Monday, November 30, 2009

Photo Number Forty



On the back of this photo this writing appears  " Just before moving on to beach"   Note it does not say to the beach as in a place to swim.  I know that there is a town called Beach in North Dakota.. so possibly there are others as well.
I like that almost everyone has a head covering..what do you call those caps..Driving Caps? Newsboy Caps?   I will guess that this photo was taken in the early 1940's.  It looks like they enjoyed quite a picnic.. remember those days..the blanket spread on the grass..we don't do that anymore..but perhaps we should!
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6 comments:

  1. I always call those "driving hats." I remember picnics like that when I was a kid - so much fun.

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  2. That truly is a snapshot in time. I really like this one. It captures life as it was actually happening instead of posing still. Interesting clothing and outfits too.

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  3. I think more 1920, but what do I know I am new at this guessing game.
    Patsy

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  4. It is almost weird, with the expressions on their faces. I guess some look ok, but maybe they were looking into the sun. It is an unusual photo.

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  5. Those are FLAT caps and their history goes back to medevial Europe. Worn by the working class

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  6. It's a neat photo of a time that must have provided some fond memories. Considering the girls' hats, the photo was probably taken in the mid-to-late-1920s.

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