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Baby Barkhoefer: 1942

Baby Barkhoefer: 1942

April 1942. "Hamilton, Montana. Ted Barkhoefer and family." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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Shooting in Hamilton

On April 11 1942, Vachon wrote to his wife that he had taken at least 70 pictures in Hamilton, Montana. But he admitted that Jack Delano would have shot many more.

A View from the Outside (?)

This may well be the house in which our current photo was captured (if they were within the updated address listed on Ted's WWII draft card):

The Tree of Teddy

A glimpse of the trajectories of Ted (who served as a U.S. Navy Reserve Seaman 1st Class during WWII), wife Dorothy, and son William (who may well have been known as "Billy" at the time of the above photo).

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/325000/edwin-henry-barkhoefer

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