Family Photo Friday – Ivy Cordelia Harris

This post is a short story based on the life of Cordelia Ivy Harris (1898-1984), a 2x great aunt and is based on fact (see Bibliography). The Promise 14 June, 1941 Ivy’s first thought after waking was that she had woken as Mrs Ivy Neimann of Lismore for the last time. That afternoon she was…

American sailors come to town!

Week 2 OF 52 ANCESTORS CHALLENGE PROMPT: FAVOURITE PHOTO One of my favourite photos is this sepia image of as yet unidentified sailors from the U.S. navy. The photo was taken in Lismore, New South Wales on 31 July 1925 during the young men’s visit to the town. It was sent to my 15 year…