Rosalynn Fillmer “Lynn” Dresher in 1950’s :: Throwback Thursday

Today is still Thursday so I just got in my Throwback Thursday post. This week it’s a photo of my Aunt who passed away back last July, Rosalynn Fillmer “Lynn” Dresher. Lynn was known far and wide in Auburn and I still can hear the words brother George Mathison read during her service from John 14:1-6.

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also… Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

I was not able to totally verify the date of this particular shot of Lynn but the other photos, which look like they were taken with 5-10 years of each other, have the date February 26, 1942. Since she was born in 1934 I am guessing this shot was done around the mid-50’s. It’s quite faded but the back of the photo has the stamp from the studio that says:

when ordering additional photographs please give number appearing on this photograph. Photoreflex Studio, Loveman, Joseph & Loed. Birmingham 2, ALA

I love old photographs. The time and effort that was put into making a print was just not the same as pulling out your iPhone and snapping a shot and shooting it to Flickr.

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