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How to label a large group shot: Emil DeRose and Julia Lezer’s 1919 wedding

Great tip! I have a number of large family photos.

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Wedding at Sacred Heart Church, South Bend, St. Joseph County, Indiana. As identified by the bride and groom’s daughter, Carolyn Louise (DeRose Fredericks Niblick) Hess, they are, back row, 1: unknown; 2: William Lezer, brother of the bride; 3: Mrs. Csardi, an immigrant friend; 4-9: unknown; 10: Emery Lizer, Alex Lezer’s brother and the bride’s uncle; next row, 11: unknown child; 12: groom’s stepfather; 13: groom’s mother; 14: groom, Emil Julius DeRose; 15: bride, Julia Ethel Lezer; 16: mother of the bride, Caroline Gymoti Lezer; 17: father of the bride, Alex Lezer; 18: 10-year younger sister of the bride, Theresa Lezer; 19: unknown, not of the Lezer family; 20: brother of the bride, Michael Lezer

Perhaps you have one, a family photo featuring so many faces you can hardly differentiate them. Carefully tracing a silhouette outline of the people in the photograph and numbering them can provide an easy thumbnail…

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