James K. Radke

Photographs © 2014 James Radke, All Rights Reserved

Gertrude Kingston on a black and white horse

A brief history of the life of Gertrude Kingston. I found this photo in my Aunt Edna's photo album. Gertrude Kingston was adopted by A.J. and Bessie Kingston. A.J. passed away and Bessie took Gertude back to the orphanage. I hope she had a good life.

A brief history of the life of Gertrude Kingston. I found this photo in my Aunt Edna’s photo album. Gertrude Kingston was adopted by A.J. and Bessie Kingston. A.J. passed away and Bessie took Gertude back to the orphanage. I hope she had a good life.

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March 30, 2015 Posted by | Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Brothers on the Meierhenry and Sprick homestead

I would like to to know who the brothers or cousins are?

I would like to to know who the brothers or cousins are?

A relative and his car

A relative and his car

I think this the same person on horseback and the person behind their car.

I think this the same person on horseback and the person behind their car.

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March 30, 2015 Posted by | Abstractions, Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Donner Party Memorial

My grandmother Bertha Sprick and her mother Catherine Deich Kingston visited the Donner Party Memorial in the late 1930's. Unfortunately I cannot identify anybody in the photo.

My grandmother Bertha Sprick and her mother Catherine Deich Kingston visited the Donner Party Memorial in the late 1930’s. Unfortunately I cannot identify anybody in the photo.

A more recent view of the Donner Party Memorial by B. Straford

A more recent view of the Donner Party Memorial by B. Straford

The Donner Party Memorial plaque

The Donner Party Memorial plaque

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March 29, 2015 Posted by | Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Peach Blossom Mandala

Peach Blossom Mandala

Peach Blossom Mandala

Please click the Mandala to enlarge

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March 28, 2015 Posted by | Ozark Mandalas | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop Tour

My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop in Julesburg, Colorado. My grandfather was chosen by the local Republican Party to shake the hand of Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey.

My grandfather Walter Sprick shook hands with Thomas Dewey on his 1947 Whistle Stop in Julesburg, Colorado. My grandfather was chosen by the local Republican Party to shake the hand of Presidential candidate Thomas Dewey.

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March 27, 2015 Posted by | Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas Skit, country school’s basement on the western plains of Nebraska

Leon Radke performed during a Christmas Skit in his country school's basement, on the western plains of Nebraska.

Leon Radke performed during a Christmas Skit in his country school’s basement, on the western plains of Nebraska.

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March 26, 2015 Posted by | Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Painting Churches opens tonight at the Springfield Contemporary Theater

Painting Churches opens tonight at the Springfield Contemporary Theater

Painting Churches opens tonight at the Springfield Contemporary Theater

Springfield Contemporary Theater – Painting Churches

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March 20, 2015 Posted by | Editorial | , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Family Photos from Nebraska

My Great Grand Parents. Elmer and Lilllie Peterson of Big Springs, Nebraska

My Great Grand Parents. Elmer and Lillie Peterson of Big Springs, Nebraska

Richard (Dick) Radke, Bernard (Sonny or Junior) Radke, Sharon Radke and Ron Peterson at the farm on the Nebraska side of the Colorado/Nebraska State-line Road

Richard (Dick) Radke, Bernard (Sonny or Junior) Radke, Sharon Radke and Ron Peterson at the farm on the Nebraska side of the Colorado/Nebraska State-line Road

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March 19, 2015 Posted by | Family Photos | , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Campaign Yard Sign

Campaign Yard Sign, 100 Days of the Mundane

Campaign Yard Sign, 100 Days of the Mundane

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March 18, 2015 Posted by | Digital Diana, Mundane | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Storm Door

Storm Door, 100 Days of the Mundane

Storm Door, 100 Days of the Mundane

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March 18, 2015 Posted by | Digital Diana, Mundane | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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