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By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Sadie Bonnell was born in1888 in England and educated at Bedales. At the outbreak of WWI she was 26 and joined the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry as an ambulance driver.   Although trained as an ambulance driver she War Office was skeptical so they rejected her.Undeterred she joined the Canadian Army...
By Paula Prince, Top 10% Grossing REALTOR in NWA
(Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette)
Comments 2
Just listed this afternoon - 449 Munroe, 129,900 listed by Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney and Faucette, Paula Prince listing agent-Get it while it's hot! This amazing house is tucked away on a quiet little street ending in a cul-de-sac. No through traffic, plenty of room in the front and HUGE bac...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
Guy Goma was born in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo back in 1969. In 2006 he was waiting in the main reception area of the BBC Television Center in London for a job interview for a position as a “date support cleanser”. At the same time there was to be a live television interview for Guy Kewney a...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
A soldier’s letterThe letter started out “Dear Papa”. We have all been in one fine fight and it was not so exciting as I had hoped, not as exciting as affairs in Mexico, because there was so much company. when the shelling first stared I had some doubts.The letter went on comparing the first majo...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
James King was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota back in 1923 to Rolf and Ruth. After graduating from Washburn High School we worked as a jewelry wholesaler, loading and unloading railway boxcars at Burlington freight yards in Minneapolis. He wanted to be a naval fighter pilot but he had poor eyesig...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 9
The first thing that interested me when I came across this old picture was the cigar smoking dudes who looked so proud of themselves posing in their Sunday best.  Then I looked at their shoes.  Gaze down and see one man's shoe is a lace-up one.  It looks pretty worn but was the height of fashion....
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 13
Bernice Shiner was born in Ernest, Pennsylvania back in 1931. I have no history about her schooling, childhood however I do know one thing. She loved to play a game. More later on what that game was. In her mid-thirties she was already married and working as a secretary. According to what I’ve re...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
A few weeks ago Praful Thakkar had a contest asking for his followers to guess a list price on a home.  I submitted by WAG (wild A$$ guess) and never thought anything about it.  This morning I received a email from him telling me I had won. He asked for my mailing address so he could send me a sm...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 12
Abner Kneeland was born in Gardner, Massachusetts back in 1774 to Timothy and Martha. I don’t have any information about his childhood, what school he attended and so on. Now let’s get to it. At 21 he attended a Baptist church and served as its lay preacher for a time. He converted to Universalis...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 15
Sophia Cecilia was born in Manhattan back in 1923 to George and Evangelia. Her parents are a whole different issue as they were not compatible other than having children. Her father was laid back while her mother was demanding and controlling.   At around the age of three her mother noted Sophia ...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
William Lawrence was born in Hendrysburg, Ohio back in 1895 to Charles and Lida. He was raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma however when his father died he moved to California. He worked as an orange picker, surveyor, tool dresser and automobile salesman. He also found extra work in the movie industry.When...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 19
Let’s go exploringMarcel Ravidat back in 1940 near Dordogne, France decided to go exploring along the countryside. What he found will have him forever to be written down in the history books, more on that shortly.After the discovery he returned with three friends acquis Marsal, Georges Agnel and ...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Ezra Lee was born in Lyme, Connecticut back in 1749. I don’t have any background as to his education however, when you hear the rest of the story it really doesn’t matter.In 1776 he was selected to volunteer for a mission. Then Sergeant Lee was one of several men taught to operate the Turtle, mor...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 5
1899 Searcy Daily Citizen finds a new home.Just a few days ago I ran a blog about what I should do with an old (and I mean REALLY old) newspaper that I had found.  Here's the blog.  Click to read it.  I found an old frame that held a limited edition print by Charles Fogle and put the newspaper ri...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 0
Here's another great old picture that was made approximately 1976.  It was found in an old estate sale for a price within my budget.  It stills looks basically the same if you google Des Arc Arkansas.   Des Arc is a small town that takes a bit of driving to get to but is worth the drive.  The cou...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 14
Eleanore Cammack was born in Los Angeles, California back in 1934 to Winfred and Eleanore. She graduated from USC with a bachelor’s degree in communication in 1956. She worked as a production assistant on “Climax!” with CBS-TV. In 1980 she moved to Northern California where she had a long public-...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 20
A mouse.Don’t know about you but I like a mouse. That’s right I like them. In fact, I have two of those little things. The one I use at home is about 5 years old and it has been giving up the ghost for the last two weeks. My attempts to revive it has not succeeded so it’s off to Wal-Mart for me t...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Caleb was born in Chinquapin, North Carolina back in 1867. Not much is written about his childhood or parents so we’ll move on. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and went on to the University of Maryland School of Medicine.He had to drop out because of his father’s...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 6
We did the boys football team from Searcy High School in Searcy AR a few days ago.  Now we have a picture from approximately the same period of a group of girls who evidently made up the basketball team.  And they are also named on the back. The girls were:  "Seated left to right, Virginia McCain...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 16
Blanche Kelso was born in Farmville, Virginia back in 1841 to Pettis and Polly. He was well educated teaching school and attending Oberlin college in Ohio. He worked as a steamboat porter and opened a school in Hannibal, Missouri.In 1868 he moved to Bolivar, Mississippi where he bought a plantati...

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