historic photograph: Holmes Rd Searcy AR Gertrude Holmes as a young girl - 12/06/19 02:07 PM

Elizabeth Gertrude Durham
The pretty girl on the left was named Elizaeth Gertrude Durham and I think the girl on the right was her sister.  The picture dates back, way back, and the girls are dressed in very pretty and fancy outfits.  The hair styles appear the same with a huge bow at the back.
Elizabeth Gertrude had an Arkansas future coming her way.  She married Ballard Holmes from the Searcy AR area and they lived on Holmes Road in Searcy for many years......long enough to have the road named for them.  They had 4 children.  All of the children have passed on … (10 comments)

historic photograph: Pangburn. 1st grade. 1929-30. Historic photo. Love it! - 11/06/19 08:36 AM

I love this picture!  It is part of the Dale VanPatten collection of pictures and historic documents.  I like the old house in the background, the kids looking so well-behaved, and the teacher standing beside the group.
The old style-thing shows up again.  Girl's hair style was short-hair-with-bangs straight across the forehead.  The 8th girl on back row (left to right) reminds me of me because she is taller than most kids, has serious scared look, and would never be a trouble maker!  Boys mostly had overalls.  Some had bare feet.
Also look at girls 6 and 9, back row.  They have faces … (6 comments)

historic photograph: Little golfer. Did he grow up to be famous? Who was he? - 08/26/19 11:23 AM

Who  was he?
The picture is too old to ask, "Who is he?"  I am sort of a sucker for old photos and this one was 50 cents at an estate sale.  I didn't notice until I got it home that this little feller is holding a golf ball and golf club.  The mat had been rounded to fit into a round frame (but didn't) and the frame was rusted.  I removed him and decided to share with folks on activerain.  Wouldn't it be funny if he turned out to be some famous golfer!  Or perhaps he was some famous golfer's son......
So … (8 comments)

 
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