Tuesday, July 19, 2011

1940 Reona Jane Blackmer

The Blackmer name has been well-known since the late 1800s, with S.T. Blackmer opening a men's clothing store with his father-in-law, Mr. Minto. Once grown, Mr. Blackmer's son, Deo Minto, took over the business.

With that little bit of history, I was delighted to have the following picture of Deo's daughter shown to be recently by a life-long resident of Fowlerville. His mother had kept a scrapbook that included numerous articles and pictures from around the state but also many things pertaining to Fowlerville. One was the following news item and picture:

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