Monday, January 16, 2017

Vintage Missouri

 A group of young women eat at the counter of 
drugstore soda fountain, October 23, 1945
 Bee Creek School, ca. 1920
 Family Store, ca. 1950
 Line of trucks filled with corn going to 
elevator, Sikeston, September 8, 1949
 Parade in St. Joseph, 1947
Women sit at long row of sewing machines in a garment factory, ca. 1945

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Russ H. Gilbert Collection

 A group of young women is leading the procession to the dedication of the 
World War I monument at the Montcalm School in Chicopee, May 31, 1920
 Aldenville Canning Club, 1920
 Eight Red Cross nurses, heading for the dedication 
ceremony at Montcalm School, May 31, 1920
 On the podium in front of the Montcalm School, school children are 
singing at the dedication ceremony of the World War I monument, May 31, 1920
School children in patriotic costumes form a ring 
around the World War I monument, May 31, 1920

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Indiana University

Alpha Gamma Delta women around a piano, October 1947
 ATO Costume Dance, October 1949
 Commissary, January 1949
 Dames Ball, December 1947
 Delta Gamma, October 1947
 Dorm room at Sycamore Hall, November 1947
Four women having a pillow fight in their dorm room, January 1949

Friday, January 13, 2017

World War I

 Airmen of the Lafayette Escadrille
[The Lafayette Escadrille was composed of volunteer American
airmen before the official entry of America into the war.]
 All Saints. A crowd of Parisians come to lay flowers on the graves of soldiers.
 French Front. Frontline trench
 In the Somme. A French regiment reinforces the English lines
On the Serbian front. Serbian irregulars used to 
transport ammunition, supervised by regulars

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Leslie Jones

 Couples ride in Checker livery service carriage, near Suffolk Downs
Crab cart, Blackstone Street Market, June 29, 1956
 Crowd watches old-fashioned bicycle race
 Demonstration at Navy Yard, Boston, ca. 1937
Double dose of chorus girls reflected in ceiling glass
 Drying out clothes after Hurricane of 1938
Fall River fire
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Abbot Academy

Did these girls ever study?

 Archery practice, ca. 1940
 Basketball, 1938
 Bobsledding, 1929
 Fall Field Day 1951
Fall Field Day 1951

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

New York, New York

 Boy and girl dancing while an Edison Home phonograph plays 
in a home in Broad Channel, Queens, New York City, 1910-15
 Gladys Lamb and Norval Baptie performing "an exhibition of fancy and acrobatic skating" during an "ice carnival" at Van Cortlandt Park, the Bronx, New York City, February 17, 1917
 Grand Central Station and Hotel Manhattan, New York, 1900-06
 May Day Parade, New York City, ca. 1910
Plane piloted by Blair Thaw with passenger John Kane 
in Central Park, New York City, March 6, 1916