Category Archives: photo preservation

Mystery Waterfront

Among the items I inherited from my Great Aunt Alma were two old albums that had belonged to my Great Grandmother, Bertha ‘Becky’ Treffeisen. One of these, apparently from about 1912 to 1914, contained several photos that had been taken … Continue reading

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Harper’s Weekly

In my further attempts to identify photos in my great grandmother’s photo album, I noticed this one, which I believe to be the matriarch of the influential Keen/Butcher family that my family worked with. This was probably Emma Keen, wife … Continue reading

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Alma’s Treasures

Alma was my grandpa’s sister, and she was a hoot. She was so full of life and energy that you couldn’t help but be inspired to get up and do something – anything! She was a painter, and just a … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Although I have been on the net for years and years (since 1986), I’ve never had a blog. “What’s all the fuss about?”, I used to think. However, I’ve recently wanted to share some of my discoveries with family and … Continue reading

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