Estate of Ervin Corliss Mystery Photos

Estate of Ervin Corliss Mystery Photos

These photos were found in a box from the estate of Ervin Corliss, son of Walter & Helen "Nellie" (Elliott) Corliss. It's reasonable they are family members, but who are they!

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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 2: The name "Nell Snyder" is written on back of this photo. Who is she?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 1: Who is this woman and child? This photo has no inscription, badly faded, and glued to hard card stock. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 3: Who is this couple? 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 10: Such a big hair bow for such a little girl! This photo is printed on light stock with no studio name or inscription.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 11: Who is this baby? The photo is glued to hard card stock with the studio name "P.F. Porter, 16 Factory Street, Nashua, N.H." printed on bottom. There is no inscription on back.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 12: Who is this man? He appears in another photo of a wedding day here, apparently as the groom. The studio name looks like "J.F. Sleeper" and there is no inscription on the back.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 13: This is the same man as in another studio photo here, and this appears to be his wedding day. The photo is glued to hard card stock with no studio or handwritten inscriptions. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 14: Who is this man? The photo is glued to studio card stock imprinted with "S.A. Bowers, Artistic Photography, 135 North Main Street, Concord, N.H., Branch E., Duplicates at reduced rates" printed on back.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 15: This fine auto was somebody's pride and joy. The reverse of this photo is stamped "F.M. Selchow, Rt. 1, Concord, N.H., 115R15." I suspect this is someone's home in the Hopkinton, N.H. area. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 16: What a dashing fellow! This photo is from Kimball studios, which was in Concord, NH. Anybody know who he is?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 17: Who is this boy and his dog? The photo is glued to hard card stock which is printed with "Leown H. Kelly, Photographer, Contoocook, N.H." There is no inscription on the back side.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 18: Another big bow on such a little girl! Who is she? The photo is in folding studio stock and slipped into corner sleeves. "Currier Studio, Franklin, N.H." is printed on front, and there is no inscription on the cover or back of the photo. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 19: Who is this little girl with her precious doll? The photo is glued to hard card stock imprinted with "A.W. Perkins, Ground Floor Studio, Main Street, Claremont, N.H." on front. The inscription on back is "Gladys Rosalie, age 4 yrs." 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 20: Back in the horse and buggy days, somebody failed to write this young man's name on his photo. Do you know who he is?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 21: This fine young man looks like he just graduated from Harvard. Who is he? The photo is glued to hard studio stock engraved with (it appears) "J.F. Sleeper" as a studio name. There is no inscription on the reverse. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 22: Who is this young man? The photo is glued to card stock, but has no studio name or inscription.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 23: This had to be a much-beloved child because there are three of this same studio photo in the box. The photo is glued to card stock within a folder with tissue over the photo. The studio is "C.H. Lindsey, 987 Elm St., Manchester, N.H." There is no other inscription on this or the other two photos.  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 24: This stern fellow--who appears to be named Danno D. Johnson--has put his photo on a post card stamped with "Season's Greetings," but this postcard is set on a sleeve within a folder labeled "Avery Studio, Boston, Mass." Anyone know who he is?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 25: These are somebody's grandparents and their ancestral home. Do you know who they are, or where this is?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 26: Who is this doe-eyed young man? The photo is glued at the top to folding studio stock which is inscribed "Brown, Greenfield, Mass."  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 27: Who is this well-dressed young lady? The photo is glued to hard studio stock, and stamped on back with "J.F. Sleeper, Amateur Photographer, Contoocook, N.H. Sittings made by appointment only."  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 4: Who is this woman? The photo is in folded cover with a cameo emblem on front, but no studio name. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 5: Who is this child? The photo is glued on cardboard, with the name "Sunbeam Studio, 1532 3rd Avenue, New York" on front. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 6: This is a thumb-size photo with "Sarah Mignault June 28, 1939" written on back. Who is she?  
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 7: Who is this child? The photo is glued to hard card stock, and has no studio name. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 8: Who are these adorable children? The photo is in folding card stock with tissue covering the photo. The signature appears to be "C L Lewis" and the studio name "Chas L Lewis, Toledo, O" is imprinted on the folder front. 
 
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Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen 'Nellie' (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
Found in the estate of Ervin Corliss (1912-1976), son of Walter (1871-1962) & Helen "Nellie" (Elliot) Corliss (1873-1945) of Contoocook, New Hampshire.
MYSTERY 9: Who is this woman? The photo is glued to card stock with the studio name "Leown H. Kelly, Contoocook NH" printed on front, and "With best wishes to you all, Edna" hand written on back. 
 

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