Saturday, November 30, 2013

UC Berkeley

More from the UC Berkeley photo archives.

 Bicycle with third wheeler
 C.U. brawl, ca. 1900
 Fillmore St. Hill, 1915
 Group of settlers rebuilding Mr. Merrifield's barn
 Group portrait of women with Joaquin Miller
[he was a poet...with groupies, apparently]
 "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself than to be crowded on a velvet cushion"
 Man, girl and Jersey calf
 Outdoor Life - Noyo River Tavern
 S.W. on Howard St. from 13th Street, San Francisco, March 1925
The Basketball Team of the Mercantile Trust Co. of California, 1926

Friday, November 29, 2013

Hoagy Carmichael

Photos of an American composer. He wrote my mother's favorite song.

 Crowd in Portland, Oregon handing records to Hoagy Carmichael to sign
 Harold Russell and Hoagy Carmichael in 'The Best Years of Our Lives'
 Hoagy and Ruth Carmichael (left of Hoagy) at a Halloween party
 Hoagy and Ruth Carmichael at a piano
 Hoagy Carmichael and unidentified woman with Stardust Road record 
on stage at autograph signing in Culver City, California
 Hoagy Carmichael composing in the den of his Los Angeles home
 Hoagy Carmichael in 'To Have and Have Not' with Lauren Bacall
 Hoagy Carmichael on stage in La Grange, Georgia, 
playing piano, crowd in background, 1951
 Hoagy Carmichael standing behind a bar motioning toward a picture 
on the wall that he painted, "Serenade to a Blue Nose"
 Hoagy Carmichael with Dana Andrews and Merle Oberon in 'Night Song'
 Hoagy Carmichael with Dana Andrews and Merle Oberon in 'Night Song'
 Hoagy Carmichael with unidentified woman, 1951
 People buying copies of Stardust Road, 1946
 Randy, Hoagy Bix and Hoagy Carmichael at his radio show, 1946-47
Young woman presenting Stardust Road for Hoagy Carmichael to sign

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Harris & Ewing

 Eastern High School
 Genevieve Clark, 1912
 Seen lunching together at the senate restaurant in the Capitol today were Mrs. William E. Borah, wife of senator from Idaho, and Mme Hirosi Saito, wife of Japanese Ambassador. May 24, 1937
 Senator Hattie Caraway, Arkansas, left, and Senator Dixie Bibb Graves, Alabama. 1937
 Senator Joseph Guffey, (D. Pa.) today received from the Johnstown, PA quintuplets a unique invitation which he was asked to present to President Roosevelt requesting his attendance 
at the 50th anniversary of the Johnstown Flood of 1889. 1938
 Society circus. Clowns on horseback, 1909-1923
 Striking Seamen picket Commerce Department. Washington, D.C. January 18, 1937
Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, and his wife, sat with other mothers and fathers 
watching their offspring say 'Merry Christmas' in their native tongues. December 1939

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Edward Bangs Drew

Edward Bangs Drew joined the Chinese Maritime Customs Service in 1864 after earning his BA degree from Harvard. In 1868, Drew was appointed a Commissioner of the Service, a position he held for decades. During that time he collected photographs that document clothing, customs, and daily life in 19th century China, and of Drew's life and career, including family and social gatherings, public appearances, and events and ceremonies.

 A Chinese merchant's family, ca. 1886
 Anna Drew (second from left) with daughters Lucy and Dora 
and group of unidentified people, Canton, 1893
 Anna Drew having tea at home in Canton, ca. 1893
 Assu, amah, holding Lionel, 6 weeks old, Peking, March 9, 1890
 Cheong Loong merchants selling preserved ginger, Canton, ca. 1893
 Costumes. Chinese women, 1876-77
 Fancy dress party, Foochow [Fuzhou], ca. 1876
 Group of people outdoors posing among large rocks, somewhere near Canton, ca. 1893
 Group of Western women visiting unidentified site in China
 Group portrait of mostly German diplomats, interpreters, military officers, 
and a missionary posing with Chinese government officials in traditional dress
 Kidnapped girls, Foochow. Found hidden in a junk by customs inspector. 
These girls would have been sold for slaves. 1904
 Mrs. Wilkinson's school for the blind, Foochow city, 1905
 Roman Catholic orphanage (near or in Kiukiang); 
nun inspecting babies in the baskets, 1892

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Vintage Harvard

 Mount Auburn Street at Dunster, looking east, ca. 1930
 Observatory computer room and staff, 1891
 Observatory girls with Mrs. Draper, 1891
 Observatory group, ca. 1910
 Observatory staff members and visitors, 1910
 Observatory women computers, 1891
 Student room in Randolph Hall, ca. 1897
 Students in Harvard Yard, ca. 1957
 Summer School in Chemistry, Harvard College Chem Laboratory, 1890
 The Reischauer family at their home in Belmont, Massachusetts, 1961
Widener Memorial Library, general reading room, 1915