Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Charles Elliott Gill

Boating on the Piney, ca. 1910
Five teenage girls outside a wood frame building, 1900-10
Portrait of four men and four women, ca. 1910
Thomas Gill family with house and new car, Portland, Oregon, ca. 1914
Twelve young women at Guthoerl's cave, ca. 1910
Source: Charles Elliott Gill Photograph Collection, Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City

Monday, May 22, 2017

Axel Lindahl

Gausdal, Sanatorium, 1880-90
Molde from Fanestrands Lane, 1880-90
Nordland, Svartisen, 1880-90
Opdal, Parti mellem Rise og Drivstuen
Søndmør, From Saebo in Hjørundfjord, 1880-90
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Sunday, May 21, 2017

R. Welch

Causeway Cottages. Widow Laverty telling tales of Finn McCool, ca. 1888
Children building another moat in the sand, ca. 1888
Children spinning and reeling wool, Highlands, County Donegal, 1914
High Street, Belfast, ca. 1888
The Promenade, Newcastle, County Down, 1914

Saturday, May 20, 2017

John Collier

Corner of Montgomery and Market Streets, San Francisco, 
Monday morning, December 8, 1941, after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
One man tin can band during blackout. 
San Francisco, California, December 1941
Picnic party from the mill towns enjoys the autumn foliage along 
the Mohawk Trail in Massachusetts. State-owned park, October 1941
USO (United Service Organizations) servicemen's club. 
Civic Center, San Francisco, California, December 1941
Washington, D.C. Sewing room in the self-help exchange, January 1942

Friday, May 19, 2017

Vintage Australia

A modern shearer
Backstage, Mark Foys fashion parade, Sydney, ca. 1947
De Basil Covent Garden Russian Ballet Company on the 
SS Maloja during their Australian tour, September 1938
Group of newly arrived immigrants taken 
in Palace Grounds, Sydney, March 1908
Stanwell Park showing scrub; bush picnic, 1916

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Detroit Publishing

Along the beach, Atlantic City, NJ, ca. 1905
Bugler of New York Naval Reserves on U.S.S. New Hampshire, 1890-1901
In the surf at Old Orchard, Maine, 1890-1901
Life-saving lookout, Atlantic City, NJ, 1900-20
Packet James Lee, 1900-15
Passengers on boat approaching Hotel Marion, Lake George, NY, 1900-15
Prospect Point, Niagara, 1890-1901

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Vintage Japan

Geisha girls out for an airing in rickshaws - 
along the Old Avenue, Nara, Japan, ca. 1906
Japanese mothers and children on a fishing trip, 1919
Passing away a dull hour - Geisha girls dancing, Japan, 1906
Peasant women heading rice with steel combs
in the fields on Suruga Bay, Japan, 1906
The little daughter of a Japanese gentleman 
playing the koto, Tokyo, Japan, 1906
Source: Library of Congress Stereograph Collection

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

G. G. Bain

Invited guests on way to Roosevelt House, 
on foot and in carriage, September 1908
Jascha Heifetz
[arguably the greatest violinist of the 20th century]
Jewish New Year - boot black, 1912
John Philip Sousa with a dog and a woman, 
probably in Bryant Park, New York City, 1915-20
U.S. Scouts - Nurses, 1915-20

Monday, May 15, 2017

World War II in Color

 Afrika Korps camp somewhere in North Africa

A knocked-out Jagdpanther being examined by a US soldier
A pair of servicemen and a quartet of schoolboys sit on bridge 
over the Thames, Henley-on-Thames, England, May 1944
American troops unloading supplies on the shores of Guadalcanal Island in 1943

Sunday, May 14, 2017

William James Family

Children of The Ward, ca. 1911
Group with fortune teller at a garden party, ca. 1910
Men reading the want advertisments for jobs, Melinda Street, 1919
Munitions workers parade at Canadian National Exhibition Grandstand, ca. 1915
St. Catharine's Market, 1909