Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt features a boy with two birds. Geese, I think. I took a flight in another direction and give you two birds crossing a river for some reason. I have no idea what is going on in this photo although it appears to be two women wearing the mortar board style …

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From 1959 we have an unidentified nursing school graduation. I learned that the nursing caps that were worn from the mid 19th century until about the 1970s were used to indicate the station, specialty and type of nurse who was wearing them. They were originally designed to differentiate the nurses from other female volunteers at …

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