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Is this a goat or a ram? I thought goat, but the animal looks unusual to me. This photo is marked on the back. The boy is Jim Van Liere, grandpa’s first cousin, born in 1912. How old do you think he is here?

The Van Lieres lived in the Burdick-Balch neighborhood of Kalamazoo, very near Grandpa (Adrian Zuidweg).

For more information on where Jim fits into the family, check out this post: The Van Lieres of Kalamazoo Redux

Do you think this was a photo taken at an amusement place or staged by a photographer?

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Karel Mulder, the son of the jailer’s hand, was born in 1812 in Goes, Zeeland, in the Netherlands. When he died in 1870, he owned 3/8 of a house in the Papegaaistraatje. It was located in the inner city of Goes, but in a small alley off the main roads.

See the house above: it is at the current location of D 278 in the blueprint below (found on WatWasWaar website). It’s very hard for me to read, but isn’t 278 at the very top of the image in the middle?

Do you know what this style of building is called? And is the facade original or not? Any ideas?

This could be the house owned by Karel Mulder. Or not. What do you think?

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