Saturday, March 25, 2017

Herbert F. Cooper

Coronation scene, Strabane, ca. 1911
Horse-drawn Bus (in the Bowling Green), ca. 1910
Main street, Strabane, ca. 1920
Newtown-Kennedy Street, Strabane, ca. 1910
The Mourne, Strabane, ca. 1910

Friday, March 24, 2017

Harris & Ewing

Blanche Noyes, who in 1930 took John D. Rockefeller, Jr., for his first and only air ride, has been appointed an air marking pilot for the Bureau of Air Commerce, U.S. Department of Commerce
Performance group, 1932-33
Police rout Communists with tear gas at demonstration 
during congress opening, December 1930
Spanish dancers. Betty Ross (kneeling) and Zellah Bladen, 1929
Winners in National Spelling Bee received by President Coolidge, May 23, 1927

Thursday, March 23, 2017

William Letts Oliver

We are back to posting new material.

Olvina Winery, Livermore, California
Party in rowboat
Shipwreck Atlantic (whaleboat) on beach near Cliff House, San Francisco
Sierra Buttes Mine brass band
Woman standing next to World's Fair Premium Searchlight, Mt. Lowe?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Courting Couples

A section of the crowd in Martin Place, Sydney during 
the Victory Pacific celebrations, 15 August 1945
Burt V. Brooks: Three couples in a field of boulders, Greenwich, Mass., ca. 1910
George Brassaï: The Kiss, 1935-37
Ray Gurney and Dora Miller skating on Squire Pond, 1903
Sam Hood: Royal Price Alfred Hospital Christmas kiss, Sydney, December 1944
The happy couple, posing in front of a house on the corner of Old Common and Bolton Station Road, prepares to take their new Hupmobile for a spin, Lancaster, Massachusetts

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Card Games

Abbott and Saunder families playing cards, New Zealand, ca. 1900
Charles Fenno Jacobs: Southington, Connecticut. A bridge party, May 1942
Esther Bubley: Girls entertaining their guests in one 
of the two card rooms, Arlington Farms, 1943
Joseph Pennell: Four people playing cards, 1899
M.D. Elias: Gunners relax playing cards in the 
shade of cactus trees in Tunisia, May 1943
Playing canasta, Nova Scotia
The tamest game of cards ever recorded in Kentucky - 
no chips and the people around have no scared looks, 1906

Monday, March 20, 2017

Horse and Buggy

 Adam MacLay: Donald George McKinley, family baker, 
Christchurch, New Zealand, ca. 1908
Frank Denton: A landau carriage, and driver, probably 
Wanganui region, New Zealand, January 1908
Frank Denton: Dr Ernest Edward Porritt and family in a trap 
outside their home at 59 Ingestre Street, Wanganui, ca. 1904
Frank Hohenberger: Moving day scene near 
Mt. Zion, horses, wagon, people, 1949
Frederick Danvers Power: Street scene, horse-drawn 
conveyances, Sydney, Australia, 1898-1926
Frederick Nelson Jones: Horse drawn buggy, New Zealand, ca. 1914
James McAllister: Men in a phaeton, probably 
Taranaki region, New Zealand, ca. 1920s
Marion Post Wolcott: Farmer who comes to town on Saturday afternoon to 
sell his chickens from door to door. Greene County, Georgia, Spring 1939
Oxford St., London, England, ca. 1909
Seashore of Töölönlahti, Helsinki, ca. 1900
Steffano Webb: Mr Broomfield and Kahu in a buckboard wagon, ca. 1910

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Adam MacLay: Studio portrait of six musicians with instruments, ca. 1900s
Ben Shahn: Street musicians, Maynardville, Tennessee, 1935
Eva Besnyö: Gypsies, 1931
Harris & Ewing: Woman being serenaded, 1940
James McAllister and family, outside, with musical instruments, New Zealand, 1912
Lafayette Studio: Betty Coed and the Debs, 1939
Oxford College Mandolin Club, 1917
Paul Stang: A portrait of two of Paul Stang's sisters - 
Jørgina Stang with the guitar and Marie Stang with the fiddle
Russell Lee: Cajun musicians at fais-do-do at 
National Rice Festival. Crowley, Louisiana, 1938
University of Kentucky, WHAS band, 1933
William Rittase: Pianist and Violinist, October 1939