Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Ruthe in her dorm

Ruthe in her dorm at the College of Emporia. I've always loved this picture.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Standing around ...

We have many pictures like this one -- and decades of them.

This is John and Ruthe Meeker with a cousin, Laura Barrier.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

John and Georgia

My grandmother told me that I should always practice sitting on the floor, so that I don't lose the ability to do it as I age. Clearly, this is a lesson learned from John and Georgia, who seem to be reading on the floor.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

John courts Georgia

I don't entirely understand what's going on here -- or why this was taken -- but it's pretty funny.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Second grade in Herrin, Illinois

Very conveniently, Ruthe pointed out where she is in the class photo.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Grandmother Poage

Georgia Poage Meeker's mother, so my great-great grandmother Poage

Monday, March 15, 2010

Standing in front of the crepe myrtle

In anticipation of the blooming crepe myrtles in NC, I give you Ruthe and the crepe myrtle, 1935 -- in Anadarko.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Chase Wilson

At Lake City, probably late 1930s, early 1940s.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Friday, March 5, 2010

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Cooper siblings

Dorothy, Kenneth, Gladys, and Harold Cooper

Monday, March 1, 2010

Downtown Anadarko

The picture is rather faded -- but the steps read "Please do not sit on steps during business hours"