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Walt, Steve, Susan and Ernie Wilkison 1960

Father’s Day 1960

November 27th, 2014

This is a polaroid photo taken on June 19, 1960, Father’s Day. I know because it’s written on the back in what looks like my Dad’s handwriting. It was taken in our backyard at the time, 1333 West Jackman Street, in Lancaster, CA. I would have been about four and a half years old. Also in the photo are my Dad, my Grandpa Wilkison (my Dad’s dad) and my little sister, Susan, who would have just turned three. The original photo is not in very good shape, I’ve done a fair … [more]

Walter Wilkison - England 1955

My Dad In England circa 1955

September 13th, 2009

I was born in London, England in 1955. My dad was serving in the military and was stationed at a base near London for several years in the mid-fifties. He was there on his own for a little while and then my Mom joined him at some point. We lived there until just after my first birthday, so I really have no memories of it. This is a photo I found of my dad standing next to a car somewhere near where we lived. It’s dated “Aug 10” on the … [more]