52 Photos Week 33: Vacation

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52 Photos and 52 Ancestors sharing bacgesThis week's 52 Photos theme:

VACATION

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in The Tree House by Eowyn Walker G2G Astronaut (1.8m points)

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This is a summer of 1940 photo of my husband's family on vacation in Springfield, Missouri. His aunt is far left, and his great grandmother Tennie is in front of the open car door. His grandmother Audrey is in the center, and his father LeRoi is only turning 19, but he looks older, since he is tall. The two men on the right are my husband's grandfather and grand uncle, and his great grandfather took this photo.

by Alexis Nelson G2G6 Pilot (428k points)
selected by Jennifer Gonnuscio
Alexia Thank You for sharing this wonderful photo of your husbands family on vacation

Gorgeous old car
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My grandmother Hattie Smith and her friends, Cape Cod, about 1912

by Joyce Vander Bogart G2G6 Pilot (110k points)
Thank You for sharing this wonderful photo of your grandmother and friend
Thank you for letting me know you can see it! I am not the only one who has trouble getting my pictures posted properly.
+12 votes

Summer in the Alps 

Joseph Wideman Raymer family photo while vacationing in the Austrian Alps in 1930.

by Ron Raymer G2G6 Mach 4 (48.5k points)
Granny doesn't seem to be having much fun.
+11 votes

One of our most beautiful vacations.

My wife and me in 2017 at the North Cape in Norway. The weather was very sunny but the wind was sharp and cold.

by Dieter Lewerenz G2G Astronaut (1.3m points)
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Love to fish ... my youngest son, Jeffery "Jeff" Dale Sims (1972-...), and my brother-in-law, Laurence "Larry" Harold Davie (1933-2019), took an annual vacation to do some fishing in Canada.

Below is a photo from one of the vacation trips.  Think this was somewhere around 1992-1955.  none of the fish are really big ... but they are just perfect eating size.  Fresh Walleyes out of the lake and straight into  the frying pan!!!

by Bill Sims G2G6 Pilot (113k points)
Bill, I can't see your picture. Judging your Mach 1 title, you have been doing this quite a while. Why is it so hard to get a picture posted properly?
I have no ideas why you can't see it ...

I did go to the link that was in your message ... and it took me to some 2019 and not 2020 web pages ...

I went to the vacation page and the photo appears as normal

so no idea?

Bill, I can't see it either.  I've had this problem before.   Did you add: Space:52_Photos_Week_33_Vacation to "in this image" on the image page?  It appears that the photo may be privacy protected.  I'm not sure that's the answer -- maybe someone else can help.

I have no idea ... hopefully someone out there can help??
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My grandfather is on the right hand end.  He took many car trip vacations (my dad remembered loathing the long hot rides).  This trip was with his parents and his aunt & uncle to Cattlesburg, KY.  It's likely they were just there because it was some place they hadn't been before.

by Jennifer Gonnuscio G2G6 Mach 2 (29.7k points)
Jennifer, thank you for sharing your great vacation photo. I love how cute the ladies look in their dresses and hats. Yes, those summer trips were hot in those cars without air conditioning.
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My grandparents, Helen and Victor Stromsted, on vacation in Panama, probably in the 1970s.  After Victor retired, the two made a habit of taking vacations all over the world.  Their travels took them across the International Date Line and spanned multiple continents.  Most of their photos are preserved on thousands of slides that I hope to be able to view.

by K. Anonymous G2G6 Pilot (126k points)
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We always promised ourselves a vacation in Tasmania, Australia so decided to make the most of it between our grandson's 21st birthday celebrations and granddaughter's 18th birthday celebrations in Queensland, Australia.  Tasmania was everything we'd hoped to see - beautiful scenery, company and the food was dee-licious!

by Beverley Grow G2G6 Mach 1 (11.2k points)
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My uncle and my dad, about 1935, not sure why this pic now has lines all over it!500px-Ross-19824.jpg

by M Ross G2G6 Pilot (190k points)
Thank you M. for sharing this darling photo, your dad and uncle are so cute in their swim clothes.
The lines are probably from when it was initially scanned.
Thanks, I will scan it again, I'm sure it's in one of the many family history boxes!
+12 votes

My Grandparents and my mother in 1933, they had gone on vacation to Birmingham England where the eldest daughter in the family had just begun her teaching career.

by Christine Frost G2G6 Mach 9 (97.7k points)
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My Auntie Daphne died in 1960 at the age of 45. This a picture of her in her younger years on a family vacation to Sydney, New south Wales Australia with our little country town doctor's children her was employed to look after . .

by Rosalie Neve G2G6 Pilot (104k points)
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The Holiday - my 2 Aunts with their husbands and children.  Always cold in England but why the suits and ties. Possibly Isle of Man 1928
by Maureen Robinson G2G1 (1.9k points)
Don’t know where the image is. I put it in the link
Did you click on the icon for inserting an image and put the link there? (The icon is supposed to look like a couple mountains and the sun.)
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Mrs. Ohmann at Big Lake, 1926:   https://www.wikitree.com/photo/jpg/Sachs-132-2

by Anonymous D G2G6 Mach 1 (18.4k points)
Plus two more people if you look close :)

I checked out her profile, that's got a lot of info! Well done.

Thank you!  You have a good eye, Rob!  So kind of you to read the profile, although it is a bit rough still.  I hope to whip it into shape in the near future.  And I can identify the other two - so I will be sure to add their names to the photo.  The caption "Mrs. Ohmann at Big Lake" was written by my grandmother, Mrs. Ohmann's soon-to-be daughter-in-law.

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For rural areas even into the 1970s and 1980s, the "swimming hole" was one of the most iconic places for kids to spend their summer. In central Iowa, where my mother grew up, July and August are usually quite hot, and I imagine in 1933 spending time in water was about the only way to cool off without air conditioning. I love this picture of my mother with her cousins. 

by Saphyre Rogers-Berry G2G6 Mach 2 (22.7k points)
What lovely kids!  I'll bet your mom became a bit of a tom-boy after hanging out with her 4 cousins. Thanks for sharing.
Oh, they are so cute!
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My mother and I on vacation in the Loire, France (here at the Château de Chambord), in July 1996. heart

by Isabelle Huth G2G6 Mach 1 (11.8k points)
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I only just found a vacation photo of my ancestors! My maternal great grandfather was Swedish American. His parents moved to New Jersey, but some of his Swedish aunts and uncles stayed in Massachusetts. So they would visit their aunts, uncles and cousins in Worcester, Massachusetts. This is a photo of my great grandfather, Axel Johnson, my great grandmother, Alice (Archer) Johnson and their children; (l-r) DotPaul, Lois (my grandmother) and Carl. The photo was taken in about 1940 (going by their ages) in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Missy heart

by Missy Berryann G2G6 Pilot (121k points)
edited by Missy Berryann
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Hugo Pavle Davidović, my grandfather, having fun with friends, at a Greek beach, in his fabulous fashionable one-shoulder swimming suit, around 1928.

by Ana Davidović Wijnberg G2G1 (1.4k points)

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