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A photo of Preston Carden and Mary J Woods - Married August 2,1943,Then off to Japan
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Great Aunt Leona "Leo" Fear (1881-1961)
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Leona "Leo" Fear
November 1881 - Aug 23, 1961
A photo of Earl Hansbourgh Robinson married to Virginia Walker Robinson - daddy, mom, and daughters Bonnie and Catherine
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A photo of George Allen Weeks in his WW l uniform, he is the bother of Lawrence Weeks Miller and Grace Weeks Osgood
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A photo of Martha Adeline (Ellis) Davis, taken in front of their home in Newark, De. . 2nd Wife of Charles Wesley Davis. She was b. 1858 d. 1930 m. 1884 Newark, De.
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chair- Charles Wesley Davis b. 5/10/1845 standing left- Alfred H. Davis, son of Charles b. 6/2/1873 father of Blanche D. Miller standing right- Nathan Benjamin Davis, brother of Charles b. 6/30/1840
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Charles Wesley Davis
Born: May 10, 1845
A photo of Lawrence Weeks Miller and Blanche Davis Miller, Wedding picture m. 12/1/1917
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Lawrence in his WW1 uniform PVT 1st Class Co A 31st Marching Gun Battalion 5'2', blue eyes, brown hair. Lawrence was given up for adoption by Jesse Weeks(from NJ) after his wife died. He was adopted by Edward Manley Miller and Lillian Cole Miller. They lived in Wilmington De.
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A photo of George Allen Weeks in about 1915. He was the child of Jesse Weeks, from Lower Bank, NJ and Mary Elizabeth White Weeks, from MD and the brother of Lawrence Weeks Miller.
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A photo of Blanche A. (Davis) Miller, b. 2/17/1901 and d. 6/10/1974
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Blanche Adaline (Davis) Miller
Feb 17, 1901 - Jun 10, 1974
Wilmington, DE
Who is the gentleman from the 1800's, could be from Delaware, Tennessee or Florida
Giovanni (aka John) Mili -- 4/9/04 - 8/26/78 - of Wilmington, Delaware in 1978
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Giovanni John Mili
Apr 9, 1904 - Aug 26, 1978
This is a picture of my mom, Nancy Lee Thornton, and kids she knew at Choate Street in Delaware in the 1940's. In the picture are Kay & Bob Kinghtons, Phyllis Gerald, Nancy Lee Thornton, and Dotty Timmer it was taken on Choate Street in Delaware
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This picture is of my mother's Great Grandfather John Thornton. Little is known of her dad's side of the family. He was the father of Elwood K Thornton and grand father to Elwood Lee Thornton who was my mothers father.
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John Thornton
Born: 1837
A photo of Bruno Uryc (also Urich) taken in the 1920's in Wilmington Delaware..
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Where some of the newsboy's money goes. Location: Wilmington, Delaware.
Two prisoners in pillory with another tied to whipping post below and man with whip in prison in Delaware
This is a photo of Fourth of July afternoon - Dover, Delaware added by Ancient Faces on December 29, 2011.
Patricia Maley, photographer, 1982, view of Holocaust Statue in Freedom Plaza between City/County Bldg. and State Bldg. - New City-County Building, 800 French Street, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE
Nicholas A. D'Intino at Anthony's wedding in Delaware
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Violet Cornell,daughter of George and Gertrude of Wisconsin. George was a lighthouse keeper. Back of photo was annotated born Jan 29, 1901, picture taken Sept 2nd,1901. Found in an antique store Nov 2011 in Delaware.
These were the shacks in which farm workers lived on the farm of Col. J. J. Ross. The African-American workers picked berries on the farm. The interior of the shacks consisted of a flooring of straw, a few bags, and absence of light and air. This was taken in Spring - can you imagine them in the winter? Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Hine, Lewis Wickes, photographer
Al Brown, an 11 year old newsboy in Wilmington Delaware in 1910. He had been selling newspapers for 3 years and worked 7 hours a day. The description of this photo is as follows: Average earnings 50 cents per week. Father merchant tailor, $26 weekly. Selling papers own choice. Earnings not needed at home. [Doesn't] smoke. Visits saloons. Wants money to spend . This was part of a series of photos that documented newsboys. The series intimated that newsboys were "gangs" that lead dissolute lives. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940, photographer
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from what i can tell it's a water or oil painting if you zoom in you can see where the side of the chair wasnt completed except by a coal pencil i just dont know
Photo taken at E. Webb's Union Gallery, 302 Market St, Wilmington, Delaware.
Photographer is W.H. Curry of Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware.
Young man photographed by A.P. Beecher of Wilmington, Delaware.
Photographer is A.P. Beecher of Wilmington, Delaware. Photo was found in Thomasville, Georgia.
Photographer is A.P. Beecher of Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Photo was found in Thomasville, Georgia.
Photographer is A.P. Beecher of Wilmington, Delaware.
Unknown woman of Wilmington, Delaware.
Photographer is A.P. Beecher of Market Street, Wilmington, DE.
Photographer is Sutterley and Sawyer of Market Street, Wilmington, DE.
A photo of my Paternal Grandparents,Alva Vernon & Bessie Lee Ellis/Crist at their Home in Minquadale, New Castle Delaware. Parents of Rita-Vera-Audrey-Byron-Lial-and Alva Raymond Crist (My Father) Alva R Crist/Utter Contact me at rosalie@atlantic.net
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Unknown Family, Found in home of Meeds/Northrup/Newcomb/ Tomasek or Thomas. If you know of this Family, Please contact me at rosalie@atlantic.net
photo found in home of Meeds/Northrup/ Newcomb/ Tomasek/ or Thomas. You can contact me at rosalie@atlantic.net
Kiko the Clown was a Vaudeville performer. The note on the back of the photo is dated March 29, 1952. He says in his letter on the back, that they are about to perform their show in Durham, and that it may only run a few more weeks.
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