The Fabulous Fifties

The Eisenhower Years - A Time of Optimism and Growth
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After the Great Depression and World War II, everyone was ready to take a breath and have fun. Population boomed, families moved to the suburbs, television (by the end of the decade) would be in most homes . . . daily life wasn't perfect but we pretended it was!
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Marriage of Shela and Avraham
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1934 - Unknown
Shela and her husband Avraham Alteratz
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1934 - Unknown
Army Medic
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1934 - Unknown
Added Nov 26 by: Marco Antonio
Marco Antonio
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Gabriel holding his newborn son Robert.
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Jan 8, 1929 - Unknown
Added Nov 25 by: Bob Arlia
Bob Arlia
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Jon Maier and Mona Maier
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Jan 6, 1924 - Nov 14, 1986
Added Nov 24 by: Jon Maier
Jon Maier
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Janet (my mum) on her wedding day. She married Anthony Robert Martin in 1959 and was 21 years of age.
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Jul 19, 1938 - Aug 5, 2020
A young Ronald Braz
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Aug 28, 1940 - Nov 3, 2014
Added Nov 20 by: Justin Braz
Justin Braz
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Class of 1953 Sterling High School yearbook photo. Carol Eaglin Frey, bottom row, second from left.
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Jul 10, 1934 - Aug 25, 1999
Added Nov 19 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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A photo of Betzy at age 36.
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1922 - 2014
Added Nov 19 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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The 1953 Coon High School yearbook photo of Connie Burnette.
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Nov 17, 1934 - November 1984
This is a photo of Bert Parks added by Amanda S. Stevenson on November 16, 2020.
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Dec 30, 1914 - Feb 2, 1992
Gumersindo Buhay Quinquito
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Jan 13, 1929 - Mar 11, 1995
This is a photo of Ramiro Buhay Quinquito added by Ruben Quinquito on November 14, 2020.
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May 8, 1930 - Dec 7, 1998
This is a photo of Augusto Buhay Quinquito added by Ruben Quinquito on November 13, 2020.
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Aug 13, 1936 - Aug 15, 1995
Emilio Buhay Quinquito
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Dec 18, 1933 - Sep 11, 2016
Added Nov 13 by: Ruben Quinquito
Ruben Quinquito
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This is a photo of Alicia Aguilar Icasiano added by Ruben Quinquito on November 13, 2020.
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Oct 11, 1930 - Unknown
Gumersindo Buhay Quinquito
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Jan 13, 1929 - Mar 11, 1995
This May 7th 1959 immigration form for Dahl Betzy shows that she had plans to stay indefinitely with Mrs. McCain at 1411 Hyde St in San Francisco California.
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1922 - 2014
Henry Ernest Kidd, wife Elzora Alice Kidd, daughters (l) Alta Lavonne and (r) Alice Luvern
Added Nov 2 by: Michelle Whitman
Michelle Whitman
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The 1957 Senior photo of Ira Pomerantz that appeared in the James Madison High School yearbook. Under his photo it reads: IRA POMERANTZ 1776 East 13 Street Basketball team, track team, lunchroom guard, sing, gym guard. College.
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Feb 24, 1939 - Jan 27, 2000
Wayne A. Ekblad's Birth Certificate
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Jan 4, 1958 - Unknown
Added Nov 1 by: Wayne A. Ekblad
Wayne A. Ekblad
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This is a photo of Ada Astels from the 1956 volume of the James Garfield High School yearbook, where she is listed as a teacher.
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Feb 13, 1891 - December 1974
This is a photo of Patricia M (Parzych) Roy and John Parzych added by Patricia Roy on October 29, 2020.
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Nov 9, 1920 - October 1982
June 1954
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Mar 31, 1909 - Sep 4, 1997
Added Oct 27 by: LeAnn Davis
LeAnn Davis
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A photo of Arvin Shreeve's passport when he travelled to Brail.
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Mar 1, 1930 - Aug 10, 2009
Added Oct 26 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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The 1959 Penn Hall High School yearbook photo of Neilia Hunter.
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Jul 28, 1942 - Dec 18, 1972
This is a photo of Lawrence H Houle added by Danney Palleschi Donovan on October 25, 2020.
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Sep 22, 1952 - Jul 1, 2005
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This is a very early picture of Kay “mom” but it’s my favorite
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May 22, 1950 - Sep 27, 2008
Added Oct 25 by: Erica Dennis
Erica Dennis
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Married October 10 1959 to Raymond C. Trayes
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May 14, 1931 - Dec 31, 1994
Baby Mike Grunkemeyer, courtesy of Ancestry.com
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Dec 19, 1953 - Feb 9, 1996
Added Oct 21 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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A photo of Michael Grunkemeyer as a baby. Photo courtesy of barksdale1957, added to Ancestry.com.
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Dec 19, 1953 - Feb 9, 1996
Added Oct 21 by: Kathy Pinna
Kathy Pinna
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My mother Pamela C Thompson. Standing in front of aunt Iva's car. In montcalm
Added Oct 20 by: Lori Russell
Lori Russell
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This is a photo of Pamela Claire (Thompson) Russell added by Lori Russell on October 20, 2020.
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Apr 9, 1946 - May 27, 2016
Added Oct 20 by: Lori Russell
Lori Russell
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This is a photo of Pamela Claire (Thompson) Russell added by Lori Russell on October 20, 2020.
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Apr 9, 1946 - May 27, 2016
Added Oct 20 by: Lori Russell
Lori Russell
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taken about 1954 this is Alva's wife Hattie Belle Parker
Added Oct 20 by: Carolann Padgett
Carolann Padgett
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Joe and Iva Flower
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November 1895 - Jun 8, 1962
Added Oct 18 by: Richard Flower
Richard Flower
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The 1954 Mount Hermon School yearbook photo of Andrew J. Porter. It reads: Nickname?: Caruso, College: Principia Franklin Park, N.J. Football 3, 4; Wrestling 4; Glee Club 3, 4; Choir 3, 4; Triple Quartet 3, 4; Hermon Players 4; Art Club 3.
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Sep 10, 1938 - May 1979
My grandpa Ferris Thompson. On the left. I believe the guy on right is Charles Maynard Courser in 1955 at someone's cottage. Or they called him Chet Courser
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c. Oct 31, 1908 - 1979
Added Oct 14 by: Lori Russell
Lori Russell
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The 1959 Redford High School Band with George Guy Rumohr in the middle of the photo second from the left (young man behind the boy with glasses).
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Feb 19, 1943 - Apr 29, 2008
The 1957 Normal Community High School yearbook photo of Clifford Whitwood.
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Sep 3, 1942 - Jan 5, 1971
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