Due to continuing logistical issues related to moving to a new state and settling down, the rest of Season 3 will unfortunately be delayed a little longer. New episodes begin December 1st!
Thanks for your continued patience while Photographs, Pistols & Parasols takes this slightly-longer-than-anticipated hiatus.
See you back here on December 1st!
P.S. I just love this kid’s big smile for his photographer, Getrude Sayen. She’s one of the recent women whose story my husband and I have been tracking. We’ll meet Gertrude and learn more about her here on Photographs, Pistols & Parasols, coming soon!“Smile!” Photo by Gertrude Sayen, 1925 (Courtesy Mcintyre-Culy collection)
BTW, if you’re in Philadelphia on Oct 10th, check out the lecture “More work for the Ladies” by Sarah J. Weatherwax, the Curator of Prints and Photographs at The Library Company of Philadelphia. She’ll be talking about women photographers from Philadelphia, and Gertrude Sayen will be included along with many other early women photographers, both professionals and amateurs.
BTW, I’m also hoping to be able to interview Sarah for a future episode of the podcast sometime soon, as she has a lot of fascinating stories about the women photographers from Philadelphia.
As usual, stay tuned!Recommended Research Links
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Welcome to Photographs, Pistols & Parasols!
I’m your host, Lee McIntyre.
Today … it turns out that it’s more involved than I’d hoped to move to and settle into a new place.
So even though I’d planned to have a new episode today, the logistics of the move are just getting in the way.
Not to worry, though, the rest of the women from Lawrence Kansas — plus a whole lot more! — is still in the works.
Rest assured that even though the podcast episodes are on hiatus right now, the research is still continuing.
For example, in just the past couple of weeks, my husband and I have been on the trail of a woman who, before she became a photographer, traveled the world with the circus as a magician’s assistant, visiting not only the US but also Asia and the South Pacific.
And then there’s the American women in Paris whose advertising proclaimed her to be the only woman photographer in Paris circa 1908.
Plus there’s a photographer who at the height of her success in the early 20th century gave it all up to become a watermelon farmer.
And then there’s all the high society connections we’re uncovering … from the woman photographer who catered to the high society set in Philadelphia in the early 20th century to the 3 sisters in St. Louis, Missouri: not only did they photograph the toast of St. Louis, they also counted among the city’s upper crust themselves.
So rest assured there’s a lot more to come here on Photographs, Pistols & Parasols.
However, new episodes unfortunately won’t resume until December 1st.
In the meantime, remember you can check out my website for late breaking updates and also the episode notes for all the previous episodes at p3photographers. net. That’s letter “p”, number “3”, photographers “dot” net.
Or you can follow Photographs, Pistols & Parasols on Facebook at facebook.com/p3photographers.
If you have any questions about the upcoming schedule or any of the women who have been profiled here on the podcast, send an email to podcast “at” p3photographers.net.
I’m really looking forward to getting back to bringing you the stories of all these fascinating early women artisan photographers.
Remember, new episodes will be back starting December 1st.
See you then!
Here’s the photo that my husband, Chris, ran across for the Halvorsen studio in Ballard, Washington (before it got …
Here are some links to panels and the presentation I gave at the American Historical Association Annual Conference on …
Photo by the Vreeland Rail-Road Palace Photo Car
(For more on Mrs. Vreeland, refer back to Episode 21 )
The Shane Studio, later the Thompson Studio, was run by members of the Shane family in Lawrence, Kansas. …
Due to unforeseen logistical issues related to a move, the rest of Season 3 will unfortunately be delayed until …
Here are a few materials related to the women photographers from Lawrence discussed in today’s episode:
Several different things …
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.
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.
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. …
In today's episode we're going to meet Rosa Vreeland, the "more than ordinarily successful" early artisan photographer and photographic entrepreneur.
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.
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.
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 …
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.
In today's episode we travel to meet Miss Eva B. Strayer, a photographer who was (mostly) based in Huntington, Indiana.
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 …
In today's episode we dive into the records to uncover the story of a highly prolific photographer from Lowell, Massachusetts, who identified herself …
In this episode we take a quick look at an unusual story about one of Miss Libby's fellow photographers in Norway, Maine.
In this episode we'll travel to Maine to follow the trail to the wonderful early artisan photographer Miss Minnie Libby.
In this episode we take a look at the peripatetic Mary Winslow, an intrepid itinerant photographer who "always goes where she pleases."
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. …
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 …
Tune in December 1st for the start of Season Two on the Photographs, Pistols & Parasols podcast!
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.
Today we meet the remarkable Elizabeth Withington, who in the 1800s found success as a photographer while fashioning photographic tools from 19th …
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 …
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.
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.
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.
In this episode of the Photographs, Pistols & Parasols podcast, we are on the hunt to answer the question: Who was the photographer 'Miss DeM. …
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.
A brief introduction to the first season of the Photographs, Pistols and Parasols podcast. The podcast celebrates the accomplishments and élan of …