This postcard came from Germany, but the back offers no clues as to its origin.
This stereograph (stereoview) was made from real photographs in 1898 by commercial photographer Truman Ward Ingersoll (1862-1922) of St. Paul, Minnesota. Ingersoll produced many images of Ojibwe (Chippewa) people and their ways of life in northern Minnesota. I was unable to find additional information about the couple in this portrait. In the Library of Congress's... Continue Reading →
This snapshot was taken in the town of Bolton in the north of England. The back has the following note: "Remodelling Bolton East Junction, Sun. Mar. 22/03 11:15 am." The month is hard to read, but March 22, 1903, was a Sunday, as were Feb. 22 and Nov. 22. Only one man is looking in... Continue Reading →
The woman on a cruise in 1934 in the previous two posts is now standing in front of Sloppy Joe's Bar in Havana, Cuba. A date stamp on the back of this snapshot indicates it was printed on Jan. 18, 1939. The man with her looks vaguely familiar to me, but he isn't the man... Continue Reading →
As in the previous post, this photo was taken on the Holland-America Line’s S.S. Rotterdam IV (1908-1940). It was taken either on New Year's Eve or during the early hours of January 1, 1935. The couple who originally owned the photo can be seen at upper right in the detail image below. The other end... Continue Reading →
In December 1934 the people in this room were on a cruise on the Holland-America Line's S.S. Rotterdam IV (1908-1940). I have several photos which once belonged to the dark-haired couple sitting in the back of the room. He has his left arm around her and a glass raised in his right hand. Their identities... Continue Reading →