Monthly Archives: March 2009

I'll Be Seeing You

I’m posting this in memory of my mother, in honor of her birthday. She loved this song, and I often hear it in my head as I sort through all these old photographs, seeing her (and too many other loved … Continue reading

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Made You Look…

In my old neighborhood, kids teased each other by pointing at your feet and saying, “Your shoe’s untied” or pointing up to the sky and saying “What’s that???” or, more imaginatively, pointing behind you and saying “Look! There goes Mr. … Continue reading

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Commenting the Commons

Every time the Library of Congress adds new photographs to their Flickr Commons site, I jump right on them, flipping through looking for interesting photographs. I especially love the News in the 1910s set, black-and-white news photographs from the Bain … Continue reading

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Suffrage Pageant Flower Girls

Here’s a great photograph of suffragists to kick off Women’s History Month. It’s from the Library of Congress collection on Flickr. The Library of Congress was the first participant in The Commons on Flickr, a project where cultural institutions share … Continue reading

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