Category Archives: History Mystery

Fire Fighters and Small Bird

Lenexa fire fighters with a small bird.

Here’s a nifty photo of two Lenexa Fire department workers handling a small bird. Judging from the clothes it appears to date from the late 1970s or early 1980s.

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History Mystery: Family Portrait

This striking photo depicts a couple with two young boys posing in a studio setting. The approximate year is 1915. Click to view larger image.

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History Mystery: Boy Hanging from Tree

Child in a tree

This cute photograph of a young boy hanging from a tree branch contains some cryptic writing on the back: “Master John/Barkley Wells.” The date is June 26, 1977.

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History mystery: Portrait of a girl

portrait of a girl.

This photograph is striking and almost looks as if it were candid. The portrait’s date is unknown, probably 1930s. Anyone know who this is?

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History Mystery: Bridal Portrait

bridal portrait

This somber portrait of a young bride dates to approximately 1925. The photographer is listed as Strathmann in Seneca, Kansas.

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History mystery: Family portrait, circa 1915

unidentified family portrait.

Here is an unidentified family, posed for a group portrait about 1915. The couple appears to be about 30 years of age. The two boys appear to be about 2 and 5 years old.

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History Mystery: WWI Officer?

wwI officer.

Portrait of an unidentified military serviceman wearing what appears to be World War I-era officer’s uniform.

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