My darling mum standing outside the new family home in the 1960s
/r/TheWayWeWereMy sister and I as flower girls in the early 70s
/r/TheWayWeWerePortrait of five young women. Nothing is known about the photo though the dress suggests mid to late 1800s. The nearly identical dresses and hairstyles suggests these girls are related, perhaps sisters.
/r/TheWayWeWereMy mother in law and her brothers in about 1952ish Rosario, Argentina. First communion portrait.
/r/TheWayWeWereLadies having a good time in 1963
/r/TheWayWeWereMy Great-Grandparent’s wedding photo from 8/02/1920 in Cuba
/r/TheWayWeWereDecember 1941. Buildings on Lower Broadway, New York. The park is Bowling Green, whose focal point was a statue of Abraham de Peyster, 17th-century mayor of the city.
/r/TheWayWeWereA German soldier providing hot rations in the trenches in 1917
/r/TheWayWeWereGroup shot of guests at a Fancy Dress Ball held at Curraghmore House, Portlaw, Co. Waterford, 1902.
/r/TheWayWeWereTimes Square, New York City 1963
/r/TheWayWeWereGentleman in his zebra-drawn carriage, London, 1913
/r/TheWayWeWereScythe sharpening in Zakopane, Poland, 1947
/r/TheWayWeWereChecking out the Checker, Manhattan, NYC (Mid 1970s) Photo by Jim Koch
/r/TheWayWeWereThe Morrow's Nut Shop Gang, Chicago, 1972, photo by Stephen Shore
/r/TheWayWeWerePeople promoting Black Cat cigarettes, circa 1915
/r/TheWayWeWereTailor Shop, Greenwich Village, NYC, 1973. Photo by Duncan Hartley
/r/TheWayWeWereThe Coney Island beaches long before swimming was fashionable, ca. 1910.
/r/TheWayWeWereHome and family of oil field roustabout in Oklahoma City, August, 1939. During periods of unemployment the woman takes in washing and ironing.
/r/TheWayWeWereThe Night The Prohibition Ended, 1933.
/r/TheWayWeWereStreet trollies provided mass transit for the people of New York, ca. 1910.
/r/TheWayWeWereFruit stand in Robstown, Texas, February 1939.
/r/TheWayWeWereMay 1943, Arlington, Virginia. Sailor and his girl at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery. 4x5 inch Kodachrome transparency by John Collier.
/r/TheWayWeWereA portrait of my grandmother from 1959
/r/TheWayWeWereJune 1943. Oswego, New York. Children, recruited for farm work, waiting outside the U.S. Employment Service to start work for the summer.
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grandma circa 1974
/r/TheWayWeWereFour o'clock traffic. Norfolk, Virginia. March 1941. Photo by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration
/r/TheWayWeWereMy Grandma Jeanne in the mid to late 1940’s
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grandparents on their wedding day standing on the church steps. I superimposed their photo onto a picture of the same steps today. 1947/2020
/r/TheWayWeWereTwo students roller skate to class at the University of Chicago, 1930
/r/TheWayWeWereMy mom - early 70s