Shared Photo: Mary Jane Drummond papers Image 20

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I wanted to share this family photo of Mary Jane Drummond papers with the community. Location: unknown. Date: unknown.
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in Photos by Tiffany Phillips G2G2 (2.8k points)

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Beautiful photo! I always like to imagine what was going on at the time old photos are taken. From just my personal family research, I have learned many things shown in these, back then it was a big thing to have your picture taken! Look, dressed in what appears to be Sunday best, suits, dresses, and all family members gathered together. Pictures were a big deal, and some families were not able to afford to pay to have many taken. A real treasure of a preserved piece of time for ancestors. Thank you for sharing!
by Michael Smith G2G6 Pilot (102k points)
selected by Laura DeSpain
It's funny you say, you wonder what it was like back then for them. After truly knowing (some of) my family's history, I always put myself in their shoes while looking at their old photos. I have more photos to come that I would like to share!
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How wonderful Tiffany that you have those family treasures. Thank you, for sharing them with the WikiTree community. I love seeing those old photos. I enjoy looking at the old photos of my family.

They say a pictures worth a thousand words, how true that is. Great job!
by Laura DeSpain G2G6 Pilot (335k points)

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