View Fullsize Image What might appear to be a Bugsy Malone version of 1492: Conquest of Paradise is actually from the encyclopedic series Public School Methods, a 1920 handbook for teaching gradeschool. The vignette is called “Columbus at the Court of Spain”, which shows Columbus demonstrating a globe to Ferdinand and Isabella, while Isabella, in return, […]
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Farmyard Wagon, 1920s.
Click for full image Two children, playing with a wagon in the farmyard, 1920s. From this set.
Family Walk, 1930s.
Click for full image Family out for a walk, consisting of a boy, a mother and child, and two older ladies, on a windy day. 1930s. From this set.
Girl And Puppy, 1930s.
Click for full image Baby and curly-haired white pupply, probably a bischon frise. Appears 1930s, from this set.
Dorothy Raddatz, 1890s.
Click for full image The back of the photo, in a childish pencil script, is the name “Dorothy Raddatz”. Appears to be late 19th century. From a bunch of random photos acquired recently.
Easter Egg Hunt, 1961.
Click for full image Severely underexposed slide from this set, made legible through Photoshop: a small child, bundled tightly against the elements, picking up an Easter egg near a propane tank, 1961.
Seated Boy, Book in Lap, 1900s.
Click for full imageA hand-colored portrait of a seated boy, holding a book in his lap. Appears 1900s.
Father and Daughters, 1890s.
Click for full imageFather and two daughters, 1890s.
Family Portrait, 1910s.
A family portrait, taken in the 1910s.
Children and Playground, 1930s.
Click for entire image A caretaker or teacher, with children. Appears 1930s, possibly taken in Texas or the south-central region of the U.S. More here.