Unknown photographer, Portrait of three women, century / The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture, by W. Hunt via La Lettre de la Photographie [reminded me of this mourning photograph]
A pet swan being helped into a car where it enjoys a ride to the shops. Its owner Mrs Watson of Chesham, Buckinghamshire says that 'Leila' who has been a family pet for two years, can open doors and is a good guard 'dog'.
Caption from the August issue of LIFE. ”In the middle of New York’s Times Square a white-clad girl clutches her purse and skirt as an uninhibited sailor plants his lips squarely on hers.” Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt
A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters don't often see people in these old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. Hard to guess which one is the mother.
Little House on the Prairie: Carrie Ingalls, Mary Ingalls & Laura Ingalls The REAL Ingalls girls
Roughly 1 out of every 4 cowboys riding the trails north out of Texas were African-American. Many of these men learned their skills while working on ranches as slaves - often times as stock breakers or bronco busters. After the abolition of slavery, they put those skills to work and took part in the booming open range industry, driving cattle all over the American west. Some continued to be cowboys, while others became ranchers themselves. (unknown cowboys, circa 1913)