Trying to learn about the Branche family

For a research project on black history in the Northwest Corner, students are seeking information about the Branche family, seen in this photo from the 1930s. Photo submitted

SALISBURY — Students at the Salisbury School are continuing their research project, Black History in Rural Connecticut. 

The effort grew out of historical family photo archives their teacher, Peter McEachern, found while cleaning out a Salisbury house he recently purchased.

The group is now seeking information on the Branche family of Farnam Road in Lakeville, who appear in the photo above. The image is believed to have been taken in the 1930s.

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