My Mom's Early Years
(From Hometalk the Star, Brooklyn, Fri., 24 Aug 1928, pg 14; from Newspapers.com va Ancestry)
(Photo in the possession of author; professional photo by Valeche, Brooklyn
Her mom, Margaret "Pearl" Charles McCann, was born to Irish immigrants, but her dad, John Francis Kilgariff, was born in Ireland and came to American in 1920. Her parents were older. Her mother was 42, her father 38. She had no siblings. She lived in a 4-story brownstone at 91 Fourth Avenue, on the edge of Park Slope, Brooklyn:
In front of the house on Fourth Avenue. I love my grandmother's coat (raccoon?) and flapper hat.