Wyoming may not be the state that comes to mind when you think of pelicans, but many — including the American white pelican — do summer here.
Photographs by my great-uncle, Allen Mayer Davidson.
I always associate photos of musicians on dimly lit stages with Tri-X. It seems to have a soul worthy of the subject.
Photos by Phil Ellsworth
Part of an incredible collection of photographs taken by my great uncle Allen Mayer Davidson during his travels throughout the United States and beyond spanning the early to mid 20th century. Over the next few months, I hope to post them all – well over 1,000 of them I’m sure – as time allows. A fascinating look at the nation during a fascinating time, by a fascinating man.
While going through my Great Uncle Allen Mayer Davidson’s old photos, I found this detail in one. The body language is great. If you look closely, there’s a man standing with his back to the gents and lady on the right. Clearly not interested in the goings-on of the others. Unlike the others.
The newspaper man’s bravery rocked the racist establishment of the South—and heralded a new era of political satire
— Read on www.smithsonianmag.com/history/what-made-pd-east-fearless-wit-segregationist-south-180970036/
The guest arrived he tends, the coming guest expects to see;
To those in heavenly homes that dwell a welcome guest is he