On November 20th, Mexico celebrates the anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution. My great-great-grandfather, member of General Villa’s Northern Division army. Picture was taken in Mexico City, circa 1914.
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My Father enjoying a PBR with the guys in Vietnam. 1960s.
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September 1941. "Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Renninger with sons Richard and Winfield, members of the Two River Non-Stock Cooperative, FSA co-op. Waterloo, Nebraska." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration Via Shorpy
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New York World's Fair, 1965, photo by Bob Adelman
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Times Square, 1961
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At a sidewalk bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans....1969
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Some of the regulars at Tom’s Bar in South Philadelphia (1969). The bar was built around 1895.
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A Japanese "geisha" courtesan, late 19th century.
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A classroom full of boys watching a film in 1942. [Leslie Jones/Boston]
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Broad Street Newark, New Jersey - 1909
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A young Korean "Kisaeng" or courtesan, (1910).
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One of only two confirmed photos of President Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address 156 years ago.
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Young morris dancers, National School, Sutton-In-Craven village, c. 1911 (hi-res, zoom in for detail)
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This crazy image from a 1910 Antarctic expedition “Scott’s expedition”
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Traditional Thai Dancers, 1900's
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A group of men playing cricket on a blitzed site in Blackfriars, London, during their lunch hour, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the background, 17 October 1945
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My grand grandparents in the garden, probably mid-late 80s
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My grandmother (centre) and her sisters 1914. Grace (white dress) was totally blind after contracting measles. The only photo of them as children.
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Spreading DDT by Helicopter at a Lakefront Resort in Old Forge, NY during Mosquito Season, LIFE Magazine, July 19, 1948
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August 1923 - Brandywine Creek, Pennsylvania - Flapper in a canoe.
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Wholesale market in lower Manhattan. New York circa 1934.
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Granary Burial Ground and Park Street Church, Massachusetts 1920s
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Winnowing in northern Greece, 1911
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My cousins 1970.
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Unloading an egg truck in the Bronx, NY (March 1943) Photo by John Vachon
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My uncle sticking his tongue out when he spotted my grandparents while walking with his boy scout troop in a parade.
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Learning gun safety. Indiana 1956
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My Father and I in Southern California about 1952 0r 1953. We never got along too well but we both liked horses.
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“Railroad bridge” 1905 Oregon
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Photo of my boyfriend's great-great-great grandmother's wedding. His grandmother was very excited that she found it. I am too!
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