I’ll start off the list with something I learned while following the advice of a Flickr friend.IN the 19th century, when the region's towns and cities developed with the flourishing textile industry, detailed guide books were produced to help increasing numbers of visitors make their most of their stay. It was updated each year and included historical facts about towns and villages, as well as useful information on where to stay, what to see, and places of interest to visit.You have used such a variety of methods in dating the featured photos that we thought you’d like to share them in one place and help out those who are new to the ‘craft’.For instance, do you date photos from: the clothing people are wearing; the cars you see; the progress of building construction; the appearance of telegraph poles; an historic event…or something unusual?Many images in our collection have come to us with only the barest of details attached.Your knowledge, interest and enjoyment in identifying dates and locations is helping us to fill in some of the blanks and, in turn, provide better access to the State’s archives.MORE NOSTALGIA HEADLINES A group of children play at the bottom of Carr Lane in Windhill, next to the Blue Bell Hotel, and other lovely old street scenes, including Gordon Terrace, Saltaire, Briggate, Shipley, Gaythorne Road, West Bowling and Wibsey High Street show soot-blackened stone houses, horse and carts trotting alongside double decker trams, bustling shops, and passers-by, all noticeably smartly-dressed.
Before the days of the package holiday and mini break, three bi-planes are lined up at Yeadon Aerodrome, now Leeds Bradford International Airport.
Using text from Victorian guide books, Andrew Gill has created a series of booklets bringing to life our towns and cities as they more than 100 years ago.
As well as the original text, he includes images taken from original Victorian and Edwardian photographs, mostly glass 'magic lantern' projection slides, which he has collected for more than 40 years.
They were the rank and file and, thanks in part to their work, in the U. the movement led to the formation of the first Audubon societies.
The Massachusetts Audubon Society organized a feather boycott, angering hat makers who called them “extremists” and “sentimentalists.” Politicians worried out loud about the loss of jobs.