Friday, August 29, 2014

Albert Percy Godber

 A bullock team and bullocky, Mate Browne, on hillside near the timber mill at Piha, 1915-16
 A group in a picnic area at Waitati, 1926
 Beech trees in Chatsworth Road, Silverstream, 1933
 Bushman's shanty surrounded by flax bushes at Wekatahi, ca. 1917
 Creek and dam at Anawhata, ca. 1917
 Grotto Gardens at Whangarei, 1923
[it takes a bit of looking to see that there is actually a person in this photo]
 Group having a picnic in bush beside the Taieri River, with a whitebait net nearby, 1926
 Horses transporting timber on a bush railway near Gamman's Sawmill, Ohakune, 1909
 Laura Godber standing beside a touring car, in 
Whiteman's Valley Road, Silverstream, ca. 1920s-30s
Man standing beside a car on the Akatarawa Road, 1923
Albert Percy Godber Collection, Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Yacht Club

Photos from a Boston-area yacht club, taken by Leslie Jones (previous set here).

 Race week, Marblehead, MA. Four women with tennis rackets, 1950
 Spectators watch yachts sail out of harbor
 Two women on boat
 Women at yacht club
 Women sitting on diving board
 Women sitting on grass next to water
 Young girls ready to sail, 1938
 Young skippers, South Boston Yacht Club
Young skippers, South Boston Yacht Club

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

George Frederick Kaye

 Civilian families in an area close to the Cassino Front, Italy, outside the cave in which they now live after their homes had been demolished by the Germans, 15 March 1944
 D Charlewood, a cook with the 22 New Zealand Battalion, stokes up 
his fire in the forward areas near Rimini, Italy, 21 September 1944
 D G Bond looks out from one of the entrances to the deep and intricate system of dugouts
concealed outside the German HQ of their Sangro Winter Line in Italy, 2 December
 D I Johns with a decorated jeep near Sora, Italy, 1 June 1944
 Drivers of New Zealand Division vehicles, washing down
trucks in a stream near Alife, Italy, 12 January 1944
 Four New Zealanders, one with his arm in a sling, stopped at the 23rd New Zealand Battalion Regimental Aid Post, in the forward areas during the advance to Florence, Italy, 24 July 1944
 G R Ireland and T W Spooner play cards on 
the beach near Ancona, Italy, 4 September 1944
 German prisoners of war, who have surrendered to partisan forces in
North Italy, are handed over to New Zealand troops, 29 April 1945
 German soldiers, captured by New Zealanders on the Cassino Front, 
receive meal at POW cage, 18 March 1944
Group of Kiwi soldiers outside their billet when on a rest period 
out of the Italian front line, near Orsogna, 6 January 1944
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Jenkins, Kentucky

The Jenkins, Kentucky Photographic Collection, 1911-1930 is a visual history of the coal-mining community. Originally photographed for Consolidation Coal Company, the 204 images document life in Jenkins from 1911 to 1913.

 Emancipation Day Parade, August 8, 1924
 Fourth of July celebration, hurdle race (colored), 1923
 Home life of miners, February 22, 1914
 Inspection party at still, April 20, 1919
 Kindergarten at play
 Man getting killed between cars on curve, June 10, 1922
 Mine accident, April 10, 1923

Monday, August 25, 2014

Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection

 Brazil, ca. 1920s. "The government has plans to civilize its Indians"
 Congressional party in convent ruins, old Panama, March, 1907
 Elderly man watching two young boys holding another 
young boy down on a mat while standing man reads scroll, 1890-1923
 Indian family in Brazil posed in front of hut, 1890-1923
 Picking olives, Palestine, 1880-1920
 "The boys of Nazareth are friendly, but in
fanatical Nablus they throw stones at Christians," 1900-24
 Two small boys holding up their drawings on small blackboards, Nicaragua, 1900-25
Village and palm trees by a lake with a pyramid in the distance, before 1923
Wealthy Malays, 1890-1923

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lebus Christmas Party

From Mack Hughes, these are photos of something called the "Lebus Christmas Party," dating from 1951 or 1952. Looks like some good clean fun.