Thursday, May 25, 2017

Robert McKay Brebner

Alan, Mary, and Robert Brebner, ca. 1900. Spruce Grove, Alberta
  
Brebner children, ca. 1900
 
Brebner family members and friends on the Brebner homestead 
with bear skin and sleigh, ca. 1900. Spruce Grove, Alberta
 
Horse-drawn buggy, Brebner homestead, ca. 1900
 
Two men with a horse-drawn sleigh, ca. 1900
 
Unidentified woman with a horse, ca. 1900
 

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Walter McClintock

Onesta and Nitana seated by McClintock's traveling-tipi
  
Open tipi with Indians, horses
 
Play-tipi with two Indian children
 
Tipi glowing with light from its inside fire
 
Wife of Red Fox coming to the Grass Dance 
with her daughter Sistsi (Small Bird)
 

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