Friday, October 9, 2015

Henry Armytage Sanders

Henry Armytage Sanders was a New Zealander who photographed his country's troops in action in France during World War I. The photos are from Flickr.

A convoy leaving the New Zealand Stationary Hospital 
for the ambulance train, France, 16 August 1918
A French woman sits next to a New Zealand soldier on a horse-drawn wagon packed with household furniture and belongings. They are shown outside a house (hers?) in a street in Bus-les-Artois near the front lines, 15 April 1918
A howitzer supporting New Zealanders at the front, 
France, Bus-les-Artois on the Somme, 16 April 1918
A New Zealand Field Ambulance corps established in a wood near 
Bus-les-Artois, France. Shows camouflaged tents under the trees, 11 May 1918
Horses killed in a German bombing raid, 1917-18

Thursday, October 8, 2015

William James Family

This collection consists of photographs taken by members of the William James family, including William James, Sr. (1866-1948), and sons William James, Jr. and Norman James (1907-1992). The fonds [fonds="the aggregation of documents that originate from the same source"] has been arranged into four series, and includes nearly 5,000 negatives and prints. The collection is part of the Toronto Archives.

Airplane flying over crowd, 1910
At the end of the water chute ride at Scarboro Beach Park, 1908
Bathers and cars in Humber River, 1922
Boys at work on "home" farm, ca. 1910
Buggies parked at Herb Lennox picnic, Jackson's Point, July 20, 1911

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lewis Hine

This is some of Hine's later work, from the 1930s.

 A little country church, Sharps Station M.E. Church, near Loyston, Tennessee. 
This church will be submerged by the waters of the Norris Dam reservoir. October 1933
 Boy plowing potato field with a mule and bull-tongue plow on steep 
slope on J. W. Melton farm on Andersonville, Tennessee, road. October 1933
 Gaines McGlothin on his farm, R. F. D. #2, Kingsport, Tenn. Like many of the Kingsport Press workers, McGlothin is a farmer as well as an industrial worker. November 1933
 Home of a renter on a small farm in Sevier County, Tennessee. Note the 
attempt to beautify the place with potted plants, ferns, etc. October 1933
Ruby Hilton. The Hiltons live in the suburbs of Kingsport, 
Tennessee, and have a garden and raise chickens. November 1933

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Vintage Alberta

These photos of the Canadian province of Alberta come from the Alberta Provincial Archives.

Agnes and Elsie canoeing on Gull Lake, ca. 1913
Gull Lake, Agnes in chair with parasol, ca. 1913
Baseball game at Coal Branch Sports Day, 1930
Coal Branch Sports Day Picnic, ca. 1920
Picnic at Coal Branch Sports Day, 1930

Monday, October 5, 2015

Stewart Collection

Here's another set from this Mississippi photographer, first seen here.

Fannie Bradley, Angie Pogue, Fannie Bontura, 
Bessie Pullen, Will Hendricks, Nellie Hendricks
Man in white coat is Mr. Will Hendrix, Bontura, ca. 1890
R. H. Stewart's Furniture Wareroom
 Snow scene
Steamer Charles D. Shaw

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Samuel Heath Head

Group outside raupo whare, ca. 1900
 People peering into the back of a draper's van loaded with linens and textiles on the side of a road near the Makatote viaduct, Manawatu Wanganui region, ca. 1906
The Bateleys' family house, Moawhanga, Rangitikei, 1890s-1920s
Truck and motorised tricycle of Dennis Brothers, poulterers, 1890s-1930s
Unidentified young Maori woman, ca. 1900
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Isaac Henry Bowen Jeffares

Group outside a timber mill, ca. 1910s
 Kelburn cable car, early 1900s, as it climbs past the power house 
and the Kiosk at the top of the Kelburn cable car route
Patanga Crescent, in Thorndon, Wellington, in the early 1900s
Unidentified group at the Botanic Gardens, Wellington, ca. 1910
Photographer and assistant, with a camera, 1902-22
Unidentified woman holding a young girl on her back, ca 1910
[this woman and child were also in the first picture]

Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand