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These Cabinet Cards do not have the names of the people photographed, but they do have the photographers name or logo.
Perhaps your Grandfather was a photographer and some of his work is here.


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Photographer or studio name Location Notes Item #
Bennett, J. & Son Worcester & Malvern Year, 1886, "Patronized by their Royal Highness the Prince & Princess of Wales". "Established 1856." 10356
Calvert Bros. Nashville, TN   10566
Churchill & Denison Albany, NY   10453
Cook Wilkes Barre, PA First initials may be, C. F. 10492
Corbitt & Winfrey Mayfield, KY   10566
Cundiff Axtell, KS   10566
Dean's Studio Harrisonburg, VA   10375
Drow San Antonio, TX   10375
Edberg, C. W. Stockholm   10566
Friberg, Elin Koping   10566
Gilchrest, Geo. C. Lowell, MA   10453
Holden Philadelphia, PA   10375
Jarvis, Benj. Marshalltown, IA   10492
Judd Chattanooga, TN   10375
Kellogg, E. S. Jefferson, WI   10492
Kraffe & Brakehill     10375
McCall Brainerd, MN   10492
McHenry, W. Freeport, IL Year 1876 printed on back. 10492
Naudin London & Sydney  Year 1896, 2 listings printed on the front: "From, W. & D. Downey, London" and, "Argent Chambers, Hunter St., Sydney" 10356
Page, L. S. Emporia, KS   10566
Prior, C. W.     10566
Rust Hastings First initials may be, B. B. 10492
Smith Osceola, IA   10566
Stafford, W. G. Minneapolis, MN   10492
Stevens, J. K. Chicago, IL   10492
Strunk J. D. Reading, PA   10492
Van Orsdell, C. M. Wilmington, NC   10453
Vollmar, P. H. Monee, IL   10492
Webb & Webb Perth Year, 1903  
Welch, O. D.     10566

Ancestor Info is a free access genealogy database, made up of dozens of smaller databases. We are different from many of the databases on the internet, because we own all of the materials we index. When you order information from us, we send you the original item or we copy the information directly from the original source.

We have hundreds of unique antiquarian sources with thousands of citations. Many of these books, documents and historical records are one of a kind or are extremely rare, but we have indexed them to assist in your research. We index biographies, directories, yearbooks, alumni guides, obituaries (necrology), tax books, journals, magazines etc... We might have ads from the old family business or family farm, salary or school records, an obituary which ranges from one paragraph to several pages long or records of war service. When we send you copies of this type of information, we also send the title page, any lists of abbreviations or other relevant pages.

We have thousands of biographies ranging from one paragraph to several pages long, and many of these include a photo, portrait or engraving. During the late 1800's and during the 1920's, (before the Great Depression came along) almost every area of the country did Who's Who type books of locally prominent people, and many clubs and civic groups did a directory featuring biographies and sometimes photos of their members. So even if your ancestor was not rich and famous, we might have them listed.

If your ancestors are in one of our high school or college yearbooks, we can send you copies of their photo or listing, but we also send copies of the school calendar, general interest photos of the school and classmates, and there is usually a section with jokes or corny stories. It is almost like visiting the school 75 years ago, while your ancestors were young. Some yearbooks also include information on faculty and alumni.

Our collection of several hundred original, vintage photographs includes antique photos of all types; cabinet cards, tintypes, carte-de-visite (CDV's), portraits and  real photo postcards (RPPC). We also have photo albums, group photos from family reunions, the workplace and schools. Most of these photos are over 75 years old.

Our ephemera collection has over 1,000 pieces includes vintage or antique documents, letters, billheads, invoices, postcards, wedding invitations, business cards, prescriptions, matchbook covers, Victorian trade cards, school programs and school souvenirs. Most of these items range from 50 to over 125 years old.

Whether you are researching your family roots (or lineage), we can help. Please check our database for all the branches and surnames from your family tree. We have also been able to assist writers and collectors in their background research on the history of people or companies in our database. We cover everything from birth records to obituaries, military service during the Civil War and World War 1, and almost every aspect of daily life and day to day business in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

While we charge a fee to send copies of information or original items, it is a small price to pay to find potentially valuable information from long ago (and it may even help with that brick wall you have been facing in your research).

Please use the on-site search engine at the top of this page to see what family treasures we may have waiting for you. Or visit our home page for a detailed overview of the resources we have available.

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