Sunday, December 4, 2016

William James Family

 House built in a day, ca. 1920
  
House, Oakville, ca. 1909
  
La Salle car in orchard, Whitby, 1929
  
Ladies' egg and spoon race, Centre Island, 1909
  
Ladies' orchestra at auto show, Toronto Armouries, 1912
  
Lake steamers at Jackson's Point, Lake Simcoe, ca. 1909
  
Low water level at foot of the bluffs, Oakville, ca. 1908
 

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Skiing in Alberta

These dramatic photos were taken in Canadian National Parks in Alberta.

 Crowds of skiers climbing hill, Mt. Norquay, Banff National Park, February 1956
  
Jasper Ski Meet, Jasper National Park, February 1959
  
Skiing at Mt. Norquay, Banff National Park, March 1956
  
Skiing at Mt. Norquay, Banff National Park, March 1956
  
Skiing at Mt. Norquay, Banff National Park, March 1956
  
Skiing at Mt. Norquay, Banff National Park, March 1956
  
 Snowmobile at Standish Hump, Dell Valley, 
Banff National Park, March 1953
  
Waterton Park skiing, May 1954

Friday, December 2, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Leslie Jones

 Albert Einstein at Harvard graduation, 1935
  
 Big surf raises havoc along Beachmont shore, November 1932
  
 Boston Red Sox manager Joe Cronin, Jimmie Foxx, and Ted Williams (all in civvies) surrounded by a crowd as Williams and woman in Esso gasoline uniform get acquainted, 1939-42
  
Boy chases chariot at Charles River Speedway
  
 Boys picking tomatoes
  
Braintree High School cheerleaders, ca. 1953
  
Brave Coastguardsmen from Manomet crew taken off USS Paulding to be rushed to Chelsea Marine hospital after they were injured during SS Robert E. Lee rescue, March 10, 1928
 
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Miami University

Group portrait of students at Oxford Public School
  
 Phi Tau group portrait, ca. 1908
  
Students in Oxford College dormitory room, ca. 1900
  
 Western College on College Day, 1912
  
Women's physical education exhibition at Herron Gymnasium, 1911
 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Playgrounds

These photos from G. G. Bain are all labeled "N.Y. Playground, 1910-1915."






Monday, November 28, 2016

William Letts Oliver

 Corinthian Yacht Club Regatta
  
 Garden of Edwards house with woman and child, Oakland
  
Motorboat races, Vallejo Yachting and Boating Club, 1911
  
 Sailing party on Wave (yacht)
  
 William Letts Oliver family on board Wave (yacht)