Wordless Wednesday: One Tired Dad

“One Tired Dad.” Photograph. ca. 1947. Digital image. Privately held by Elizabeth O’Neal, Santa Barbara, California, 2010.

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Elizabeth is a genealogy and family history researcher, writer, and consultant. She is easily bribed with coffee and chocolate chip cookies.

10 Comments

  1. Plum tuckered out! :) So cute!

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  2. I can so relate after my toddler weekend. That is a cute shot.

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  3. Somehow, I know how he feels! Great photo.

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  4. Love this photo! Absolutely perfect for Father’s Day week-end.

    And I have to ask … when you put this photo into Photoshop and enlarge the photo, can you see the photographer in the Baby Moon hubcaps?

    Curious minds want to know ..

    Cindy

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  5. Cool photo!! I love old black and white photos.

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  6. Thanks, everyone. I can also relate to the tiredness, as I’m sure anyone with children of *any* age can! We love ‘em, but they sure can suck the life out of us!

    The tuckered out dad would be my grandfather, Marvin Dagle. I think the little girl sitting next to him would be my mom, Judy. I have absolutely no idea who the other little girl is; it doesn’t look like my mother’s sister Sharon, and her cousin says it’s not her either. So I’m stumped.

    Cindy, no I haven’t tried looking for a photographer in the hubcaps, but that’s certainly an interesting suggestion! My guess is that my grandmother is behind the camera, but who knows?

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  7. Family picnics are the best! Love the old car.

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