Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

Turning to a new source of photographs, I am delighted with this artistic image of a lovely young woman. She shows her unbound hair and is draped with a white robe. It’s rather suggestive for the times, don’t you think? It brings to mind a woman as she readies herself for sleep, brushing out her …

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It isn’t always easy to find an old photo with a big banner in it, but when you do they are usually something good to stir up discussion. Such is my hope this week. It seems like the moment you say “unions” people’s opinions are usually split between pro and anti union sentiments. But when …

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During the 1920s, there was some artistic theme of posing young children, mostly girls, with no blouse on them. this particular child appears to have some sort of cloth wrapped around her chest, but I have seen others in which the child is not draped in any way. They all seem to have a necklace …

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This unusually shaped photo features a young girl, about 3-5 years old, in a bonnet. The girl does not appear to have any clothing on, but some type of a boa wrapped around her. I have seen a similar photo on another site, but I can’t quite recall where. In my photographic explorations I have …

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