Paper Dolls for Boys

Raising 2 crafty boys and thrifting every chance I get.

Vintage Photo Friday May 1, 2009

Filed under: Vintage Photo Friday — twlowenstein @ 12:07 pm
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Thanks to my mom for sending me this to share!

Here is a photo of my maternal grandparents, Rouseau Allen &
Walter Bennet but everyone  always called him pop.

North Carolina, circa? – mom do you know?

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I did not inherit her long thin ways…

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9 Responses to “Vintage Photo Friday”

  1. Annika Says:

    They are so lovely! I am seriously coveting her dress.

  2. cindy Says:

    they are adorable. thanks for sharing!

  3. Ellen B Says:

    Great photo! I love their clothes, hair…everything! The house in the background is wonderful too.

    Looks like a 1940’s era photo.

  4. kindred spirit Says:

    Tracey,
    This was taken right after they were married…November 1940.

  5. kindred spirit Says:

    Pop was 18 and Grandmother 20.

  6. Ellen B. Says:

    Livin’, Laughin’, Lovin’ in Austin!

    Please add: http://livinlaughinlovinaustin.blogspot.com/
    To the list for VPF!

  7. complete stranger Says:

    Rouseau and Walter WERE a handsome couple. The house was called the Gingerbread House because of the carvings on the front portal and is now part of the Historical Home Tour. They were good people and wonderful parents.

  8. Ellen B. Says:

    Here’s another blogger that wants to join the VPF:
    The BeeBonnet Report

    http://beebonnet.typepad.com/beebonnet_report/2009/05/vintage-photo-friday.html

  9. Chris Says:

    “I did not inherit her long thin ways…”

    Bah! You have your grandmother’s beautiful face and a penchant for all things family/vintage/wonderful. And check out those cute knees!


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