Here is a photo out of my Great Grand Uncle’s [Osborne Ambrose Cully] scrapbook from 1917-1919. She reminds me of a gypsy girl. Not sure of her name as there were no identifying writings on the back. It is possible that she was a family member or close friend of Osborne’s. It would have been nice to do some research on her.
I love her gypsy styled outfit. This photo was probably taken in the Worcester or Springfield, Massachusetts area.
Gypsy Girl: A Photo in Osborne Ambrose Cully’s Scrapbook
This is my 1st cousin 1x removed. I purchased this photo on e-bay. You can imagine how thrilled I was to discover his photo.
Family Collection in possession of Yvette Porter Moore
Written on the back:
Another Cambridge First _ Cambridge City manager John H. Corcoran congratulates new Deputy Fire Chief Richard C. Cully of Headquarters, formerly Captain Cully of Ladder Company 3. The promotion of Deputy Fire Chief Richard C. Cully give Cambridge the first black Deputy Fire Chief in New England. Cully has been with the Fire Department for more than 20 years.
(Cully on the Far right)
I Came across this photo and my father’s body language of having open arms is exactly how he lived life. His heart was open, he believed in humanity, and he lived life like a millionaire. He was a friend to all, even if you met him once or knew him for a lifetime.
Walter J. Porter in his bedroom at 6066 College Avenue, San Diego CA. Photo taken in 1980’s.