Tag Archives: Vidalia

More Unknown Women in Georgia Photography – Athens

In March 2016, in my database of Georgia photographers, I counted 190 women involved in the business of photography in Georgia, from the mid-nineteeth to the mid-twentieth cenury. That was only five more than I noted in March 2015. In March 2019, the total was about 240, and by March 2020, I had documented at least twenty […]

Friday Frights – Some Less than Usual Deaths, and One Close Call

We should be glad that most of us are making digital photographs these days. Several years ago I had my own darkroom, but living in the (then) 20th century, I never once thought that self-processing my own photos would “be the death of me.” On Aug. 31, 1878, The (Wisconsin) Stevens Pt. Daily Journal reported […]