Christmas in Chicago, 1905





From left to right—front row: my grandmother Cora, her sister Ruth, and their brother Clarence. Second row: their cousin Christian, their grandmother Pauline, and their uncle Christian.
The photographer was probably my great grandfather Adolph. My great grandmother Clara died a few months before this picture was taken.

9 thoughts on “Christmas in Chicago, 1905

    • They were afraid to move and blur the picture. Somber expressions were easier to maintain during the exposure than smiles. But my collection of old photographs does contain some charming light-hearted images as well. J.

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