Colorado at the turn of the century — the heart of the Wild West, full of cowboys, hustlers, vigilantes, sharpshooters, saloons and people filled with the ruggedness and mettle necessary to survive.
Posts Tagged: 1900s
Frank Eugene, Teen Girl Portraits
Portraits of teenage girls by American photographer, Frank Eugene (1865-1936), who started taking photographs at the age of fifteen.
Young Women of Algiers
This photograph of a probably newly married, Ouled Naïl Algerian girl was taken (by Lehnert and Landrock) in 1905.
Studious & Crafty
Solemn class portraits from young adults c. 1900s in Kentucky, reading, writing, arithmetic, knitting and embroidery.
Lillian and Dorothy’s Debut
D.W. Griffith’s “An Unseen Enemy” (1912) was the Gish sisters’ first film.
Manual High Makers
The students at Manual Training High School in Denver, Colorado studied more than just reading and writing.
Emma Willard School in Troy, NY was founded in 1814 by Emma Willard in an effort to provide girls with the same level of education as boys.
Before high school car culture, teens peddled their way to freedom.
In the mid 1900’s Arni and Reg Park were over-indulging in oils and tanning lotions in order to get ready for their next Mr.
RIP: Florence of WWI
Florence Green, the world’s last remaining veteran of World War I, died on Tuesday in Norfolk at the age of 110.