Friday, August 18, 2017

Vintage Ireland

Walsh's Royal Mail and Day Car, Sligo, ca. 1885
Woman apparently dressed as the Queen of Spades, ca. 1905
Woman passing a newsagents on Sackville Street 
(now O'Connell Street), Dublin, ca. 1902
Workers on the steps of Liberty Hall, 6 December 1913
Y-junction with people, Newcastle, County Down, ca. 1880

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Prairie Towns

Carnival, Leader, Saskatchewan, August 20, 1917
Derrick built by schoolboys, Lancer, Saskatchewan
Kaiser Wilhelm Ave., Langenberg, Saskatchewan
[pre-WW1, I'm guessing]
Lang, Saskatchewan
Lanigan Hotel, Lanigan, Saskatchewan
 Loverna, Saskatchewan
["field mice air conditioned the sod" :)]
Luseland, Saskatchewan
Lashburn Fair, Saskatchewan, 1911
Lashburn, Saskatchewan, 1908
Lashburn, Saskatchewan
Sir Wilfred Laurie visits Lashburn, Saskatchewan
[Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911]
Source: Prairie Towns

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Misc Vintage

Some random photos. I really like the sense of fun in some of these.

Family group, Isle of Man, 1893-94
Girls with carriage, July 4, 1912

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Vintage Alberta

Eleven women in a play, Wetaskiwin, 1930
Helen McCalla with squash, August 29, 1915
Last Harvesters' Excusion Train
Making sheaves for harvest, Little Smoky, Alberta, 1946
McCalla family in skates on log in ravine near Edmonton, 1914
Woman with rifle, ca. 1915
Christmas at the Bamber home, December 1919
Christmas sleigh ride, Fort McMurray, 1926
Schofield family Christmas, Mountain Park, 1933

Monday, August 14, 2017

Vintage Ireland

Bathing Place at Portrush, Co. Antrim, ca. 1900
Kane Temperance Tea Rooms, Giant's Causeway, Co. Antrim
Street, Navan, ca. 1920s
Tunnel Cottage, Glengariff, Co. Cork, 1906
Two little girls who may be the Quinn sisters. Photo probably taken somewhere on or near the Clonbrock Estate owned by the Dillon family in Ahascragh, Co. Galway, 1903
University Boat Club, Kilmainham, ca. 1898

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Leslie Jones

Tech Rush, MIT, Cambridge
The Duke & Duchess of Windsor being interviewed in 
their suite at the Ritz-Carlton, September 23, 1943
Three boys in sailor suits
Tunnel going under Chinatown, Beach and Albany Streets, July 27, 1956
Two bathing girls at Revere Beach, 1919
Two horses - "Who are you?" ca. 1935
Two men and uniformed woman riding bikes, 1940s
Two men passed out on park bench, 1948
Two women perform in TV studio, probably 1950s
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Nazi Germany in Color

 8cm. GrW 34 instruction
A Heinkel He 111 P-2 "CA+NA" (Werknummer 2471) part of "Fliegerstaffel des Führers" (Führer's Air Squadron) in the spring of 1942 during a visit by Adolf Hitler to an airfield in the Southern sector of the Eastern Front
Adolf Hitler watching parades at the Reichs Veterans Day
German barracks
German motorcycles
Kriegsmarine parade on Reichs Veterans Day
Reichs Veterans Day