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04 Slightly Surreal World of Hannah Maynard

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Today we meet Hannah Maynard, the 19th century photographer who opened her studio in 1862 and embraced a remarkable life as a professional photographer over the next 50 years.

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40 – The Peasleys – Part 2

May 15th, 2019

17:25
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The 1916 Portland directory is not available; in 1915, Albert and Alda Peasley each are working for other …

39 – The Peasleys – Part 1

May 1st, 2019

26:26
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Here’s the photo of my husband’s paternal grandmother, taken in 1932 at the Peasley Studio in Medford, …

38 – Peter Palmquist’s Prowess

April 15th, 2019

17:29
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Here’s the cabinet card done by the Wixson studio in Escanaba, Michigan that sets the story in motion today:

37 – March Montage 2019

April 1st, 2019

11:30
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Montage in honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, 2019, originally posted on 3/8/2019 on the Photographs, …

36 – Marriage, Music, and Mortality

March 15th, 2019

21:55
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Here’s a cabinet card produced by the Porter Studio in Ritzville, Washington:

Cabinet Card by the Porter Studio in …

35x- Episode Delayed

March 1st, 2019

0:43
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Hi everybody,

Unfortunately, due to a family emergency last month, the March 1st episode has been delayed.

Look for the next episode …

34-Life, Death, and Lawsuits

February 15th, 2019

27:49
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Here’s the photo that my husband, Chris, ran across for the Halvorsen studio in Ballard, Washington (before it got …

32-Narrative Nuances

January 15th, 2019

20:59
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Here are some links to panels and the presentation I gave at the American Historical Association Annual Conference on …

31-Traveling and Photo Cars

January 1st, 2019

7:59
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Photo by the Vreeland Rail-Road Palace Photo Car
(For more on Mrs. Vreeland, refer back to Episode 21 )

Undated …

30-A Trail Leads to Brooklyn

December 15th, 2018

13:33

In today's episode, we're in Brooklyn, E.D. in the 1860s, on the trail of the talented - and tantalizingly obscure - Mrs. Lydia A. Hicks.

29-Linked in Lawrence, Part 2

December 1st, 2018

17:13

In today's episode, we're still in Lawrence, Kansas, looking at the extraordinary lives of another talented family of photographers. The stories we'll discover about the Shane family include tales of triumph, tragedy …

28x – Next episode coming December 1st!

October 1st, 2018

2:45

Today's episode is just a quick announcement that due to continuing logistical issues, Photographs, Pistols & Parasols will now be on hiatus …

27x-Next episode coming October 1st

August 1st, 2018

1:16

Today's episode is just a quick announcement that due to unforeseen logistical issues, Photographs, Pistols & Parasols will be on hiatus until …

26-Linked in Lawrence, Part 1

July 15th, 2018

26:35

In today's episode, our connections take us to Lawrence, Kansas, where we will encounter mystery, tragedy, and a photographic dynasty.

25-Colorado Connections

July 1st, 2018

25:40

In today's start to Season Three, we'll meet several early women photographers in Colorado and learn how their lives and careers connect them not …

24-Serendipitous Silver (Snodgrass Part 2)

June 15th, 2018

16:51

In today's episode we'll learn more about Mary and Margaret Snodgrass, the two Snodgrass sisters who ran the Snodgrass Picture Shop in Caldwell, Idaho from 1919 - 1939.

23-Fate and Photography (Snodgrass Part 1)

June 1st, 2018

17:05

In today's episode we'll meet Mary Snodgrass, a woman who ran photography studios in the early 1900s in both Iowa and Idaho, partnering at first with her brother, and then later with each of her two sisters.

22-On the trail of Belle B. Chase

May 15th, 2018

23:01

In today's episode we're following in the footsteps of early artisan photographer Belle B. Chase, as her 50+ year career takes her across the U.S. …

21-The Extraordinary Mrs. Vreeland

May 1st, 2018

27:43

In today's episode we're going to meet Rosa Vreeland, the "more than ordinarily successful" early artisan photographer and photographic entrepreneur.

20-The Women of Blue Rapids, Part Two

April 15th, 2018

18:52

Today we're back in Blue Rapids, Kansas with photographer (Edith) Daisy Roche, her sister Emma, and a number of their fellow photographers circa 1903-1950s.

19-The Women of Blue Rapids, Part One

April 1st, 2018

26:52

Today we explore the life stories of some of the 18(!) women photographers who were active as professional photographers in the tiny town of Blue Rapids, Kansas as early as 1893.

18 – Iva Roach and the Rambling Man

March 15th, 2018

15:38

Today we have a tale of a successful photographer whose story unexpectedly involves a bit of larceny and deceit through her encounter with a mystery …

17x – The People You Meet

March 7th, 2018

12:11

Today we'll encounter misfortune, mystery, and a dash of serendipity as we learn more about some of the people mentioned in passing in the Eva B. Strayer episode.

17 – The Peripatetic Miss Eva B. Strayer

March 1st, 2018

17:46

In today's episode we travel to meet Miss Eva B. Strayer, a photographer who was (mostly) based in Huntington, Indiana.

16 – Early Woman Photographers from Lowell

February 15th, 2018

16:15

In today's episode we take quick look at more early women photographers from Lowell, MA, and explore how those women's experiences are a microcosm …

15 – Miss C Smith, Photographer

February 1st, 2018

27:44

In today's episode we dive into the records to uncover the story of a highly prolific photographer from Lowell, Massachusetts, who identified herself …

14-Extra The Mystery of John Swan

January 22nd, 2018

9:28

In this episode we take a quick look at an unusual story about one of Miss Libby's fellow photographers in Norway, Maine.

14 The Unforgettable Miss Minnie Libby

January 15th, 2018

19:09

In this episode we'll travel to Maine to follow the trail to the wonderful early artisan photographer Miss Minnie Libby.

13 The Mary Winslow Enigma

January 1st, 2018

16:34

In this episode we take a look at the peripatetic Mary Winslow, an intrepid itinerant photographer who "always goes where she pleases."

12 Followups and Updates: Part 2

December 15th, 2017

17:14

In this episode, we get a special bonus update that solves the mystery of George Ober, the first husband of the early photographer Clara Ober-Towne. …

11 Followups and Updates: Part 1

December 1st, 2017

12:54

In this first episode of Season 2, we'll take a look back at a few of the women profiled in Season 1, to discover some exciting new details about them that came to light during my research travels over the past few …

10 Season Two starts December 1st

November 1st, 2017

1:35

Tune in December 1st for the start of Season Two on the Photographs, Pistols & Parasols podcast!

09 A Tribute to Peter Palmquist

October 15th, 2017

12:30

In today's Season One extra, we take a moment to celebrate the accomplishments of a man who uncovered information on thousands of early women photographers: the incomparable Peter E. Palmquist.

08 A Sensible Woman

October 1st, 2017

7:42

Today we meet the remarkable Elizabeth Withington, who in the 1800s found success as a photographer while fashioning photographic tools from 19th …

07 A Tale of Two Townes

September 15th, 2017

22:25

In today's episode we meet two 19th century Massachusetts photographers named Mrs. Towne: Clara Ober-Towne and Anna Wing Towne. Plus, we'll also discover a Miss Alma Whitney, another woman photographer who plays a …

06 Meet the McKellips

September 1st, 2017

9:46

In today's episode we meet two photographers who are another set of sisters running studios together at a variety of times and places in the early 20th century.

05 The Adventures of the Misses O’Donnell

August 15th, 2017

24:10

In today's episode we meet not one woman named Miss O'Donnell, but two: sisters who together ran the Misses O'Donnell studio in Beloit, Kansas at the turn of the 19th-20th centuries.

03 Finding Miss DeM. Brown

July 15th, 2017

24:31

In this episode of the Photographs, Pistols & Parasols podcast, we are on the hunt to answer the question: Who was the photographer 'Miss DeM. …

02 The $100 Photo

July 1st, 2017

10:12

In today's episode we'll meet a photographer named Gertrude Käsebier, and get a quick introduction to Pictorialism in order to understand the importance of a $100 photo.

01 Welcome to the podcast

June 15th, 2017

10:12

A brief introduction to the first season of the Photographs, Pistols and Parasols podcast. The podcast celebrates the accomplishments and élan of …

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