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Mother, Marge, and Warren.

Photograph of Caroline Byers (nee Graul), Marge Byers (nee Landwehr), and Warren, standing in a backyard.

Byers, Harry J.

Mother, Ted and Warren.

Snapshot of Caroline Byers (nee Graul), Fred Byers and Warren Byers, standing in front of a house numbered 502.

Byers, Harry J.

Mr. & Mrs. Jack Beardall

Photo of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Beardall smiling at the camera while standing along a pebbled shoreline. Mr. Beardall is seen in a swimsuit and Mrs. Beardal is seen in a hat and floral dress, with her right hand at the back of his neck. The silhouette of the photographer, possibly Clarke Russell, is partially visible at bottom left.

Schantz Russell Family

Mt. Penn Stove Works advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Mt. Penn Stove Works featuring decorative floral illustration surrounding a woman cooking on a range with a caption reading "a complete kitchen always contains a pretty cook and a Penn Esther range." A large line of sizes and a great variety of styles. For sale by G.W. Rinesmith & Sons 114 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA. Made by Mt. Penn Stove Works, Reading, Pa."

My sweetie.

Snapshot of Harry Byers leaning on an SAS [Sweeney Automobile School] airplane.

Byers, Harry J.

Nikolskoye Nov. 20, 1930.

File consists of 1 snapshot of [Harry Byers' wife Violet] lying in a hotel room bed. Caption on the verso reads: "Nikolskoye Nov. 20, 1930. Sweet Suite Patient: My girl was real sick this day, taken in our room at Hotel."

Byers, Harry J.

Nikolskoye Nov. 20, 1930.

File consists of 1 portrait of Harry Byers and an unidentified man posing in a studio prop of an automobile. Byers is drinking something from a bottle. Caption on the verso reads: "Nikolskoye Nov. 20: 30. Holy smokes here we come 2 the 4 Horseman give us room. Now if I only had our radiator cap - I'd show you some speed. My American friend with me."

Byers, Harry J.

No comments.

Snapshot of an unidentified man kneeling down by a boat on a dock, with a lighthouse in the distance.

Byers, Harry J.

Nov. 18, 1929.

Snapshot of Harry (at left) and Violet Byers (second from left) with 5 other unidentified individuals strolling across the deck of a ship, arm in arm.

Byers, Harry J.

Nov. 20, 1930 : Nikolsk, U.S.S.R.

Snapshot of Harry Byers (at right) with an unidentified man, standing at the altar in a church in Russia. Taken in the city of Nikolsk (Ussuriysk)

Byers, Harry J.

November 19, 1930 : Nikolsk far east.

Snapshot of the interior of a church with a service in progress. Includes Harry Byers (second from right), two children and an unidentified men at an altar. Photo taken in Nikolsk (Ussuriysk)

Byers, Harry J.

One Russian, three Americans.

Snapshot of Harry Byers (at left), 1 unidentified woman, and 2 unidentified men, at a dinner table with bread and wine on it.

Byers, Harry J.

Orpha picking flowers beside a large building.

Snapshot of Orpha picking flowers from a bush beside a large building. Caption on verso reads: "This is Orphas [sic] picture she give [sic] Mick to send you Vi Mick said tell you that aunt Orpha was picking flowers from Mick to Vi and Jack. Mick is riting [sic] some to [?] [unintelligible from this point]."

Byers, Harry J.

Pears' Soap booklet

Eight page booklet advertising the benefits of Pears Soap, specifically for use on women and children and in washing clothes. The cover shows a young girl holding a newspaper which reads "How to improve the complexion Soap" and the verso shows an illustration of a grandmother forcing a young boy into a bath with Pears Soap and the caption "You dirty boy."

Phoebe Watson

Image of Phoebe Watson standing outdoors wearing a feathered hat and formal cloak.

Maines Pincock Family

Plowhorses.

Photograph of a man plowing a field using four plowhorses.

Byers, Harry J.

Prayer book

Item is a manuscript prayer book dating back to 1783. Acting as a small mass book, the prayer book serves partly as a table of contents by describing the kinds of prayers included as well as the inclusion of an index. On the front cover page there is a caption that reads "Together put for me, Johann Lorentz Garle from Knigswehrt. F.A.B." Along with the prayers, there are also coloured, hand-drawn illustrations (Fraktur art) of various religious figures in ink and watercolour with caption written under neath in Latin. Some of the figure include S. Cunigunta, Christus in Horto, Conceptio B.A. Maria, S. Iosephus.

Prayer book

Item is a manuscript prayer book from 1844. On the page facing the front cover, at the head of the ownership note, is the motto "God is the purest love". Underneath is a note stating "This prayer book belongs to me, Emiliae Geyer, in Schneidmuhl 1844". On the title page is the motto, "God is our father", and underneath that is a note describing the book as a pious prayer book on prayers for morning, evening, communion as well as holiday prayers and the four alter gospels. The book also contains hand-drawn illustrations in ink and watercolour of religious imagery such as Jesus and St. Johannes.

Prayer book

Item is a prayer book, possibly dates back to the late 1800s. The front page contains the motto, "God is the purest love, my prayer, and my way of thinking". Contents of the book include morning prayers, evening prayers, confession prayers, communion prayers, etc. The book also contains a coloured illustrations drawn by hand in ink and watercolour.

Ralph Fischer, Martin Diegel, Harry J.

Snapshot of three men loading a shotgun. The men are identified on the verso of the photograph as Ralph Fischer, Martin Diegel, and Harry J. [Byers] (at right).

Byers, Harry J.

Reverend Huegli.

Snapshot of Reverend Huegli holding books with a car, house, road, and tree visible behind him. Caption on verso reads: "Rev. Huegli. Taken at Logan church July 1929."

Byers, Harry J.

Rose

Closeup photograph of a rose and leaves on cloth.

Schantz Russell Family

Rose and Jack.

Snapshot of 2 children identified as Rose and Jack, standing on a residential street.

Byers, Harry J.

SAS Kansas City : plate 1157, January 3, 1928.

Group portrait of Harry Byers (front row, centre) with and what appears to be his Kansas Sweeney Tractor Machine Company class. There is a banner above the class that says "SAS Kansas City" [Sweeney Automobile School], and Harry Byers is holding a sign that says "Plate 1157 Jan. 3, 1928."

Byers, Harry J.

Sagoss and two door knob cooks.

Snapshot of 3 unidentified individuals standing in front of a wharf and pier, with a boat docked and a lighthouse in the distance.

Byers, Harry J.

Sam D. and Jackie Bawman.

Snapshot of Sam D. and Jackie Bawman standing in front of the Bawman home. Caption on verso reads: "Sunday May 8 - 1931 coming home from church some fine pair eh."

Byers, Harry J.

Sapolio advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Sapolio showing two women cleaning marble statues with the caption "clean marble with Sapolio." Verso reads "1809 1880 Enoch Morgan's Sons' Sapolio for cleaning & polishing. Hand Sapolio for the toilet and bath. Sapolio being put up in an attractive style some persons think is a fancy article but the fact is that one cake is equal to three cakes of any 'mineral soap' and will do more and better work."

Sapolio advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Sapolio showing a woman scrubbing a tub while a baby bathes in a smaller tub with the caption "clean baths with Sapolio." Verso reads "1809 1880 Enoch Morgan's Sons' Sapolio for cleaning & polishing. Hand Sapolio for the toilet and bath. Sapolio being put up in an attractive style some persons think is a fancy article but the fact is that one cake is equal to three cakes of any 'mineral soap' and will do more and better work."

Sapolio advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Sapolio showing a woman scrubbing a tin pan while a young girl shows a cat its reflection in another. Caption reads "clean tins with Sapolio." Verso reads "1809 1880 Enoch Morgan's Sons' Sapolio for cleaning & polishing. Hand Sapolio for the toilet and bath. Sapolio being put up in an attractive style some persons think is a fancy article but the fact is that one cake is equal to three cakes of any 'mineral soap' and will do more and better work."

Sapolio advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Sapolio showing three women washing dishes with the caption "Wash dishes with Sapolio." Verso reads "There is no one article known that will do so many kinds of work in and about the house and do it so well as Enoch Morgan's Sons Sapolio. (Each cake is wrapped in Tin Foil, and surrounded with Ultramarine Blue-Band, and bears the above device) always note this. A cake of Sapolio, a bowl of water and a brush, cloth or sponge will make house cleaning a quick and easy job, will clean paint and all painted surfaces, will clean marble, mantles, tables and statuary, will clean oil-cloths, floors, shelves, etc., will clear bath tubs, wash basins, etc., will clean crockery, glassware, etc., will clean kitchen utensils, of all kinds, will clean windows without splashing of water, will polish tin, brass and copperware, will polish knives as you wash them, will polish all metal surfaces and will clean all household articles and is better and cheaper than soap, emery, rotten stone, etc. John Wanamaker, Grad Depot, Phila."

Sapolio advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Sapolio showing three women polishing glassware with the caption "clean glass with Sapolio." Verso reads "1809 1880 Enoch Morgan's Sons' Sapolio for cleaning & polishing. Hand Sapolio for the toilet and bath. Sapolio being put up in an attractive style some persons think is a fancy article but the fact is that one cake is equal to three cakes of any 'mineral soap' and will do more and better work."

Scenes during seance

Image of three people looking at the camera while seated with hands on a round table. The person at center has wide, seemingly startled, eyes. Blurry shapes are visible at the edges of the photo.

Maines Pincock Family

Scenes during seance

Image of William Cartheuser seated with Colleen Gildner leaning against his lap. Crouching at their side is Minnie Maines and standing behind them is Fred Maines. Jenny Pincock is seated at right, partially blurred, looking over at the group, while taking notes.

Maines Pincock Family

Scenes during seance

Image of an adult and child seated with hands on a round table in a home while another adult, seated at left, calmly looks at the camera. White blurry lines, often understood by practitioners as the result of ectoplasm, are visible across most of the photo, preventing a clear view of those seated at the table.

Maines Pincock Family

Scenes during seance

Image of William Cartheuser seated with eyes closed and hands in lap. At his sides are a Colleen Gildner, seated in the lap of someone off-camera, and a seated adult, possibly Jenny Pincock, taking notes, with their face blurred from view.

Maines Pincock Family

Schneider Avenue from Victoria Park gate

Photograph of Schneider Avenue taken from stone gates at Victoria Park entrance. Leafy trees, wooden electrical poles and pedestrian sidewalks line the length of the residential street.

Schantz Russell Family

Sims, Jemima to Harvey J. Sims.

On hearing a report that Harvey had been struck by a ball, Jemima advises him strongly to give up football as "beneath the dignity of a practicing [sic] barrister" (includes envelope).

Sims family

Sims, Jemima to Harvey J. Sims.

Jemima is glad to hear the news that Harvey has decided to leave the hotel and get a room; also advice on emulating his father's path to success, also to learn German (includes envelope).

Sims family

Sims, Jemima to Harvey J. Sims.

Jemima advises Harvey not to accept a judgeship "with such a small salary" so early in his career. She is lonely "way up here" and it is too cold to run the car.

Sims family

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