Saturday, October 31, 2015

Leo White

Maori wahine performing an action song, Waikato, 1938
Maori women in traditional kapa haka performance 
dress, including puipui and poi, 1925-35
Paddle boat on the Waikato River, 1938
Row of Blackburn Baffin biplanes in a row on the ground 
with a group of young air force men checking the wing, 1938
Royal New Zealand Air Force Airspeed Oxford 
aeroplanes in flight near Auckland, 13 September 1940
Whites Aviation Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library

Friday, October 30, 2015

G. G. Bain

Arms traffic. The disaster at Dubai. The surrendered rifles 
on the quarter deck of the HMS Fox, ca. 1914
At Rockaway Hunt Meet - fashion mannikins, 1910-15
Auto Polo, Coney Island, ca. 1910-15
Crowd of children with flags outside City Hall in 
New York City, during an Americanization rally on April 27, 1917
Eddie Cantor family
[Mr. Cantor was a very famous entertainer]

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Frank Denton

Five members of the Dixieland Jazz Orchestra, ca. 1930s
Members of the Simpson family having tea in a sitting room, 1902
 NZ beauties. Two women with long hair about their shoulders 
and moko. One wears a tagged cloak and holds a patu.
Putiki Maori children's choir, 1924
Sacred Heart Convent school, Wanganui, 1912
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Anders Folkestadås

Anders Folkestadås was a Norwegian photographer.

"Røysafolket" (the Røysa people) outside their home, 1906
From Fjøshaug at Folkestad, 1907
 Martinus and Hansine Folkestad with their children Johanne and Åslaug. 
Martinus worked as a foreman in the Norwegian lighthouse service. ca. 1910
 The girls at Kråkeneset photographed by the new 
lighthouse in 1906. They're all in their best clothes.
The lighthouse worker's band at Måholmen lighthouse, ca. 1910

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Henry Norford Whitehead

 Children in fancy dress, boys dressed as tramps with swags and hats, 
one hat has a note pinned to it saying 'it's a long way to Wembley'. 1920s-30s
Crowd at a rose carnival, The Domain, Christchurch, 1913
Group of women under a willow tree, possibly at 
the races, Hawke's Bay District, ca. 1925
Large house in Hastings, showing woman, 
dog and children playing on the lawn, 1920s-30s
Mr & Mrs Bradshaw with dogs and horse, 1920s-30s
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Monday, October 26, 2015

Detroit Publishing

A glimpse of the parade grounds, West Point, NY, 1900-15
Alberta and Velvet hotels, Old Orchard, Maine, ca. 1904
Approaching Yonkers, Hudson River, New York, 1900-10
Bath house, Walloon Lake, Michigan, ca. 1906
Bathing beach, Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, 1900-10

Friday, October 23, 2015

Alexander Galbraith

The Alexander Galbraith Collection consists of about 500 photographic images taken in and around Toronto, Ontario, Canada, between about 1894 and 1950, which document prominent businessmen, politicians, and royalty, as well as a wide variety of physical and social settings.

 Barn raising on the farm of Joseph Bales, Lansing, North York Township, frame completed
Farmers market, West Toronto, ca. 1939
Garden party in honour of Prince Arthur, Stanley Barracks, ca. 1904
H. A. Massey's team and carriage, ca. 1905
 Lord and Lady Minto, going to the races 
from the home of Sir Joseph Flavelle, ca. 1903
Picking peaches at Vineland, 1932
Reservoir Park, Toronto
Six Nations Indians, Caledonia
Tally Ho showing visitors around Toronto, ca. 1905

Thursday, October 22, 2015

John Collier

After school. Amsterdam, New York, October 1941
Hot Shoppe restaurant at midnight. Washington, DC, December 1941
 USO (United Service Organizations) servicemen's club. 
Civic Center, San Francisco, California, December 1941
Washington Hot Shoppe restaurants. Washington, DC, December 1941
White Tavern hamburger stand was the popular place in Amsterdam, New York, October 1941

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Prairie Towns

There's a marvelous site called Prairie Towns - with historical photos of settlements in Canada's Prairie Provinces: Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan. These photos are from there.

Adanac Brass Band, Adanac, Sasketchewan
["Adanac" is, of course, "Canada" spelled backwards]
Adanac, Sasketchewan, ca. 1920
Construction crew, Asquith, Sasketchewan, ca. 1928
Front Street, Aneroid, Sasketchewan
Main Street, Arcola, Sasketchewan

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Inger Schulstad

Inger Schulstad was a Norwegian doctor who served in the Korean War at NORMASH - Norwegian Mobile Army Surgical Hospital. (Wonder if she ever visited the folks at the 4077?) The photos are from the Trondheim Archives, and all date from 1952.

Capitol Records Jazz Concert - Dr. Schulstad in Tokyo
[Archive reference: Tor.H49.B01.B1112]
Captain Berninger at 3rd Battalion Aid Station
[Archive reference: Tor.H49.B01.B1044]
Children at Camp NORMASH
[Archive reference: Tor.H49.B01.B1024]
Children looking through trash
[Archive reference: Tor.H49.B01.B1026]
Doing laundry in a helmet
[Archive reference: Tor.H49.B01.B1019]