Friday, 19 May 2017

Society Saturday:

Funeral Card Friday: Mrs. Mabel Daniels

Brockton Daily Enterprise 
Monday, July 19, 1943 
Page Two

Mrs. Mabel Daniels.

   Funeral services for Mrs. Mabel E. Daniels, wife of Edward A. Daniels of 52 Fairmount avenue were held from the funeral home at 309 Main street, Saturday, and were conducted by Rev. Orville E. Crain of the Central Methodist church. Many relatives and friends attended and there was an abundance of floral offerings. Miss Elva R. Boyden sang "The Old Rugged Cross," "Good Night and Good Morning" and "The Christian's Good Night," accompanied on the organ by Mrs. Josephine Cushman. Interment took place in the Palmer street cemetery, Somerset, where further services were conducted by Rev. Mr. Crain. 



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Friday's Faces From The Past (Unidentified Antique Photograph Mystery #4): Unknown Woman

Location Found: Arnold's Antiques, North Woodstock, New Hampshire.


Frontside.

Transcription (Backside):

W. R. CALL,

PHOTOGRAPHER

905 ELM STREET

MANCHESTER, N. H.


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Backside.

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Tuesday, 9 May 2017

Tombstone Tuesday: Lessard, Calvary Cemetery (Brockton, MA)

LESSARD

1892   HENRY J.    1968
1892    MARY E.    1953

Photo taken January 13, 2014.

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Friday, 28 April 2017

Funeral Card Friday: Lester B. Maddox

Brockton Daily Enterprise
Saturday, March 4, 1950
Page Two

Lester B. Maddox


   Funeral services were conducted Friday for Lester B. Maddox, 26 Spring street, from the funeral home at 188 Belmont street. Rev. George D. Hardman of St. Paul's Episcopal church officiated. Interment followed in Forest Hills cemetery, Jamaica Plain. 


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Friday's Faces From The Past (Unidentified Antique Photograph Mystery #3): Unknown Bride & Groom

Location Found: Raynham Flea Market, Raynham, Massachusetts.



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Thursday, 22 December 2016

Thriller Thursday: Roxbury Negress Stabbed to Death

Brockton Daily Enterprise
Tuesday, January 23, 1945
Page Two

Roxbury Negress Stabbed to Death

BOSTON, Jan. 23.―(UP)―A 22-year-old Roxbury negress was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife in her apartment early to-day, and police later seized another negress who allegedly admitted the slaying.
The victim, Mrs. Effie Barber, and her assailant allegedly were talking with two sailors in the apartment when the stabbing occurred. The suspect, a 23-year-old Roxbury woman, is being held as a suspicious person. Police are also questioning the two sailors.


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