Photo Corner

Alice and Charles Freeman at the New York World's Fair in 1937Contributed by William M. Freeman, Esq.,
Ontario, California

Here’s a photo of my parents Alice and Charles Freeman at the New York World’s Fair in 1937, the year they were married. They were on an excursion from their home in Rockland, Maine. Maybe that’s why they look like such “country folk.”

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Loderick Tanner Collins, 1853-1940Contributed by Samuel Phillip Collins, Morehead City, North Carolina
This is a picture of my great-grandfather, Loderick Tanner Collins. He was born in Wake County, North Carolina, (Panther Branch Township) in May 1853, and died in Sterling Mills Township, Robeson County, North Carolina, on 22 August 1940 at the age of eighty-seven. He had three wives and twelve children.
 

8 thoughts on “Photo Corner

  1. The date on the photo at the Kodak exhibit at the New York World’s Fair is not likely to be 1937. The fair opened in 1939 and ran that year and 1940.

  2. Just came to here for the same reason as above: the New York World’s Fair opened in April 1939 and closed in October 1940.

  3. Same comment as above. My husband performed in “Railroads on Parade,” doing the pony-express “flying mount” both in 1939 and 1940.

  4. I had a maternal aunt whose last name was Tanner. She was from the same area. I wonder if there was any connection. She was a Black woman who worked as a cook for many years.

  5. I am researching the surname of Freeman and I was wondering if Charles Freemen is in anyway related to Melborne G. Freeman B: 1863.

  6. Hi Phil:

    Great picture of our relative. I am still searching for the mother of Andrew Collins 1740. Search led me here.

    Andy

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