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“Jean and Hat” – Wordless Wednesday

Jean and Hattie cutting the grass –  Detroit 1919.  House where my Graham grandparents roomed when they were first married.
Taking turns cutting the grass?
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Grahams Photographs Wordless Wednesday

Mignon Leaps

Mignon Leaps 1919

Today would have been Mignon’s birthday. She was born in Tennessee in 1909. Her parents, Moses and Jean Walker, were old friends of my grandparents from Montgomery, Alabama. My grandparents roomed with them when they first arrived in Detroit.

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Grahams Wordless Wednesday

Chickens in Detroit 1919

My grandparents, Fannie and Mershell Graham, soon after their marriage.  They are joined by a friend, a dog and some chickens in the backyard of Aunt Matt and Uncle Mose. 1919 in Detroit, Michigan.

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July 1958 – Wordless Wednesday

Kristin, Poppy and Pearl in the backyard swing under the apple tree.

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Cleages Photographs Wordless Wednesday

Summer 1949

My grandfather Cleage with cousin Warren. Me. Aunt Gladys holding Pearl. Front porch of house on Atkinson, Detroit.
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Cleages Wordless Wednesday

Visiting Athens, Tennessee

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Wordless Wednesday

Saxaphone Player – Wordless Wednesday

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Biography Photographs Wordless Wednesday

2270 Atkinson

Kris and Pearl in front of our Cleage grandparent’s house, 2270 Atkinson, Detroit 1952.

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1940 Census Grahams Wordless Wednesday

Mershell C. Graham Coming Home From Work – Wordless Wednesday

Coming home from work

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1940 Census Cleages Grahams Wordless Wednesday

Bird’s Eye View, 1940 – Wordless Wednesday

I don’t know who the young woman on the left is, next is my mother, Doris Graham, my uncle Hugh Cleage and my aunt Mary V. Graham. Taken in 1940 in Detroit, Michigan. Photographer not known.