Standing L-R: Mary Isabelle, Harriet Eleanor “Hattie”, Nora Iowa, Leroy Holden & Sylvia Edna Seated L-R: Isaac Newton Carr, Victor Carris, Maude Bertha, Nellie Glendora, Margaret, Leslie Lewis Not pictured: David Arthur Carr, Ezra Carr (deceased) & Harvey Taylor Carr
Isaac wrote about the day the above family photo was taken.
Tuesday September 16, 1890 A very fine day we finished packing Noras things had an Early dinner & by noon started to Keota 2 teams my family sat for a picture group of 11 at Neals and got a good negative 10 x 12 am to pay $7,00 for one doz good pictures got a chair that was left to be mended & bade Allie [Rev. William A. Schwimley, a clergyman in the Congregational Church] & Nora good bye & came home before sundown they will start for Denver Colorado & I hope both will be happy in their new home Brother Sam Came over from Amandas this Eve
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