Tag Archives: Military

J. A. Pugh, Macon Photographer, part 1: the Go-Ahead Young American, 1854-1862

Only a year after he began advertising in Macon, Georgia, that he was making daguerreotypes, a young photographer working under the name J. A. Pugh, assured his potential customers that the equipment used in his Gallery was the best to be had because he did everything on the go ahead Young America Plan. His idea […]

Spring into Summer Tuesday Tips

We have had a beautiful Spring in my part of the South, but it will be the long, hot Summer before we know it. I think this is a good time to share some of the news that’s come out in the last few months on photographers working in the south, miscellaneous collections, ¬†newspaper news, […]

It’s Veterans Day for Georgia Photographers, Too

Many of the Georgia photographers I have documented have connections to the U. S. military, and a few even served in the military of other countries. The ¬†photographers who were veterans of war and peacetime in the United States, saw military service from the period of the Civil War (on both sides), ¬†up to World […]