Tag Archives: Twentieth Century
Additions to Georgia’s Black photographers
When I last tallied the number of Black photographers and associates I have documented thus far, I counted 87 in my database. Recently I began adding several I discovered via the 1900 and 1910 census, and below is what I have found. There is much more that needs to be uncovered on these seven. If […]
Tuesday Tips, Back to School
A slightly belated happy new school year, it’s time for lessons and another Tips post ! There is great access to the thousands of images produced by the United States Government, and I will touch on a few of the newer ones. I also have some updates related to my series on Photographers Working in the South, […]
Wordless Wednesday – It’s Dog Days!
Wordless Wednesday is a daily blogging prompt suggested by http://www.Geneabloggers.com © E. Lee Eltzroth and Hunting & Gathering, 2016. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without written permission from this blog’s author is prohibited. The piece can be re-blogged, and excerpts and links […]
Suddenly Spring Tuesday Tips
It is definitely Spring here in Georgia. It’s beautiful and the pollen is plentiful. A few interesting photo-related items have come up recently that I want to share with you. Some you may have seen, and some you may not have. Big news in the world of photo historians is that the New York Public […]
Tuesday Tips, Updates, Facts and Fun
This is my first Tuesday Tips post for the new year of 2016. I hope you find something in it that is useful and helpful, or just interesting enough to note for future research. Some Photograph-Related News In the state of Georgia: The University of West Georgia no longer charges licensing fees to anyone, regardless […]
Wednesday Website: Looking at Luminous-Lint
I want to begin this new year with a review of the website luminous-lint.com, launched in 2005, and ten years old as of December 2015. This ever changing non-linear resource site for the history of photography, full of beautifully reproduced images, is the untiring work of one man, Alan Griffiths. The site is so named, […]
In the Photographer’s Studio – Hats On or Off?
Boy with boater hat in hand. Carte de visite ca. 1870 by J. G. Steiger, Savannah, Georgia; collection of E. Lee Eltzroth This week some images of people in the photographer’s studio with a hat in hand, or on their head! I think in the studio it would be the photographer who would decide about […]
Georgia Photographers, Oh My Stars!
The week before I left for Austin and the Daguerreian Society Symposium, when I should have been doing other things, I took time out to do some online research on a photographer I knew worked in Tifton, Georgia. I wanted to know more about him – just because. Per usual, other photographers, actually several, appeared […]
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 […]
Camera Clubs and Some Amateur Activity in Georgia after 1880, part 1
1903 Camera Club, Agnes Scott Institute; from 1903 Silhouette page 103, collection Agnes Scott College, McCain Library Special Collections & Archives http://tinyurl.com/lyyal7d Camera clubs, Kodak Clubs, Amateur Photography Clubs, and groups with similar names began forming in Georgia by 1881. Some of these lasted into the mid-20th century, several died out and were never revived, some died […]