Category Archives: Historical Photographs

Dear Rowena…

Greetings! This is Ashley Trainor, senior at SUNY New Paltz majoringin history with a minor in anthropology, and Zachary Rousseas, juniorat SUNY New Paltz majoring in history and women’s, gender, andsexuality studies with a minor in political science, and we … Continue reading

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Glass Plate Negatives

My name is Kaitlin Mitchell and this coming fall I will be a senior at SUNY New Paltz. I am a geography major with a minor in geology. For the summer of 2013, I am interning at Historic Huguenot Street … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: a 19th century photographic journey (photo 8)

This week’s photograph shows a couple posing with the backdrop of a well known tourist destination. Write a caption about where you think they might be. Remember that your thoughts can be posted right to our blog or to our … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: a 19th century photographic journey (photo 3)

This Friday’s photo features a young couple who are having their portrait taken. Do you know who they are? Can you provide us with a caption and some thoughts? Your comments can be posted here on our blog or to … Continue reading

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Photo Friday: a 19th century photographic journey (photo 2)

This week’s photo appears to be a formal family photograph at first glance. However, upon further inspection there seems to be something odd going on. What do you think is happening in this photograph and what is its purpose? Don’t … Continue reading

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