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