Tag Archives: Publications

They Could Do It All – the Women in Georgia Photography

  As of this date in 2020, I have documented over 260 women involved in the business of photography in Georgia, from the mid-nineteeth, to the mid-twentieth cenury. This is quite an increase from the first time I posted these numbers in 2015 (only 185), but this number does mean I’ve documented over 20 more […]

Pointing the Way to Tuesday Tips

In this season between autumn and winter, it is a good time to share some recent items I’ve discovered or rediscovered that are helpful in our hunting and gathering of all that information for those myriad research projects. New, or added materials to websites for Researching Photographers Working in the South: The Arkansas Digital Ark-ives from the Arkansas […]

Tuesday Tips, Photo News for a Brand New Year

Wow, the tail end of 2016 was full of news and goodies related to photography and photographers! To begin, here are a few updates to my series Researching Photographers Working in the South, starting with the recent news of an incredible gift. The Alabama Media Group has given 3 million images (most in the form of film negatives […]

Off My (Virtual) Shelf – Three How-To-Do-It Books

For the last several months I thought about reviewing three books I have on my virtual bookshelf. Since I purchased these three e-books in late 2014 and early 2015, I think more than half-way through 2015 is about time I do it, don’t you? I love having reference books available to me as e-books, and […]

Tuesday Tips Could Make Your Day

Several items worth noting have been announced since my last posted Tuesday Tips on March 10.  I have also picked up points from public speakers, and heard from collectors of Georgia photographs with news I can share. Regarding the image used below, you may recall my post of Veterans’ Day 2014 focusing on Atlanta photographer […]

Tuesday Thoughts and Touching Base

It has been over one month since I posted anything here.  The previous month has been a whirlwind for me. In early April I was surprised and pleased to be invited to present at “Photographing the Re-Imagined Self: Early Black Portraiture in South Africa and the United States.” The invitation came from John Edwin Mason, […]

African American Photographers in Georgia – Tuesday Tips

John W. Johnston (1882-1966) advertisement, May 5, 1917 Savannah Tribune  Before we are completely out of February, and Black History Month, I wanted to do an update on those Georgia photographers and their associates whom I know to be African American. At least one of these photographers was born in the West Indies (John W. Johnston, […]

Tuesday Tips, Newer Image Sources

“Bicycle Party at Triberg” from the book Eight Journeys Abroad (1917), p. 331, by Mary D. & Frank H. Richardson It has been about a month since I’ve posted any Tips, but since then some wonderful, newsworthy items were announced. Those that I want to share with you, cited below, all pertain to finding photographs and images. […]

Thinking Tuesday – Tips for Researchers

Postcard image (cropped) of Market Square, Washington, Georgia, 1880s, printed later and published by Slaton-Green Drug Co.; collection of Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, LC-DIG-ppmsca-12322   Another of my shorter posts with some (I hope) good, useful ideas. You will find a bit of the old (nineteenth century) and more of the new (mid-twentieth […]

CAMERA CLUBS AND SOME AMATEUR ACTIVITY IN GEORGIA AFTER 1880, PART 2

“An Amateur Photographer” by George W. Spencer, ca. 1907; Courtesy Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division;  LC-USZ62-30786 In this post, part two of two on camera clubs and similar organizations formed in Georgia after 1880, we’ll look at the clubs and amateur activity in Atlanta and the surrounding area (aka Metro Atlanta). There were some […]