Alan Mays' photos with the brothers

Twin Boys with Bows, Reading, Pa., 1890s

Twin Boys with Bows, Reading, Pa., 1890s
Handwritten note on the back of this cabinet photo: "Sister Annie's. Martin - Samuel Heffner (twins)."

Photo studio: "J. D. Strunk, 730 Penn St., Reading, Pa."
Added on December  2, 2014

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument (Detail)

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument (Detail)
Inscription on the monument: "The Lost Children of the Alleghenies were found here, May 8, 1856, by Jacob Dibert and Harrison Whysong."

For more information, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on November 13, 2017

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument
A memorials photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

Inscription on the monument: "The Lost Children of the Alleghenies were found here, May 8, 1856, by Jacob Dibert and Harrison Whysong."

See also a detail showing the inscription and the full version o…
Added on November 13, 2017

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument (Full Version)

Men Posing at the Lost Children of the Alleghenies Monument (Full Version)
For more information, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on November 13, 2017

C. Fry, Auctioneer, Burbank, Ohio / How a Man Can Be His Own Grandfather

C. Fry, Auctioneer, Burbank, Ohio / How a Man Can Be His Own Grandfather
An auctioneer's business card with a humorous explanation of "How a Man Can Be His Own Grandfather" on the other side. This same genealogical calculation was the basis for "I'm My Own Grandpa," a 1947 novelty song by Lonzo and Oscar, but the idea of becom…
Added on April 16, 2018

Good, Berner & Bro., Gilders, Lancaster, Pa.

Good, Berner & Bro., Gilders, Lancaster, Pa.
"Good, Berner & Bro., gilders, No. 45 North Queen Street, Lancaster, Pa. All styles of frames on hand or made to order, and old frames regilded. Walnut and gilt cornices. Mouldings of all kinds and the largest stock of looking glasses, varying at prices f…
Added on June  9, 2014

Frances and Ned at Leura Falls, New South Wales, Australia, March 15, 1914

Frances and Ned at Leura Falls, New South Wales, Australia, March 15, 1914
The handwritten message (see below) on the verso of this real photo postcard takes up the entire space on the back, and there is no address or stamp.

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Marian, 15th March 1914

Dear Brother,

A few lines to let you know that we arrived home again…
Added on January 29, 2014