Shared Photo: Simon Triesch and his Extended Family

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I wanted to share this family photo of Simon Triesch and his extended family with the community. Location: Benton County Washington. Date: About 1910. Simon was an immigrant from Germany, arriving in 1876 as a child with his widowed mother and three siblings. Typically photos from this era were severely staged. My guess is that the photographer accidentally snapped a photo between takes. I love the fact that the whole family seems to enjoy what they are doing. A true candid moment on the prairie.
WikiTree profile: Simon Triesch
in The Tree House by Bart Triesch G2G6 Pilot (253k points)
edited by Bart Triesch
Thank you for sharing this and the story.  I too see their joy.

Just shy of 100 year ago.  Amazing.
Wonderful photo how amazing to se them smil on this photo not something you se very often on old photo

Thank you for sharing this great photo
Thanks for your comment. I no longer see the photo I posted. What happened to it??
Keith, was my photo deleted?
Hi again Susan. My picture was taken down. Did I break a rule? Thanks.
Not your picture was great and it was your photo strange it was a wonderful

Photo I wonder who took it down is the photo still on your profile side then just put it back
Thanks. I gave it a web address and placed it under my narrative.

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Thank you so much for sharing this photo.  It is fabulous. And, you can see they are enjoying the moment tremendously (as Keith said). Lovely.
by Kathy Zipperer G2G6 Pilot (353k points)
selected by Anonymous Barnett
Kathy, I no longer see the photo. Was it taken down? Thanks.  Bart
I don't see it here but I can see it on Simon Triesch's profile page.  I don't know what has happened -- Keith? Susan?

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