Tuesday, December 09, 2008

My Genealogical Stocking Stuffer

Source: Robbins, Miriam at The Salvation Army Metlakatla Corps, Metlakatla, Alaska. Photograph. December 1968. Original privately held by Bryan Robbins, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Colville, Washington. 2008.

This photo, shot by my dad, was used for my parents' 1968 photo Christmas card while they were officers (pastors) in a small corps (Salvation Army church) in a Native American village in Southeast Alaska. Dad recently e-mailed this scan, along with some ancestral photos I was very happy to receive, and I'd like to stuff this into the Christmas stocking of my children, so that they can see that I, too, was once a little child.

Written for the 8th Edition of the "I Smile for the Camera" Carnival.
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