Tag: Champion

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!]