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Vera Talbot: Xmas, 1924, Nara, Japan

Vera Talbot, [Travel Album through Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and Europe by Vera Talbot], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) At the end of December, 1924, Vera Talbot and her party were tirelessly visiting the temples and shrines in Kyoto, Nikko, and Nara, happily … Continue reading

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Vera Talbot: Yokohama after the earthquake

Vera Talbot, [Travel Album through Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and Europe by Vera Talbot], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) Around noon on September 1, 1923 a massive earthquake, the Great Kanto Earthquake, perhaps the worst natural disaster in Japan, killed over 145,000 … Continue reading

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Vera Talbot: From Honolulu to Yokohama

Vera Talbot, [Travel Album through Asia, Southeast Asia, India, Africa, and Europe by Vera Talbot], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) On this day, December 5, in 1924, Vera Talbot began her two year, around-the-world, voyage from San Fransisco to “Honolulu, Japan, China, Indo-China, … Continue reading

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Angkor, Cambodia, 1925

Vera Talbot, [Travel album], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) This is the first in a series of blog posts that will present a photo album that is chock-full of photos, maps, postcards, passenger lists, and ephemera that document a two year journey from … Continue reading

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Photographs

(Faron Young and Carrie) (Marvin Rainwater and Lorraine) (Marvin Rainwater and Pauline) (Patsy Cline) Unidentified Photographer, [Photographs], 1959 (2015.5.1) This album begins with photos from the WWVA (1170 AM, radio station in Wheeling, West Virginia) Jamboree on May 30, 1959. … Continue reading

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An Album of Family Portraits

Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1919 (2009.32.35) Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1912 (2009.32.35)

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A Tintype Tuesday: Family Photo Album

Unidentified Photographer, [Tintype Album], ca. 1880 (1582.1990) These unbound tintypes were found together in what was probably a family photo album. At this moment, not much is known about the photos and album, except the obvious: the album was well-used … Continue reading

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