Shared Photo: Alice Metzger in a lovely dress at a familiar home

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This young woman in the prime of life looks free and fresh though in formal dress. I hope she was going somewhere that fulfilled her dream and is shown in a photo she and her family loved!

This photo was identified by the person who showed it to us.

I wanted to share this family photo of Alice Metzger with the community. Location: Owen Metzger's porch on, North Main St, Coudersport, PA . Date: unknown.
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in Photos by Anonymous Burnett G2G6 Mach 2 (27.6k points)

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Wonderful Family Treasure .. Great Example of circa Dress Style and, Hair Fashion. .. Interesting combination of a superbly crafted Fine Satin Like Fabric Dress worn over a Long Sleeve Embroidery High Neckline Blouse

 Timeless Genealogy Expression and Persona ..

C'est Bon Magnifique !
by Gerald Baraboo G2G Astronaut (1.0m points)
selected by Susan Laursen
Thanks for the fashionista language, Jerry. Great to know what people of her era think about in these terms. (Chuckle: I do know you're not of her era!)
+7 votes
Wow! Now that’s a dress. Very elegant! Alice’s face is full of so much personality. I can see a row of homes behind her. A lovely photo. Thanks, Roberta, for sharing this with us.
by Pip Sheppard G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)
I thought so too, Pip, but wouldn't the house part of the image be Her home? or simply another fine background?  Fresh with paint in a thick weather coating makes the photo a standout too!

If you look just past her left arm (her left) you can see a row of houses along the street.

AH, YES--The row houses are very faint. Thanks for pointing them out!!
+7 votes
What a wonderful dress Alice has on really lovely

Thank you Roberta for sharing a wonderful photo what a treasure
by Susan Laursen G2G Astronaut (2.8m points)
So glad you enjoyed it, Susan! --I wish the young lady was in my family lines, but no.

When I learn how to scan photos, I have some interesting ones from SW Texas, where (I think) our fashion model would never go!
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Wow what an attractive young lady in an equaly stunning dress! She looks to be happy and proud to be wearing it!

Thank you Roberta for sharing this treasure with us!
by Shaun Doust G2G6 Pilot (345k points)
Yes, I love it too, and your specific language!!

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