Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Rare historical photos In Color

Here is a presentation of a number of old black and white photos. The creator explains that the photos came from Life magazine, Library of Congress, Shorpy and National Geographic.

Additional information: "The text of the song entitled 'Kilkelly Ireland', penned by American song writer Peter Jones, whose great, great grandfather was John Hunt, from the general Kilkelly area. Back in the late 1970s or early 1980s, Peter found a box of old letters in the attic of his parents home in America. These were a series of letters written between 1860 - 1890, to John Hunt by his parents from their home in Kilkelly in Ireland. The letters chronicled family news of births, deaths, marriages and were written on behalf of the parents by local schoolmaster Pat McNamara. It shows the difficulties many families and our ancestors experienced when they immigrated to the U.S. I would suggest you watch it on full screen, if you don't want to miss out some details. Enjoy it."

Direct link, http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=aac_1392197830