February 7, 2012

Susan Ford gettin' down in the East Room with her date

Senior Prom at the White House

This is a serious case of right place, right time. The Class of ’75 at Holton-Arms had a notable classmate in Susan Ford, the daughter of President Gerald Ford. Susan’s final years of high school lined up perfectly with her father’s rise to...

Mrs. Frank Biven and daugher in Franklin Model D (Shorpy)

This Ain’t Your Regular Soccer Mom

This photograph from 1908 caught my eye. It is of 28-year-old Mary A. Bliven (wife of Frank S. Bliven) and Bertha, her 7-year-old daughter, sitting in a 1907 Franklin Model D.