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first_img Email the author Published 11:00 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel “We are encouraging people to come to the museum and look through the photographs,” Holmes said. “Who knows? They might find a person or a place that means something to them.“We also encourage people to bring us photographs that they can’t identify or just want to discard. We’ll add them to our unidentified photographs box. And, hopefully, one day someone will say, ‘that’s Uncle Joe’ or ‘that looks like the old Foster place.’”Holmes said the photographs will be digitalized and returned, on request.As space permits, The Messenger will highlight photographs from the museum’s unidentified photo box in an effort to assist the Pioneer Museum of Alabama in making identifications. And right now, Holmes has a big box of pictures.“There’s one picture that I think is Gov. Charles Henderson and his wife, Laura Montgomery Henderson,” Holmes said.“If this picture is Gov. Henderson, it was taken before he lost his hair. I’ve never seen a photo of his wife, but I’m pretty sure it’s them and it was probably taken around 1890.” Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Who is this? Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Holmes has pictures of a gathering of ladies at Smiley’s Bridge near Goshen, a young man he thinks might be one of the Douglas brothers and a lady with a pony.“There’s a photo of several Confederate veterans and one of what could be a bachelors’ party and a photo of Rotarians that was taken in the 1930s,” he said. “One that has just got to be some of the Brantleys and one of a mule and wagon at the Freight Company, whatever that was.”Some of the pictures have names on the back. Thomas and Susan Madison are pictured in front of a dogtrot house, but where, Holmes has no idea. Ada Galloway’s name is visible on the back of a photo but, who was she?In an effort to know more, Holmes is turning to the people of Pike County for answers. Sponsored Content You Might Like The ‘coaster’ of life Around 180 children from preschool to sixth grade at the First Baptist Church in Troy are participating in its Vacation… read more Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Max Holmes, vice president of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama board of directors, is trying to track down identification and information on over 200 vintage photographs. People are encouraged to visit the Pioneer Museum to look through the photographs, as well as bring in any that they might have personally that need identification.Unidentified photos prompt museum to ask for public’s helpAs vice president of the Pioneer Museum of Alabama board of directors, Max Holmes has a strong sense of local history and a desire to preserve it. But standing in his way is a box of more than 200 photographs.“For the most part, we don’t know who the people are, where the photos were taken or when,” Holmes said. “For the photographs to have historical significance, we need to know. An unidentified photograph is just a picture.” Skiplast_img read more