Photo AlbumPhoto album of young woman high school graduate in the Pacific Northwest with over 200 Gelatin silver print photos, Washington state, 1911-1918. Album size 7 x 10.5 in. Original black cloth boards. 209 black and white vintage photos of various sizes from 1 x 1 in. to 5.5 x 3 in. Includes 12 postcards of locations in Washington state and British Columbia, Canada. 40 pages. Album is completely full with photos on every page.
Notably includes a photo of a young woman graduate in cap and gown who holds a pennant that reads “Haddon H.S. 1911”. In another photo, a women holds a pennant that includes “1918”. Other images in the album include women playing tennis and riding bicycles. Girls wear uniforms and march across a field in formation or perform calisthenics; other photos show the same schoolgirls camping in nature amongst tents and forest scenery. There are also images of younger children at school and at play, wearing dress up clothes or preparing for a stage production; they wear colonial-era costumes and one is even dressed in a Japanese kimono. Some photos depict community life, such as local parades in which dozens of American flags are proudly waved; and even images of shipbuilders at work. Few photos have handwritten captions, but those that do show personality of the owner with remarks such as: “cutie” and “happy”. Includes 12 postcards of the University of Washington, Seattle campus and of attractions around Victoria, British Columbia. An interesting Album showing about 200 images of college life at the turn of the century in the Pacific Northwest. Very good condition.