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“Those Are My Grandparents!” – Great Discoveries from the Letters Sent to Fortepan

From time to time, the editors at Fortepan are moved by the letters from readers who took the effort to write down the story behind a particular Fortepan photo or by messages from people writing to tell that they have recognised a family member, a friend, or an old classmate. These letters confirm our belief that (among other reasons) it is worth dealing with archival photos because of these types of great discoveries. The following is a selection of ten from the latest Facebook messages, comments, and letters from readers.

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