|This is me soaking my hands in some|
concoction that was supposed to help
heal the itching allergy blisters my hands
would break out in.
My year categories, therefore, are based largely on the size of the children, length of hair, location, and people present. I probably got some of them wrong, but I did the best I could!
I'm ready now to print enlargements of the 1943 photos for my own album. The tiny sizes of most of the early photos make them difficult for me to enjoy due to my vision difficulties. It is great to scan them and put them up on the computer screen--I see so much more. But I also like to have them in album form where I can put in comments, ID the people, etc., and then I can pick up the album and flip through it and enjoy it any time I please. And this family history can be passed down and will then be intelligible to my family.
So here are some views of 1943 in our family.
|Grandma Mackey with some of her grandchildren: Gary Rogers, Terry McLaughlin,|
Glen Rogers, Jr., Grace McLaughlin, Larry Rogers, Michelle McLaughlin (seated).
|Back: Siblings-- Bess Mackey, Vera Mackey Rogers, Joe Mackey, Elsie Mackey|
Front: Gary Rogers, Terry McLaughlin, Michelle McLaughlin (seated), Glen Rogers, Jr.,
Grace McLaughlin, Larry Rogers
|Rose with Terry, Michelle, and Grace (love those long curls!)|
|Grace, Michelle, Terry (note the boots)|
|Edna Callan Prochaska (cousin to the Mackeys), Rose Mackey McLaughlin, Vera Mackey Rogers|
|That's me and the odd object I'm holding is a fox-skin stole. I don't know|
where Mother got that thing and I don't think she ever wore it
(how did such a thing ever become fashionable-Ugh!), but as a child I found