National Geographic : 1919 Jun
Photograph byInternational Film Service A NEW JERSEY COUPLE AND THEIR SEVENTEEN STALWARTCHILDREN While one can never tell bow long he is going to live "until he is dead," Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Casale, ofNewark, areprobably destined tosur vive to a ripe old age. An examination by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell of the genealogy of the HydeFamily reveals thefact that theparents who lived the longest had the most children, on the average. There are nine daughters and eight sons inthis household. Mr. and Mrs. Casale areshown standing in the back row. Next row, left to right, are: Rose, Elizabeth, Jennie, Margaret, Helen, and Michael. Inthefront row, left toright: Frank, Joseph, William, John, Evelyn, Charles, Josephine with Ryta (the baby), Dominick, Eugene,and Catherine.