Category Vintage

A Day in the Life – 1930s Librarians

Today I was asked to provide a “day in the life” of being the Branch Head librarian at the Carnegie for a library journal. There are certain stereotypes of the librarian’s role that many still harbor, but in an urban library today I’m sure most would be surprised. For example, roving the library to make […]

MYSTERY VINTAGE LADY BIKERS – PT. 2

It’s been awhile since I posted some of my favourite finds from my Pinterest page (see Part One here). So here is another batch of ruling mystery biker ladies from back in the day! I like the “Queen and King” seat in this photo, since it’s obvious that this bike is hers! It’s definitely from […]

Mystery Vintage Lady Bikers – Pt. 1

As a librarian I can get pretty obsessed with research and scouring the internet. So, when I innocently started a Pinterest board featuring vintage photos of women motorcycle riders I got hooked.  I’m also not content with simply pinning an image… I want a story!  I’m currently just shy of 300 photos from the early […]