Sunday is Mother’s Day. Do you have a favorite picture of your mother? Here is another beautiful picture of mothers from Nelson’s photo archive, which he has generously shared with me. Nelson (who wishes to only be identified by his first name) worked as an accountant in the airline industry for many years. He was […]
Nearly 20 years ago, my father gave my eldest daughter a beautiful book, Gems of Poetry. Today, I spent some time reading it and found this beautiful poem by Mary A. Ford, better known as Una. A Hundred Years From Now The surging sea of human life forever onward rolls, And bears to the eternal […]
This is a picture of a mother with her son and daughter, 1972. Location of the photo is unknown. It was sent to me a former blogger about a year ago. She has since shut down her site (Ready for the Shift). The photo features a mom with a beehive hairdo. The son is wearing […]
In celebration of Mother’s Day, which is May 14, I will be posting pictures throughout the month of Gen-Xers with their mothers. Most of the photos in this collection were taken in the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Follow along at http://www.jenx67.com/tag/our-mothers.
The following pictures of Generation X in 1970s Chicago were part of the Documerica series sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Series. Creative Commons License applies. Which picture do you like the best? I love the one of the boy coming out of the walk-up convenience store. I love the phone booth, the RC Cola […]
Photographer Janet Delaney, 63, is fascinated by cities. She wanted to be an urban planner and has photographed American cities for four decades. From Newsweek, November 25, 2015 Delaney chronicled working-class and poor people without romanticizing poverty, revealed dignity instead of conferring it from above. Her New York photographs show a city at work, often […]
A 1962 Ford Fairlane | 7.12.2015 | 13th and Broadway in Oklahoma City