Archive for the ‘Mystery Photo of the Week’ Category

Heritage Photo of the Day: February 15, 2013

Friday, February 15th, 2013

Black Gate, Newcastle, c.1880

Black Gate, Newcastle, c.1880

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums Photostream (flickr)

FYI: Upcoming Oshawa Historical Society February Speaker Series Event: Looking for Richard Pierpoint

Friday, February 15th, 2013

In recognition of Black History Month, the Oshawa Historical Society is delighted to have author and historian Peter Meyler speak on his publication, A Stolen Life: Searching for Richard Pierpoint. Meyler will explore the life of Richard Pierpoint – one of the first Black settlers in the Niagara region – who fought with the Butler’s Rangers regiment during the American Revolutionary War and later fought alongside the British during the War of 1812.

Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Location: Oshawa Public Library,65 Bagot Street, Oshawa (map)

Admission is $3 per person, or free for members of the Oshawa Historical Society.

Contact Info:

Lisa Terech/Youth Engagement/Programs, Oshawa Community Museum

Telephone: 905-436-7624

Email: membership@oshawamuseum.org

Website: www.oshawamuseum.org

Heritage Photo of the Day: February 14, 2013

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

What a lovely way to spend an afternoon:

Tea House, Glencar, Co. Leitrim, circa 1890

Tea House, Glencar, Co. Leitrim, circa 1890

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: February 13, 2013

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Postcard from Algiers:

A Street in the Casbah, 1909

Algiers, A Street in the Casbah, 1909

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Getty Research Institute’s Photostream (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: February 12, 2013

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

They say that variety is the spice of life, so, we are going back to posting a variety of heritage photos from as many places as we can find.

Today’s photo is from Sandhill, Newcastle, England, c.1880′s

Sandhill, Newcastle, England, c.1880's

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums Photostream (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Mills and Factories: February 8, 2103

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Ewart’s Linen Factory, Crumlin Road, Belfast, c.1897

Ewart's Linen Factory, Crumlin Road, Belfast, c.1897

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons (flickr)

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Mills and Factories: February 7, 2013

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

The engine room of Braich Goch quarry, Corris, Wales, c.1885

The engine room of Braich Goch quarry, Corris, Wales, c.1885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales Photostream

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Mills and Factories: February 6, 2013

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Interior of Spring Mills, Llanidloes, Wales, c.1885

Interior of Spring Mills, Llanidloes, Wales, c.1885

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru / The National Library of Wales Photostream

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Mills and Factories: February 5, 2013

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Murphy’s Saw Mills at Ferrybank, Waterford, c.1901

Murphy's Saw Mills at Ferrybank, Waterford, c.1901

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source

National Library of Ireland on the Commons

Heritage Photo of the Day: Trades & Professions: Mills and Factories: February 4, 2013

Monday, February 4th, 2013

This week we are going to take a look at the different types of Mills and Factories our ancestors may have laboured in.

Our first photo is of a Paper Mill in West Hartlepool, North East England, c.1910

Paper Mills, West Hartlepool, England, c.1910

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Museum of Hartlepool’s Photostream (flickr)