Wednesday, October 1, 2014

John Vachon

 Bookshop window, Chicago, Illinois, July 1940
  
 Boy hopping freight train, Dubuque, Iowa, April 1940
  
 Children saluting flag. Irwinville School, Georgia, May 1938
  
 Farm boys at Irwinville Farms, Georgia, May 1938
  
 Fourth of July parade, Watertown, Wisconsin, 1941
  
 Fourth of July roadside stand near Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1941
  
 FSA (Farm Security Administration) rehabilitation borrower 
with calf, Grant County, Illinois, May 1940
  
 Greasing plow point for the winter. Cavalier County, North Dakota, Oct 1940
  
 Leading horses to the barn, Grundy County, Iowa, April 1940
  
Oldest Sauer boy cranking family car. Cavalier County, North Dakota, Oct 1940

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

George Frederick Kaye

 Civilians outside Orsogna, Italy, giving a drink 
of wine to a New Zealand soldier, 16 June 1944
  
 Italian civilians dancing in the streets in celebration 
of their liberation by NZ troops, 24 April 1945
  
 Italian women of the newly liberated town of Massa Lombarda, 
Italy, holding flags of the Allied Nations, 13 April 1945
  
 J D Ruscoe leaning on his rifle, in an informal and characteristic 
New Zealand pose, on the Cassino battlefront in Italy, 5 April 1944
  
 Kiwi soldiers sightseeing in Pietra, Italy, 
pictured with Italian children, 19 November 1943
  
 Men of 2 New Zealand Division fraternizing with children in the village where they are resting after a spell in the front line, near Orsogna, Italy, 6 January 1944
  
 New Zealand Divisional Cavalry members and their Staghound 
in the front line town of Castiglione, Italy, 16 July 1944
  
 New Zealanders find the Fibrino River a good change from the dusty roads they have covered as the enemy retreated in the Sora area, Italy, 3 June 1944
  
 One of the guns of the 29th Battery of 6th NZ Field Regiment in position in a combined wheat field and vineyard in the Sora area, Italy, 1 June 1944
  
These German prisoners were brought in on Christmas morning on the Italian Front, 1943
 
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Monday, September 29, 2014

Frederick Nelson Jones

 Construction of a power house at Nelson, ca. 1922
  
 Group of men pose with new 1915 model cars parked outside 
the premises of the Commercial Garage on Hardy Street, Nelson
  
 Hockey tournament at Nelson, Taranaki v. Wanganui, 1910
  
 Men, women and children gathered for a picnic at the racecourse in Nelson, ca. 1910s
  
 The ferry Duchess, alongside the H.M.S. New Zealand, Nelson, June 1913
  
 The house 'Fairfield', in Nelson, 12 March 1913, during a 
New Zealand Women's Christian Temperance Union garden party
  
 Tilling a paddock, ca. 1920s
  
 Waikoropupu Springs, Takaka, ca. 1910
[apparently also known as "Bubu Springs"]
  
Young women playing netball and a group of spectators at the sideline, ca. 1925

Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Steffano Webb

 Robert Falcon Scott (2nd from left), his wife Kathleen Bruce Scott, and others, alongside Mongolian ponies on Quail Island circa 1910, prior to the British Antarctic ("Terra Nova") Expedition
  
 Rose Carnival, Christchurch, 1913
  
 Row of cars, with passengers, at a rally, 1911
  
 Scarborough Road, Sumner, 1880s-1920s
  
 Sheep sale, Stockyards [Christchurch?], ca. 1920
  
 Staff workroom, Christchurch, 1908
  
 Steamroller during road construction, ca. 1910
  
 Students, including orchestra, in a theatrical production 
at Christ's College, Christchurch, 4 August 1925
  
 Two men in Wolseley vehicle going up Hill Road, Christchurch, ca. 1912
  
Unidentified fire brigade with large piece of equipment 
on wheels being towed by horses, possibly ladder, 1880s-1920s

Steffano Webb Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Marion Post Wolcott

 "Settin' around." Mining town, Davey, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Boiling juice of sugarcane into sorghum molasses. Racine, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Card gambling in center of town, Osage, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Children of Pauline Clyburn, rehabilitation borrower, 
Manning, Clarendon County, South Carolina, June 1939
   
 Coal miner waiting to go home in friend's truck. Caples, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Coal miner's shack and some of his family, Pursglove, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 Former coal miner, worked twelve years for Chaplin Coal Company as hand coal loader. He and several others complained to company about conditions not being up to National Recovery Administration standards. All lost jobs. He's now on WPA (Works Progress Administration) at thirty-eight dollars and twenty-five cents per month. Scotts Run, West Virginia , Sept 1938
  
 Children of riverboat family, Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
 
 Family on front porch of houseboat on river in Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938
  
Many families live on riverboats in Charleston, West Virginia, Sept 1938