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Thursday, January 21, 2010

Treasure Chest Thursday - Eileen young and older

This first photo is the focus of our attention today. Eileen is about 12 years old, in sixth grade most likely, about 1930. The physical photo I scanned is less than an inch square. Perhaps it was a school photo, but more likely, I think it was taken at a booth at a fair. They were popular in the 1930s... I have one of her and Dad later... This is my Mom, Eileen KINNICK, of course.

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Just a couple of years after this, she started her daily diaries that she continued until cancer took her in 1999. For a link to a year of her diaries, see my post on her 91st Birthday Anniversary. 

Just for the comparison, here she is, near her 80th birthday, in her last year or so. 


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Hi Mom!

Families are Forever!  ;-)


6 comments:

  1. My dad was, among other things, a professional photographer. Naturally, that means there are only two pictures of me in existence, before I turned twenty. I don't own nor have access to either of them. I'm so glad your mama had pictures and a diary. And I'm even more glad that you treasure them.

    ~ Just Joany
    Red Wagon Flights

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  2. Visited your Mom's diary that you transcribed. That's really cool.

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  3. I love both pictures. I agree that the first photo looks like one of the photo booth pictures. Think we should do one day of just posting photo booth pictures. Wouldn't that be fun?

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  4. I love the photo booth picture. She reminds me of me... I wonder why? ;-)

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  5. Perhaps she is your grandmother, Annette. Suppose that would do it! Thanks for stopping by! ;-)

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  6. Bill, loved both pictures. Your mom had the good genes to age well --- she was lovely in both pictures.

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