Tags » Historical Photographs

50 years ago in Olhão

I recently mentioned that we had come across in Dr Frederic P. Marjay’s ‘Algarve some lovely photographs of Olhão in the late 1950’s/early 1960’s. Well here they are. 132 more words


Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky

Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky was a chemist and photographer born in Russia in 1863. He managed to produce colour photographs and travelled around Russia, documenting the lives of the residents and country from 1907 to around 1915.   88 more words


Being an Algarvian Bibliophile

. . . actually isn’t that easy! There are very few books, including Tourist guides, on the Algarve. We can only assume this is because most visitors tend to head straight for the beach or golfcourse, and so don’t need a guide. 587 more words


Hometown Memories-Throwback Thursday-Showtime at Dorcas

Come on over the the Dorcas Library in October to see what some of these folks are up to!!!   Located 28 Main St., Prospect Harbor, Me. 59 more words


Welcome The Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph in Canada to The Commons!

Join us in welcoming The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada to the Flickr Commons!

The main archives of the Congregation are located in London, Ontario, and there are neighborhood archives in Hamilton, London, Peterborough and Pembroke. 182 more words


The city in flux: Cedar Street (aka Burrard Street)

Spend any length of time living in Vancouver and you know it is constantly changing (old buildings come down, new buildings go up). Vancouver is a city in flux. 745 more words