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What year is this photo likely taken?

The present picture is hardly crisp, but we can compare the two car photos at similar scales: There are certainly some consistencies between the two cars, notably the shade/flap above the windscreen, ...
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What is the model of the car in this photo?

This appears to be a Ford Model T Coupe, produced from 1917-1927 Looking through some various model year images here, seems to narrow it to 1923-25 by location of the hinges and how the door swings. ...
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Identifying military portrait found in Texas?

That jacket is very much like this stable jacket in the British National Army Museum described here and the stable jacket of the Fife and Forfar Imperial Yeomanry shown here. It says in the ...
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Approximate Date of this early 20th century photo?

The gun looks like a shotgun rather than a rifle. It could be a model 97 (1897) Winchester shotgun. And, that is a Model T Ford. The model T began production in 1909. So, the photo can't be older than ...
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Dating photo of family members in front of house in Texas?

The skirt length alone rules out 1912. It is consistent with 1942. As are the other clothes. Remember that people usually did not wear the latest fashions, especially away from large cities and if ...
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Dating photo of train station depot in Mertzon, Texas?

The railroad started service in Mertzon in 1911. So that's the oldest your station can be (give or take a couple of years). Your goal now is to find out when it was actually built and if it was ...
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How to Search Directories by Address (not name)

You're at a disadvantage searching directories to find street addresses on any of the 'big box' genealogy websites because their indexes are set up to find individual people by nameā€”and it's difficult ...
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Seeking Obituaries for Midland, Texas from 1970s and before?

The primary newspaper for Midland, Texas, is the Midland Reporter-Telegram (found by searching for "newspaper" on the "Midland, Texas" wikipedia page). Google "midland reporter telegram archives" and ...
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Would Jewish marriages be listed in the records?

This was common is certain areas of Europe where Jews were charged extra taxes to get married under civil law, but I haven't heard of this being prevalent in the US. I would assume in the US their ...
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Would Jewish marriages be listed in the records?

I would assume the answer was "yes" until I found out otherwise. The FamilySearch Wiki article about Texas Vital Records says: From 1837 to 1966, the county recorders issued marriage licenses ...
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