14 The Unforgettable Miss Minnie Libby

In this episode we’ll travel to Maine to follow the trail to the wonderful early artisan photographer Miss Minnie Libby.

12 Followups and Updates: Part 2

In this episode, we get a special bonus update that solves the mystery of George Ober, the first husband of the early photographer Clara Ober-Towne. Special guest interview with John Felix, independent photo historian.

11 Followups and Updates: Part 1

In this first episode of Season 2, we’ll take a look back at a few of the women profiled in Season 1, to discover some exciting new details about them that came to light during my research travels over the past few months.

09 A Tribute to Peter Palmquist

In today’s Season One extra, we take a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of a man who uncovered information on thousands of early women photographers: the incomparable Peter E. Palmquist.

07 A Tale of Two Townes

In today’s episode we meet two 19th century Massachusetts photographers named Mrs. Towne: Clara Ober-Towne and Anna Wing Towne. Plus, we’ll also discover a Miss Alma Whitney, another woman photographer who plays a prominent role in today’s tale of two Townes.

05 The Adventures of the Misses O’Donnell

Misses O'Donnell Signature

In today’s episode we meet not one woman named Miss O’Donnell, but two: sisters who together ran the Misses O’Donnell studio in Beloit, Kansas at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries.

04 Slightly Surreal World of Hannah Maynard

Today we meet Hannah Maynard, the 19th century photographer who opened her studio in 1862 and embraced a remarkable life as a professional photographer over the next 50 years.