Today we explore the life stories of some of the 18(!) women photographers who were active as professional photographers in the tiny town of Blue Rapids, Kansas as early as 1893.
Today we have a tale of a successful photographer whose story unexpectedly involves a bit of larceny and deceit through her encounter with a mystery man.
Today we’ll encounter misfortune, mystery, and a dash of serendipity as we learn more about some of the people mentioned in passing in the Eva B. Strayer episode.
In today’s episode we travel to meet Miss Eva B. Strayer, a photographer who was (mostly) based in Huntington, Indiana.
In today’s episode we take quick look at more early women photographers from Lowell, MA, and explore how those women’s experiences are a microcosm of the multi-threaded narratives found in the stories of early women photographers in general.
In today’s episode we dive into the records to uncover the story of a highly prolific photographer from Lowell, Massachusetts, who identified herself on her work only as “Miss C. Smith.”
In this episode we take a quick look at an unusual story about one of Miss Libby’s fellow photographers in Norway, Maine.
In this episode we’ll travel to Maine to follow the trail to the wonderful early artisan photographer Miss Minnie Libby.
In this episode we take a look at the peripatetic Mary Winslow, an intrepid itinerant photographer who “always goes where she pleases.”
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.