2 July 2008

1917 US propaganda: Gee!! I wish I were a man, I’d join the Navy.

“A WWI recruiting poster from 1917 by artist Howard Chandler Christy showing a young woman in a Navy uniform: “Gee!! I wish I were a man, I’d join the Navy. Be a man and do it. United States Navy recruiting station.””

29 June 2008

Shorpy, the 100-year-old photo blog

“Shorpy.com is the 100-year-old photography blog that brings our ancestors back, at least to the desktop. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a boy who worked in an Alabama coal mine near the turn of the century.”

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