Sunday, August 20, 2017

Prairie Towns

Family in a carriage, Humboldt, Saskatchewan
 Freda and Edward, Hatton, Saskatchewan, September 1921
Hanley, Saskatchewan, May 31, 1910
Humboldt, Saskatchewan, July 12, 1918
Humboldt, Saskatchewan, October 1914
Watching baseball game, Humboldt, Saskatchewan, 1912
Langham, Saskatchewan, 1909
1st Avenue looking south, Nipawin, Saskatchewan
Cutting wheat on the Franklin Realty Company's farm, Nokomis, Saskatchewan
Fire at Nokomis, Saskatchewan, February 3, 1921
Nipawin, Saskatchewan, 1925
Nokomis, Saskatchewan, May 28, 1912
Prairie schooners, Nokomis, Saskatchewan
Source: Prairie Towns

Saturday, August 19, 2017

Leslie Jones

United Nations War Relief Cavalcade, 1942
Vincent Club horse cart advertising fund raiser 
for Vincent Memorial Hospital, 1935
Who wouldn't be a life saver? 1917-34
Woman painting at Gloucester
Women rowers on the Charles, ca. 1930
Women swimmers, ca. 1942
Young couples ready for game of ping pong
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Friday, August 18, 2017

Vintage Ireland

Walsh's Royal Mail and Day Car, Sligo, ca. 1885
Woman apparently dressed as the Queen of Spades, ca. 1905
Woman passing a newsagents on Sackville Street 
(now O'Connell Street), Dublin, ca. 1902
Workers on the steps of Liberty Hall, 6 December 1913
Y-junction with people, Newcastle, County Down, ca. 1880

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Prairie Towns

Carnival, Leader, Saskatchewan, August 20, 1917
Derrick built by schoolboys, Lancer, Saskatchewan
Kaiser Wilhelm Ave., Langenberg, Saskatchewan
[pre-WW1, I'm guessing]
Lang, Saskatchewan
Lanigan Hotel, Lanigan, Saskatchewan
 Loverna, Saskatchewan
["field mice air conditioned the sod" :)]
Luseland, Saskatchewan
Lashburn Fair, Saskatchewan, 1911
Lashburn, Saskatchewan, 1908
Lashburn, Saskatchewan
Sir Wilfred Laurie visits Lashburn, Saskatchewan
[Prime Minister of Canada from 1896 to 1911]
Source: Prairie Towns

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Misc Vintage

Some random photos. I really like the sense of fun in some of these.

Family group, Isle of Man, 1893-94
Girls with carriage, July 4, 1912

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Vintage Alberta

Eleven women in a play, Wetaskiwin, 1930
Helen McCalla with squash, August 29, 1915
Last Harvesters' Excusion Train
Making sheaves for harvest, Little Smoky, Alberta, 1946
McCalla family in skates on log in ravine near Edmonton, 1914
Woman with rifle, ca. 1915
Christmas at the Bamber home, December 1919
Christmas sleigh ride, Fort McMurray, 1926
Schofield family Christmas, Mountain Park, 1933