Civil War · Military · Photos

Allan’s Sister is an Only Child – Another Photo Mystery to Solve!

When I found this postcard, I thought I had an easy one. So many clues! No stamp block this time, but even better, a cancelled stamp.  The 1 cent Benjamin Franklin (green, profile, with olive branches) was in use from 1908 to 1922. The post mark is not perfect, but we can plainly see the… Continue reading Allan’s Sister is an Only Child – Another Photo Mystery to Solve!

Local Genealogy · Local History · Photos

One Lady, Two Names – A Photo Mystery!

  Usually there is not enough information on a photograph to identify the subject, but sometimes, there is too much information. This cabinet card photograph is from the collection of the Mishawaka Library Local History Room. The reverse of the photo includes the photographers name and address, two names (Theresa Tromp, Mrs. H. J. Graham)… Continue reading One Lady, Two Names – A Photo Mystery!

Genealogy Events · South Bend Area Genealogical Society

Don’t Miss our German Dinner and Program with Dr. Mike Lacopo!

Be sure and RSVP for our German Dinner and “METHODS FOR IDENTIFYING THE GERMAN ORIGINS OF AMERICAN IMMIGRANTS” program presented by Dr. Mike Lacopo! Monday, October 31, 2016 6:00 pm German Dinner, 7:00 pm Program Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church,  53720 North Ironwood Road $15.00 for dinner and program Dinner will be catered by… Continue reading Don’t Miss our German Dinner and Program with Dr. Mike Lacopo!