Archive for July, 2008

By A Parked Car, 1959

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Old man wearing a fedora, standing by car trunk. Photographed from a very low angle, like a child’s point of view. Photo datestamped by lab, “Sep 59″.

Suits, Ties, and Miller High-Life, 1957

Thursday, July 31st, 2008

Taken at the Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee WI, February 1957. Color 35mm slide.

Stockings In The Yard, 1950s

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Young girl sitting in the yard, 1950s.

Family By The Lilacs, 1900s

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

A gentleman, presumably the father, sitting with two girls in front of a large lilac bush. From a real-photo postcard, 1900s.

Accident In Process, 1950s

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

1950s photo; grandpa is going for a bike ride, oblivious to the broken arm about to happen just to his left.

Shady Side of the House, 1930s

Monday, July 28th, 2008

No A/C, no electric fans, the shady side of the house is the place to spend a sunny afternoon. 1930s (more)

Norwegian Homesteader, 1910s

Sunday, July 27th, 2008


A woman and two children, outside a wooden farmhouse and near an enormous firewood pile. From a photo postcard, 1910s.

Family Photo, With Retriever, 1961

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

It’s always hard to get the dog to look at the camera; more difficult, it seems, than to center the photo. Dated by photolab, August 1961.

Carte De Viste, Two Gentlemen Of Stavanger

Saturday, July 26th, 2008

Two gentlemen, dressed nicely and seated across from one another. Photographed in Stavanger, Norway by S. Kristianssand. Appears late 19th century.

Walking Stick and Bowler, 1910s

Friday, July 25th, 2008

Gentleman with bowler hat, cabinet photo, appears 1910s.