Photo Finish: Ancestors in Hats

Photo Finish: Ancestors in Hats

Readers shared these fine photos of their ancestors' spectacular headwear.

Our ancestors had the weight of the world on their shoulders, quite literally: Check out the size of these hats. Admire the fashion choices of our forebears in these readers’ ancestral photos.
 
This is my ancestor Sadie Eleanor Anderson, who lived from 1876 to 1912.
» Deanna Sulonen
 
 
 
This is my grandmother, Nellie Dillingham (born in 1894), and her sister Dica (born in 1889), in January 1912 in Iowa.
» Barbara Conner
 
 
 
These are my ancestors Frederick and Elizabeth “Lizzie” (Hahn) Smith in the early 1900s.
» Erin Wilker 
 
 
 
From the May/June 2014 Family Tree Magazine

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