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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!]