Genealogy and Fashion

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My series of articles on dating photographs by using period silhouettes and other fashion clues.

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Noon, August "Young People in an Indianapolis Cotton Mill." Uncharacteristically happy photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine, who generally seemed to prefer that his subjects scowl for the camera (or be normal). Shorpy Historical Photos, Historical Pictures, Indiana Girl, Lewis Hine, Mystery Of History, People Of Interest, Women In History, Photo Archive, Vintage Pictures

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Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part IV (Blog post 5/23/2015) Photograph from the Lewis Hine Collection. Library of Congress. Young People in An Indianapolis Cotton Mill, Noon, Aug., 1908

Elizabeth (Schwartz) Yegerlehner with her granddaughter Grace Wolfe, Original image from the private collection of the author, Deborah Sweeney. copyright by Deborah Sweeney Original Image, Fashion Details, Genealogy, Silhouette, Black And White, Wednesday, Photographs, Blog, Blanco Y Negro

Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part III

So far in this series, I have gone through the process of identifying details in a photograph of my 2X great grandmother, Elizabeth (Schwartz) Yegerlehner. In the second post, I provided some resou…

Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part II Costume Design, Genealogy, Photographs, Silhouette, Costumes, Blog, Women, Fashion, Moda

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Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part II (Blog post 5/9/2015) Costume design rendering of an 1880s ensemble by Deborah Sweeney

Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part III Fashion Details, Photographs, About Me Blog, Dating, Genealogy, Studio, Quotes, Photos, Studios

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Identifying Everyday Clues in Photographs, Part I (Blog post 5/2/2015). Graphic/photograph created by Deborah Sweeney.