Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Betty With Her Doll in the Berry Patch -- Post 569 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday

An Auble cousin gifted me with a photograph album of her family several years ago which included quite a few photos of my grandmother, Emily Kemp (Auble) Carringer and her parents, Charles and Georgianna (Kemp) Auble.

Included in the photo album, created by Bessie (Auble) Pentecost in about 1930, was this intriguing photo:
This photograph is of my mother, Betty Virginia Carringer in the berry patch holding her doll.  Look at the butterfly design on her dress!  She has a large bow in her hair, and Mary Jane type shoes with white stockings.  I think that she is probably 3 or 4 years old in this photograph, making it 1922 to 1924.  The berry patch was on the Carringer property at 2105 30th Street in San Diego (her grandparents) or at 2130 Fern Street (her parents home).  . 

Several years ago, while doing Auble research, a descendant of Will and Bessie (Auble) Pentecost contacted me and offered the album to me, telling me that it had many photographs of the family of my grandparents (Lyle and Emily (Auble) Carringer).  I have kept the album intact in case she ever wants it back, but have digitized many of the photos of my Carringer and Auble families. 


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1 comment:

Linda said...

Randy, Love the photo of your Mom! My mother was born in 1911 and I have several photos of her with a Giant bow! It obviously was the big fashion for a number of years.
Linda Johnson