Back row: Joe, Mike Brown, Jim Ellison, Richard Ralston (my father), Ethel Ellison (my Nana)
Middle row: Jacqueline Beecher, Richard Ralston (my brother), Judith Ellison (my mother), James A Ellison (my Papa)
Front row: Jennifer Ralston (me), David Ellison, Patricia Ellison holding Amy Brown
Taken at 1110 Murdock, RO, MI
Ethel’s report card from the Detroit Public School, the 1936-1937 school year:
Here is the 8th grade class of 1937 of Greenfield Park School in Detroit:
James A. Ellison Royal Oak High School Commencement Brochure for the class of 1938 and his graduation photo:
James A. Ellison and Ethel Tasker’s Wedding Invitation 1941:
Back of photograph reads:
Aunt Frances (Tasker Ingham), Diane Ellison, Nana Baines, Dorothy & John Tasker
Edith Dorothy Fry Tasker and her four children in Winnipeg, Canada: Louis, Norman, Marjorie and John Jr.
Rosie Tasker as a child and as an adult. Rose Eleanor Tasker was the youngest child of Tristram and Rose Eleanor Tasker and she was born in 1901 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
The Tasker Family with Jim & Ethel Ellison, circa 1944 when Jim was serving in the US Army.
I am guessing the man on the left is Robert Tasker. Next is Dorothy Tasker, Ethel Ellison, Jim Ellison and John Tasker. Please let me know if I guessed wrong!
Below is James Baines, age 45 years, on West Twelve Mile Rd in what is now Berkley, but then called Royal Oak Township in 1920:
Below are photographs with people I cannot all identify. They were taken in August 1929. In many of them are James Baines and his wife Elizabeth Ellen and I think it is James and Elizabeth sitting in front of the car? Please let me know if you can id any of the others!
Two photographs of girls. Do you know who they are? Umbrella girl photo says “Miss Highty Tighty” on the back:
Jim & Harold Ellison discussing Detroit Free Press carrier salesmanship:
James A Ellison with daughters. Judith on one swing and he is pushing Jacqueline. Back reads “Family Reunion September 1946” :