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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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Canadians Abroad: Claude & Kit’s European Adventure

The first caption reads, “Just before we left home June 19, 1929”. And so begins the 67 page travel album that chronicles the summer adventures of Claude and Kit, a Toronto couple setting forth from Canada on a European vacation … Continue reading

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In the Dream Land of the Nile

Cairo, Egypt. Dec 27th, 1898, Tuesday. Hotel Bristol p. 1. I have just paid sixty cents for this book with the wonder if the notes will be worth as much. I also bought a Baedeker on Egypt [the entire 1902 … Continue reading

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Ohio – Mississippi Valley Flood: Album of a Red Cross Nurse

Edna Mae Meade, Ohio – Mississippi Valley Flood: Album of a Red Cross Nurse, 1937 In January 1937, Edna Mae Meade, a Red Cross nurse from Peoria, Illinois, volunteered to help the flood-stricken Ohio River valley. This is the photo … Continue reading

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Frank H. Hodges’s Columbia Poultry Farm, Red Bank, New Jersey

[Album of Frank H. Hodges’s Columbia Poultry Farm, Red Bank, New Jersey], ca. 1904 Frank H. Hodges (1869–after 1916) raised award-winning birds at his Columbia Poultry Farm in Red Bank, New Jersey. Hodges was born in New York and spent … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Lester

Unidentified Photographer, A Merry Christmas to Lester from Ina and Harold, 1906

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John F. Kennedy Scrapbook

Unidentified artist, [John F. Kennedy Scrapbook], ca. 1968 Befitting its subject (Jack and Jackie) this handsome and rather large (16.5″ x 18.5″ x 2.5″ and about 200 pages) album is full of meticulously and artistically arranged images from media (magazines … Continue reading

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