Monday, February 29, 2016

1944 - Girls with Fr. Tellers

Father Tellers photographed with a group of young girls. The back of the photograph is labeled Betty Hess, Fr. Tellers, Madelyn McDonald, Shirley Kershaw. The photograph was dated 1944. The photograph was most likely taken in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania.

Father Tellers is wearing a biretta. The biretta indicates he was dressed more formally and photograph was possibly taken to document a special occasion. When photographed Madelyn Ann McDonald would have been 11 or 12 years old.
Michelle M. Murosky: The McDonald Collection &emdash; 1944 - Girls with Fr. Tellers
Betty Hess, Fr. Tellers, Madelyn Ann McDonald, Shirley Kershaw
This photograph was included in the Frances Philomena Selker Collection. Frances Philomena Guth appears to have passed the photographs down to her daughter Frances Philomena Selker. Frances' daughter Mary Eugina McDonald ended up with her mother's photo collections which is time were handed down to me. Photographer Unknown. Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.

Madelyn Ann McDonald, affectionately known as Aunt Midge, is my Great Aunt. Her sister Mary Eugenia McDonald is my paternal grandmother. 


  1. This is ALL wonderful and incredible work to save history.

    1. Hi Joe! Thank you so much for your kind words and for following.