Thanks for the update. Must have been one rockin’ picnic, or were picnics generally a more rowdy affair in the 1860s? I don’t remember having read much about the social aspects of picnics. Any ideas? Seems like a fun area for someone to research!
Back in 2014, I prepared a post for Past is Present that featured four photographs of newspaper print shops, two from the collection and two recently acquired. In the three years since that post, AAS has added several more occupational images featuring print shops of all shapes and sizes. These images add to our knowledge of the […]
December 31. This last day of the year finds me at Mr. P’s after having passed almost a sleepless night. I was glad to see daylight. If it wasn’t for Esther I should feel strangely enough but she is such a lovely, funny, cheerful little lady nobody can help feeling at home with her. This […]