Genealogy, Identification Please!, Local History

A bonus biography…

Molly Levin Beck, who provided most of the information about the Watson Avenue photos last week, strikes again. She posted a comment suggesting that the RJR teacher who was the recipient of the dedication of the 1924 RJR High School Black & Gold might have had the first name Ione, rather than Jone or Joan.… Continue reading A bonus biography…

Genealogy, Identification Please!, Local History

Identification please, part 2…

We had great success last week in identifying about 60 people and a dog in two previously anonymous photographs taken on Watson Avenue in 1956. Now let's take on a much more difficult assignment. Before she left for Roma, Molly Rawls posted another picture, this one of an early 20th century elementary school class, with… Continue reading Identification please, part 2…

Identification Please!, Local History, Photograph Collection

Identification Please! Winston-Salem’s Watson Avenue residents, 1956

Watson Avenue adults and children gathered for a group photo in September 1956.  Tom Coppedge, local photographer, probably took the photograph of his neighbors, but that is all that is known about the people and the occasion other than Harold Vogler is in the adult photo on the right in the center row.  Can anyone… Continue reading Identification Please! Winston-Salem’s Watson Avenue residents, 1956