MOBARRY-L ArchivesArchiver > MOBARRY > 2001-02 > 0981583171
From: Karen Winter and Sylvia Stevens <>
Subject: Re: [MOBARRY-L] SKELTON Plymouth School 1903 Photo on Ebay!!
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2001 13:59:31 -0800
Now, THAT is a splendid idea! I think I shall do just that. Since I have
the capacity, I'll enlarge and sharpen the image if it needs it, and send
it to them along with a copy of the reverse side as well. Thanks for the
URL and info.
WE may be able to add more names!
At 02:01 PM 02/07/2001 -0600, you wrote:
>Sylvia, Monett Times have from time to time ran old pictures in their
>newspaper. If you are interested in doing this, send it to the paper e-mail
>and ask them to run it and ask for the idenities of the persons in it.
>It would be interesting to find out what you come up with. I was raised in
>Monett in the 50's but didn't know anyone in the pict.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Karen Winter and Sylvia Stevens <>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 07, 2001 12:06 PM
>Subject: Re: [MOBARRY-L] SKELTON Plymouth School 1903 Photo on Ebay!!
>> At 11:03 PM 02/06/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>> >I have a Daisy Skelton in my line. Born in 1887, she would have been
>> >16 in 1903. She is listed in the Barry County (Seligman area) census for
>> >1900. I wouldn't recognize any of the photos though so . . . I looked
>> >Dessie and couldn't find one in my direct line but there are an awful lot
>> >holes in my Skelton research and a lot of Skelton's that simply don't go.
>> >you get it, let us know if there are other names.
>> The seller did not say what was actually written on the back of the card,
>> unfortunately. Nor did he show the reverse, just the photo on the front.
>> I am the winning bidder, I will give the card to the person who,
>> genealogically, is not connected to it, which, so far, would be you. I
>> will, however, scan and keep the image and message for my own collection.
>> am eager to see the card reunited witb its rightful owners.
>> By the way, my bid is fairly low and if I know that the other bidder is
>> buying it for genealogical purposaes, I'll try to retain highest bid. If,
>> OTYOH, the other person IS a family member, I'll let it go. We'll see
>> For those of you who are interested in finding LOADS of pictures of your
>> ancestors' home towns, I find that searching on that town's name on Ebay
>> frequently produces a wealth of postcard images! I now have a thick
>> notebook of pictures from Monett around the 1890s to the 1930s! Visit ebay
>> frequently and search on your surnames and on town names and you'll be
>> astounded at what you find! Other topics to search on include the phrase
>> "Family Bible" "Daguerreotype" "Tintype" "Genealogy" and the words
>> together, but not a phrase "Handwritten" "journal" "diary" "papers" (mix
>> and match terms and see what comes up). Check back each week and you'll be
>> delighted! A lot of times such items go for fairly low bids because they
>> are so specific that collectors aren't really intersted. Just the search
>> term "handwritten" grabs a wealth of interesting stuff!
>> And yes, whenever I find a good Barry county item on ebay, I'll write it
|Re: [MOBARRY-L] SKELTON Plymouth School 1903 Photo on Ebay!! by Karen Winter and Sylvia Stevens <>|