Monday, October 20, 2014

Leslie Jones

 Chorus line
 College women
 Cow gals with the W.T. Johnson Rodeo, ca. 1936
 Crowd listening to speech by a "Red" on Boston Common, 1931
 Dirty alley, Boston, 1942
 Furniture made out of newspapers
 Girl with camera
Group in new boat in Chelsea Creek in East Boston, sure sign of spring, 1931
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Louis Edward Nollau

 4-H entrants in musical competition, Boy's Reform School Band 
with band leader, Greendale, Kentucky, 1926
 4-H Students and teachers from Kentucky rural schools during 
Rural School Week in front of Natural Science Building
 4-H Students from a Kentucky rural school during Rural School Week, 1926
 Children building a log cabin
 Children with homemade airplane
 Family listening to the radio
 Four women by reflecting pool
 Group picture, women's band, University of Kentucky, 1930
Tennis players

Saturday, October 18, 2014

African-American Portraits

Another group of portraits of black Americans from the late 19th-early 20th centuries by Joseph Pennell.

 Portrait of Hazel Mcelroy, 1922
 Portrait of Hazel Prewitt and children, 1917
 Portrait of Julia Richardson, 1898
 Portrait of Lt. Barnes and wife, 1918
 Portrait of McRobinson baby, 1916
 Portrait of Mrs. Ike Perkins and Mrs. Sgt. Dorsey, 1916
 Portrait of Mrs. R. C. Scott and son, 1917
 Portrait of Mrs. Winfield and friend, 1919
 Portrait of Nat Jones family, 1910
 Portrait of Robinson children, 1898
 Portrait of Smith Family, 1917
 Portrait of Soldier, William Jackson, M.s.s. and wife, 1918
Portrait of W. H. Harrington family, 1918

Friday, October 17, 2014

Dorothea Lange

 Drought refugee living in a ditch bank camp. Imperial County, California, March 1937
 Drought refugees from Oklahoma in cotton camp 
near Exeter, California, November 1936
 Fighting sand. Childress County, Texas Panhandle. Cultivating weedless cotton fields in Great Plains to break crust and prevent blowing sand from cutting young cotton plants, June 1938
 Flood refugee family near Memphis, Texas. These people, with all 
their earthly belongings, are bound for the lower Rio Grande Valley, 
where they hope to pick cotton. They are from Arkansas, May 1937
 Hightstown, New Jersey. On this project some of the homesteaders will work on the cooperative farm, some in the cooperative factory. This group represents wives and children of the farm group. This is a Jewish community background. June 1936
 Idle men attend the morning movies. There are three such 
movies in one block. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 1937
 Lunchtime in the field. Camp in background. 
Near Calipatria, California, February 1939
 Migrant cotton picker on way to field. Kern migrant camp, California, November 1936
 Migrant pea pickers camp in the rain. California, February 1936
Near Strathmore, California. From Wyoming and Missouri. Eight years 
in California. Working in lemons. "It's easy for us because we haven't 
got a bunch of kids to get drug around." February 1939

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Steffano Webb

 Amateur boxing match, Christchurch, ca. 1910
 Atlas Confectionary, factory workers, interior, Christchurch, 1880s-1920s
 Buyers examining wool bales in store, Christchurch, ca. 1913
 Group of players from the Girls Hockey Competition, 
Christchurch Secondary Schools, with the A Grade shield, 1910s
 Two men fighting on slippery pole during Christchurch Exhibition, Christchurch, 1906-07
 Unidentified woman standing behind the front gate of 
an unpainted cottage, with sunflower plant, ca. 1910
 Water slide, New Zealand International Exhibition, Christchurch, 1906-07
 Wedding group, probably in Christchurch. 
Groom thought to be Dave Hadfield, 2 May 1921
 Woman driving a horse-drawn gig, ca. 1910
Women working in the Atlas Biscuit and Confectionery factory, Christchurch, 1910
Steffano Webb Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library