Archive for March, 2009

Orthographic Ireland, 1910s.

Thursday, March 12th, 2009


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“Bird’s Eye” view of Ireland, an orthographic map of the Irish Isles. From The Book of Knowledge, 1910s.

Family Portrait, 1910s.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

A family portrait, taken in the 1910s.

Jerry “Killer” Meeker, 1945.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009


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Professional wrestler Jerry (Killer) Meeker, from an advertisement for an appearance (with others) in Fargo, ND, 1945.

Snowed In, 1950s.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009


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A home in a rural or semi-rural area in the upper midwest. How the photographer got out of the house is a mystery, unless they arrived to assist in the snow removal. 1950s.

Cross-Country Skiing Boys, 1910s.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009


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Two boys, dressed lederhosen, cross-country skiing in the mountains; appears 1910s.

Scenic North Dakota Winter, 1930s.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009


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Scenic view from the water tower, Armour Meat Packing Plant, West Fargo, ND. 1930s.

Gothic-Revival Church, 1930s.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Wooden gothic-revival rural church 1930s.

Puppy and bucket, 1920s.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009


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Two Girls, Main Street. 1920s.

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

Two young women standing on a sidewalk in a small rural Minnesota town, probably Revere, MN. The gas pump behind them reads, “Daniel’s Independent Gasoline.”

Hollywood Highway, 1950s.

Monday, March 2nd, 2009


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The Hollywood Highway, from a collectible set of slides honoring the Los Angeles Freeway System, vintage 1950s or 1960s.