About

Originally from Virginia, and now living in Atlanta, I am a legal assistant by day, and an amateur genealogist by night … and all weekend, if I can get away with it.  I began researching my family’s history in 2010 and got hooked.  That hobby led to this one … trying to reunite old photographs with current descendants.   Inspired by several other bloggers who are doing the same thing, my mission is to reunite these photographs with their familes – some of whom have never seen these faces before.  You will see some success stories, and some who are still waiting to be returned to their descendants.  If you see something that looks familiar, or want to comment on anything else, give me a shout!

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10 thoughts on “About”

  1. I love it!

    • Aunt Mimi said:

      Just happen to find this blog while googling the name engraved on a Vietnam War POW bracelet I bought in an antique shop earlier today, which led me to your page. As I love researching antique photos, as well, spotting this was a wonderful surprise.

  2. Just stumbled on to your blog today. Just wanted to shout out to someone else who is passionate about getting photos and other family treasures back to where they belong.

    • Hey, thanks! I appreciate the kind words! It’s a new hobby, but I’m loving it. Every time I put another one in the mail, it makes my day! Stop by any time … glad to have you as a reader.

  3. Just came across your blog. I love the idea of giving the people in the photos an identity.

  4. Hello!
    What a lovely blog. I’m a huge fan of photography, and I love discovering old photographs in the flea markets and vintage stores around New York.
    I also have a piece from the Hoover Art Co. – it looks like the same size and framing as yours, but a completely different scene. I’ve been trying to do some research on the history (and value?) of work from this company. Very little information comes up on Google – in fact your blog is one of the only hits!
    I would love to share any information you have about these beautiful pieces. I’d be happy to share a photo of mine as well if you provide an email address.

    cheers,
    Luke

    • Hi, Luke – thanks so much for your kind comments about the blog. I have not posted as much as I wanted over the past weeks, but plan to be more regular, now that the holidays are over. I would LOVE to see a picture of your Hoover Art piece !! I’ll shoot you an e-mail and you can send it to me. Very excited to see it!

  5. Caite Stevens said:

    Don’t know if you remember me, but you reunited me with the Stark/Daughtry pictures several years ago. Today I was finally able to get in contact with the granddaughter of Weldon Franklin Stark, who had never before seen a photo of her grandfather. I am going to send her the originals next week. Thank you for your awesome hobby!!
    CAITE

    • Caite – I do remember you! How wonderful that you were able to find his granddaughter! That’s very exciting … I love how this hobby keeps giving back! Thanks for letting me know that – you made my day!

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