell
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James Lafayette Coffman
Mar 30, 1932 - 2013
A photo of James Lafayette Coffman in his late teens
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James Lafayette Coffman
Mar 30, 1932 - 2013
A photo of James Lafayette Coffman taken in 1944 age 12 -14
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James Lafayette Coffman
Mar 30, 1932 - 2013
A photo of James Lafayette Coffman age 16 or 17
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James Lafayette Coffman
Mar 30, 1932 - 2013
A photo of James Lafayette Coffman age 8 - 10 yrs
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James Lafayette Coffman
Mar 30, 1932 - 2013
A photo of Olga Wasilok
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Olga (Wasilok) Martyska
Jan 26, 1920 - Mar 29, 1999
A photo of Delbert Monroe Crim, class of 1940 Knightstown H S Knightsrown IN
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A photo of Walter Noehren
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Walter Noehren
Jan 4, 1914 - Mar 15, 1977
An early 1940s portrait of Irk and his wife, Helen Leola Stevens.
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Irk William Potts
Sep 10, 1902 - May 19, 1947
Icie Fern Barker born 1 Dec. 1910 and her father Harvey Frank Barker born 13 Jan. 1887 in Narrows, Giles, VA 1948. Grandma Icie and family had moved up the the Antigo area of WI. in 1930. And went down to Narrows to visit her father whom she hadn't seen in many years.
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Icie Fern (Barker) Royse
Born: Dec 1, 1910
A photo of Joseph Schanandore photo taken circa 1940 in Mason City, Iowa by Lorraine Perdicaris.
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Joseph Schanandore
Born: around 1912
United States
A photo of Donald Keith Nonini and Deborah Marie Nonini Ezernack Rusconi
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A photo of Donald Keith Nonini
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A photo of my grandfather Mike Rakush, husband of Margaret Stawnychka. Could this be Errol Flynn in disguise? Picture taken in 1945 at the CNR Station in Hamilton ON Canada.
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A photo of June Trexler in New Guinea, 1943
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Glenn Vann Trexler Jr
Feb 27, 1920 - Dec 6, 2011
A photo of Glenn Vann Trexler with Mittie who was June's girlfriend when he went away with the Army
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Glenn Vann Trexler
Feb 18, 1894 - Sep 10, 1956
A photo of Buelah Ann Eagle
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Buelah Ann (Eagle) Trexler
Aug 17, 1895 - Oct 24, 1947
A photo of Joseph M Rispoli - Taken around 1949
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Joseph M Rispoli
1929 - Jul 13, 1995
Massapequa Park, NY
A photo of Bettina (Rispoli) Rosato - Taken around 1942 when she was 20 years old.
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Bettina (Rispoli) Rosato
Jun 8, 1922 - Oct 1, 2004
AnnMarie and Steve's wedding photo. November 1949. Well Mom and Dad eloped a year before this, Nov 1948. A year later, around their anniversary, they got married in the church and had more of an official but small celebration.
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Steve Soresso
Sep 7, 1927 - Nov 25, 1985
Maple Heights, OH, United States
Felix was only 10 years old when he was sadly killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau on November 19,1943
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Felix Mark Susan
Aug 27, 1933 - Nov 19, 1943
A photo of Elizabeth Jerusha Hoffner Shinn with baby Garren
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A photo of Doris Ann (Phillips) Trexler
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Doris Ann (Phillips) Trexler
around 1929 - around Nov 30, 2018
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