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William and Caroline Persson Robinson and extended family at their Los Angeles home in 1916. Photo contributed by member Lois Elling.

The William J. Gallagher family of San Francisco: Alice, William J., Jr., Mary Maloney, William J., Sr.; standing –Madeline and Theresa. Photo contributed by member Pat Gallagher.

Lois Elling, Production Editor of "The California Nugget," submitted this photograph her father Herman Robinson and his sister Alice posing in front of the family car in 1918 Los Angeles.

Samuel and Christina Ertel Bartholomew and family enjoying a gathering at Fish Ranch, California, in the San Gabriel mountains about 1918. Photo contributed by member Virginia Turner.

Mary Pauline "Mollie" Donlon (1899-1989), was born and raised on a farm in El Rio, formerly known as New Jerusalem, Ventura County, California. She was the ninth of twelve children of John Donlon and Mary Caroline Forrer. Photo contributed by member Mary Caroline Chunn.

Former slave, Cherokee Freedman, pensioned veteran of the Civil War, and U.S. Deputy Marshal, Isaac "Ike" Rogers was the great-great grandfather of board member Nicka Smith. Here he is shown posing with outlaw Crawford "Cherokee Bill" Goldsby (center) and the United States Deputy Marshals who captured him.

The Dartt brothers, natives of Nova Scotia, Canada, migrated to Mendocino County, California, to work in the logging industry as timber cutters. After the area was "logged out" the brothers remained in California. Joseph Howe Dartt (b. 1862) [smoking cigar], Frederick Dartt (b. 1857), Robert Dart (b. 1853) and Samuel Kent Dartt (b. 1852). Photo courtesy of member Nyla Urch-Dartt.

Member Anna Junglas submitted this photograph of the Stover sisters and their husbands. Anna's great-grandparents were William and Alice Stover Mishler (standing); her great-grand uncle and aunt were Benjamin and Cecilia Stover Janes (seated). The sisters shared a special relationship. They were the daughters of Wesley Stover and Marie Elisabeth Langevin of Kent County, Michigan.

William Chester Ruth (1882-1971) – grandson of a slave, inventor, and self-made millionaire. Photo contributed by member Anita Wills.