Monday, December 8, 2008

Davy, Davy Crockett ... the memories

The 7th edition of the Smile for the Camera Carnival, hosted by footnoteMaven on the Shades of the Departed blog, is Stocking Stuffer - show us that picture that would make a great Stocking Stuffer and tell us whose stocking you'd stuff.

Here is my Stocking Stuffer picture -- it was taken on Christmas Day, 1954 on the front steps of my grandparents home on Point Loma in San Diego:

This was the "Davy Crockett year" when my brother Stan and I received Davy Crockett coonskin caps, a Davy Crockett book, and Daisy BB Gun air rifles. The persons in back of Stan and me are my grandfather (Lyle Carringer), my mother (Betty (Carringer) Seaver, and my father (Frederick w. Seaver). My grandmother, Emily (Auble) Carringer probably took this picture.

I would like to gift this to my brother, Stanley. I need to make a higher quality scan of this picture and perhaps one other photo showing the faces of the family in 1954. I wonder in which album or box the photographs are?

1 comment:

Donna Hague Wendt said...

Hi Randy,
You're my inspiration for Christmas memories(see ) and also an inspiration for genealogy society programs / activities and remembering growing up in Southern California. By the way, I loved MY coonskin cap, but think I got it for my
birthday. ... "Davy, Davy Crockett.. King of the Wild Frontier!" Donna Hague Wendt