1840 1929 dating old photograph
The majority of the finding aids are provided in PDF format for your researching convenience.
Manuscript collections are available for research at any of SHSMO’s six research centers.
The Department is currently without an archivist or assistant archivist and help is urgently needed! The collection has grown out of generous donations from local families and photographers, and continues to grow as new contributions are made.
Topics include evening attire, fashion accessories and even bathing costumes and undergarments.
Vintage hairstyles A look at how women wore their hair in eras past, illustrated with photos of modern recreations. It’s all in the (style) details Family demonstrates how to decipher the little details in photographs — such as the sleeve type and kinds of neckties.
More resource sites: Even if you think you’re on the right track, identifying fashions can help you confirm information.
By way of example, your relative might have been a trendsetter…
or perhaps she cared little about fashion and was always a few years behind.