Like today.... I was reading emails and somehow got sidetracked to the genealogy posts on the Family Tree Magazine forum page. This post sparked my curiosity, and with a little more sleuthing, I found the following image on the Library of Congress website:
(click here to see the full image)
The caption read:
Twins become mothers together for second time in less than two years. Washington, D.C., April 7. Accustomed to doing practically the same things all their lives, these Washington twins, now mothers, have apparently decided that having their children together would certainly be in order. The mothers, Mrs. Eileen Moon, left, and Mrs. Kathleen Robie, last week gave birth to daughters to set a new record at Columbia Maternity Hospital. Mrs. Moon's youngster, whom she named Carol, was born on March 29, while Mrs. Robie's new daughter Nancy Lee first saw the light of day on April 1. This same thing happened in July 1937 when Mrs. Robie gave birth to a girl and a few hours later Mrs. Moon's baby, a boy, arrived
- Digital ID: (digital file from original negative) hec 26626 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/hec.26626
- Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-hec-26626 (digital file from original negative)
- Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
My mom is the baby on the right. I have to say, genealogy is doing well in the digital age!