My Mother’s Photo Album

While attempting to de-stash, I found a small photo album that belonged to my mother.


So I posed the question to family and friends: who the heck are these people? They all appear to be friends of my mother’s during her youth. Each photo is small, like the kind you got from a photo booth.

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These were probably taken during  the 1930s.


How I wish these were in color!


These folks lived through the depression.

Anyone interested in Lenoir City, Loudon County, Tennessee?


8 Responses to “My Mother’s Photo Album”

  1. Maureen Says:

    Could they be passport or some kind of ID photos?

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    • Ruth Rawls Says:

      These folks generally didn’t go far, but some of them DO resemble passport-style photos. I thought they were school photos, maybe at a carnival for a fundraiser.


  2. Judith Shubert Says:

    So glad you put all of the album pictures on your blog. I just knew I’d find Ray Shubert and Bebe Mills in the bunch ~ but he’s not there, and I don’t think she is either.

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  3. Becky Says:

    Second picture down is cousin Vivian, from Grandma Packett’s side, I think. Looks like her kind eyes to me!

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Becky Says:

    No. 25 down, or two down from the girl with braids, is Aunt Etta, I believe.

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