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    Rescued Photo: Parcher Family Photograph 1900s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Louise PARCHER which was taken at the C. S. Bishoff Studio in Maryville, MO. Louise is listed as 5 months old at the time the photograph was taken and weighs 20 lbs. It appears to have been taken in the early 1900’s. Based on limited research I was able to gather the following information regarding Louise and her family:

    Louise PARCHER was b. 6 . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Heppler Family Photograph 1890s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Ella HEPPLER which was taken at the Brown Studio in Cameron, MO in the 1890’s. Ella is listed as 12 years old at the time the photograph was taken. I’m hoping to locate someone from Ella’s family so that this wonderful old treasure can be returned to the care of her family. If you are a member of this HEPPLER Family, or you know . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Harvey Family Photograph 1890s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Bessie HARVEY which was taken at the Taylor’s Art Gallery Studio in Republic or Champion, MI. The photograph appears to have been done in the 1890’s with Bessie likely in her teens at the time it was taken. Based on limited research I was able to locate the following information regarding Bessie and her family:

    Bessie HARVEY was b. 6 Jan 1869 in Ontonagon . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Stevenson Family Photos 1880s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” two old photographs belonging to the STEVENSON Family. The first is one of George STEVENSON which was taken at the R. G. Gardner Studio in Kansas City, MO sometime in the 1880’s. George appears to be in his 50’s or 60’s at the time. Also with his name someone has also written “Ark” which may mean that he was originally from Arkansas, I just don’t know for sure. . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Palmear Family Photo 1890s

    Extract 000-167: Palmear – Nick Palmear 1890s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Nick PALMEAR which was taken at the Childs Studio in Ishpeming, MI in the 1890’s. Nick appears to be in his teens or 20’s at the time the photograph was taken. I think it is possible that he was attending school in that area as the photograph was found with others who all appear . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Peterson Family Photo 1890s

    Extract 000-166: Peterson – Mary Peterson 1890s

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Mary PETERSON which was taken at the Pattison Studio in Minden, NE. The photograph appears to have been taken in the 1890’s with Mary likely in her teens or 20’s at the time. She is photographed with a paper open in her lap, maybe a graduation certificate or some other document of accomplishment. I’m . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Breitzmann – Renlarque or Remarque Family Photo 1872

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph identified as Robert BREITZMANN which was taken at the Cramer Studio in San Francisco, CA. The photograph is dated 24 Dec 1872 with a note to “Mrs. PIERCE” and “Santa Barbara, CA” also noted on the back of the photograph. Robert appears to be in his 30’s at the time the photograph was taken. Based on limited research I was able to locate the following . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Ballweg-Block Family Photo

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph of Louise BALLWEG BLOCK which was taken sometime in the 1880’s. The photograph was taken at the Arcade Gallery Studio in Peoria, IL with Louise appearing to be in her early teens at the time. In addition to her name someone has written “Aunt Lou” and “Nana’s Sister” and “born about 1873” on the back of the photograph. Based on limited research I was able . . . [Yes! There’s more!]

    Rescued Photo: Medley Family Photo

    Shelley Cardiel rescues photographs from flea markets, eBay, you name it. She does what research she can to identify the family and then posts her findings on mailing lists, message boards, and photo sites in an attempt to reunite the pictures with family. What she does is awesome. I contacted her recently to see if she thought including them here might help. I hope it does! Please contact Shelley if you have information about her photos or project.

    Rescued 000-006: Eleanor E. Medley c. early 1900s

    I’ve “rescued” an old photograph identified as Luther MEDLEY’S Baby which was taken at the Sextus Ross Studio in Marshall, IL. The photograph appears to have been taken in the early 1900’s with the baby about 1 year old at the time the photograph was taken. I believe that this is a photograph of Luther’s daughter . . . [Yes! There’s more!]