My grandfather Mershell Graham holding little Mershell and my mother, Doris. They are sitting outside of the Conservatory on Detroit’s island park, Belle Isle. The photo is dated 1925. Usually my mother and her sister had their hair cut short but in this and a few other pictures they have braids.
In case the first several comments below are puzzling, I removed a second photo from 1926 and added a photo taken by my cousin of the Conservatory during rain this very month.
More about Belle Isle – 2 posts and some info.
- Belle Isle Summer 1922
- Belle Isle Pony Rides 1953
- Information about Belle Isle via the City of Detroit