First of all, I'm back! I'm done with school (for this year), and I spent my first week of summer vacation totally vegged. Now I'm ready to get back to work! Today, that meant a little day trip up to Oklahoma City, followed by a drive to nearby El Reno, Oklahoma. More about El Reno tomorrow.
My first destination was Memorial Park Cemetery in OKC, because I had found this little girl on findagrave.com:
What an incredible testament to Ginger's star power in 1940, what I consider the peak of her career. Unfortunately, little Ginger died when she was four, and her little brother died on the same day:
I'm going to search some records to see if I can find what happened to them. Their mother is also next to them, but she passed in December of last year.
Tomorrow...something even more Ginger-related! Who would have thought that all this stuff could have come out of Central Oklahoma?!
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