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Annette & Jack - c. 1911

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Posted 6 years ago


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I found these wonderful old photos of my husband’s grandparents. They both immigrated from England, Jack in 1910 and Annette a few years later. They met and married in the states. Annette was a pool shark. At the age of sixteen she was earning money for passage to the States by playing billiards in various establishments in London. The photo of Jack is also a postcard. One of his sons told me he probably sent copies to his friends and relatives back home to show off his new suit!


  1. Dottie Dottie, 6 years ago
    A lady pool shark,cool.great photos!
  2. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 6 years ago
    Thank you, Dottie. I guess times were hard in London then and you did what you could to earn money!
  3. JTeachout JTeachout, 6 years ago
    Great photos , and love the story behind them.Thank you
  4. marcobabe13 marcobabe13, 6 years ago
    You're welcome, JTeachout, and thank you for your comments.

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