Wednesday, October 10, 2012

(Not So) Wordless Wednesday - Post 226: Swimsuits in 1923

 I am posting photographs from my family collections for (Not So) Wordless Wednesday (you know me, I can't go wordless!). 

Here is a photograph from the Geraldine (Seaver) Remley family collection handed down from my Aunt Gerry in 2007 after her passing. 

This picture was taken in the summer of 1923 in front of the cottage that the Fred and Bess (Richmond) Seaver family owned at Whalom Lake, an amusement park for many years located near Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The Seaver family would take weekends during the summer at the lake, and Bess and her sisters would stay for a week or two each summer with their children.

The people in this photograph are, left to right, Frederick W. Seaver (age 12), Geraldine Seaver (age 6), and Edward R. Seaver (age 10). Fred is, of course, my father.  These three were the youngest children of Frederick W. and Alma Bess (Richmond) Seaver and resided in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1923.

Copyright (c) 2012, Randall J. Seaver

1 comment:

Yvonne Demoskoff said...

You can almost hear the photographer say, "Now stand up straight, children." :-)