Saturday, May 31, 2014

Yacht Club

Photos from a Boston-area yacht club, taken by Leslie Jones.

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Friday, May 30, 2014

Samuel J. Hood Studio

 A passenger vessel leaving Darling Harbour, Sydney, 1910s
 Group portrait in a ship's cabin, ca. 1916
 Man and woman kissing across two vessels
 Partial view of a passenger ship docked at a wharf possibly in Sydney, ca. 1925
 Portrait of Captain Edward Robert Sterling with three women, ca. 1913
 Portrait of two women and a baby possibly on board SS Ormiston, ca. 1934
 Professor Oscar Ulrich and Elsie Vonwiller next to Japanese 
Consul General and Madame K Inoue on board HNLMS Java, 1930
 Seaman with a cat and kitten, ca. 1910
 Ship's officer with pet dog, posed at ship's wheel, 1907-1928
 Spectators watching a naval vessel in the harbour, 
possibly the Japanese cruiser HIJMS Izumo, ca. 1905
 SS Ceramic departing the White Star Line wharf 
at Millers Point, with crowds and streamers, ca. 1925
Two women and ship's officer on the deck of SS Orungal

From the collection of the Australian National Maritime Museum

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Leslie Jones Collection

 A jolly bunch of pleasure seekers (Tootsie in foreground) Crystal Lake, Gilmanton, NH
 Aftermath of fire on Seneca Street, South End
 Apple picking time
 Arlington Street traffic, Boston, ca. 1920
 Bathing girl, Charles River
 Benson Farm, NH
 Big freight locomotive and tender wreck, Atlantic Station, 1920
 Boston Bean Time on Boston Common
 Brockton Fair, 1938
 Busy corner in the Market District, ca. 1930
 Candlepin bowling, ca. 1954
Canoeing on the Charles River, 1914

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Howard Hollem

 A girl team working on a center wing section of a 
B-24E (Liberator) bomber in Ford's big Willow Run plant
 Enola O'Connell, age 32, widow and mother of one child, ex-housewife, 
now only woman welder at Heil and Co., Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1943
 Feeding an SNC advanced training plane its essential supply of gasoline is done 
by sailor mechanics at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1942
 Helen Bray, who left school to become a mechanic at a western aircraft plant, 
is making an emplanage section on a new Consolidated transport, 
Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
 Installing an engine at the Consolidated Aircraft 
Corporation plant. Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
 Mating operation on a C-87 transport plane just before it comes to the pre-assembly line at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
 Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis has been appointed by civil service to be senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas, 1942
 Naval Air Base at Corpus Christi, Texas. Jesse Rhodes Waller, aviation ordnance mate third class, tries out a 30-caliber machine gun he has just installed in a Navy plane, 1942
 Putting the nose section of a mighty transport plane in place in the fuselage mating fixture at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant, Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
 Rita Rodriguez. Production of B-24 bombers and C-87 transports 
at Consolidated Aircraft, Fort Worth, Texas, 1942
War production worker at the Vilter Company making M5 and M7 guns for the US Army, Milwaukee, Wis. Ex-housewife, age 49, now doing bench work on small gun parts, 1942

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Lafayette Studio

 Four-Star Restaurant, interior view of the wait staff and customer, 1942
 Gaidry Motor Company, new Mercury automobile, 1945
 Group at fancy dinner, 1931
 Group of children gathered around birthday cake on table, 1947
 Group of women shopping, 1948
 Group of young girls, a man, two women, and two children in costume, 1939
 Horse Show with rider performing, 1936
 Horse Show, group of people eating, 1936
 Horse Show, group of people eating, 1936
Horse Show, people preparing food, 1936