You might think that "x" ruins the photo as it is on the front. It kind of does but on the otherhand, I would not have known which person was Jack in the photo. Who knows who some of the other people are in the photos? The photos are of Jack hunting and fishing with his friends. My mom does not think that any of the the other men are family members, except a few with my grandfather.
I'm not exactly sure how to present the photos. I am contemplating my website but then I'm not able to easily reproduce them or allow others to download them. Maybe a Shutterfly.com site is my answer. I have done that for other purposes. I will contemplate that and probably make the site semi-private or membership driven. The membership would be free, of course, but at least I'd control the access to the photos.
Below are a few photos that I am sharing here.
The first is of John "Jack" Francis Flanagan (his mother Kate called him Frank). He's fishing, of course. That was one of is favorite pasttimes. His father was Patrick Flanagan (b.1834) Termonfechin, Louth, Ireland. In all of the photos that I've found of Jack, he looks tall and rather skinny. He seems to be taller than everyone else he was around. His nose rather stands out on his slender face. I found that nose with other Flanagan's of my lineage. Jack's sitting at the bow of the boat in this photo. I do not know who the two gentlemen are in the foreground. I can guess that they are on the Napa River somewhere.
So, I will soon settle on a plan for my photos.........