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20 Oct 2011

Anna Larsdotter Hann’s Swedish Portrait

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Anna Lovisa Larsdotter Hann (1863-1925) Anna Larsdotter Hann’s Swedish Portrait is today’s Treasure Chest Thursday post. This carte-de-viste photograph of my great-grandmother is one of my prized possessions. Thanks to the photographer’s imprint on the mount, I know she had it taken in the town of Kopparberg (Copper Mountain) in Örebro [...]

30 Dec 2010

Your Kodachrome Slides: Treasure Chest Thursday

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The last roll of Kodachrome film is being processed today at a lab in Parsons, Kansas. Kodak stopped producing the chemicals and the film itself on 22 June 2009. The Kansas lab – the last one in the world still developing the film – has been working around the clock [...]

26 Aug 2010

Loe-Moe Marriage License

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Today’s Treasure Chest Thursday is going to be quick but meaningful – my Norwegian great-grandparents' Loe-Moe marriage license (above). I vividly recall the day years ago that I found it online and was (a) quietly appalled on behalf of poor Anna Moe-Loe and (b) confused because I was told her name was [...]

5 Aug 2010

Gottfried Hann’s 1891 Marriage License

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  Today’s Treasure Chest Thursday is Anna Larsdotter and Gottfried Hann's 1891 marriage license. And the reason why it’s in my Treasure Chest is that this document and his death certifica are the only documents that prove Gottfried Hann ever existed. Gottfried Hann is my brickiest of brick walls. I know he’s [...]