One of the most fascinating but little-known treasures of the San Joaquin County Historical Museum may be its collection of historic postcards. The scenes they depict range from the mundane to the bizarre. Starting the first week of March, visitors can catch glimpses into this rich collection of local resources when the Museum opens an exhibit . . . → Read More: Exhibit of Historic Postcards to Open at Museum
Aren't old family photos fun? Pictures of relatives from the past can put flesh and bones on the skeletons of otherwise dry, meaningless names. They can also bring back pleasant memories and reawaken our sense of belonging.
If only we knew. Unidentified football player, possibly from Lodi High School, during 1940s.
But they can also be all . . . → Read More: What’s in a Name?
My Dad died several years ago; Mom followed him to the grave early last year. In all honesty, I never fully appreciated how much she enjoyed taking pictures until I waded into her collection of albums, which must have numbered close to one hundred.
One of my favorite images features my maternal grandparents, two aunts, several of . . . → Read More: Boys Will Be Boys