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32-Narrative Nuances

1/15/2019
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Today we pay a virtual visit to the American Historical Association's 2019 Annual Meeting, as I give you a taste of my paper from that conference, which is all about nuances found in the multi-threaded narratives of early women artisan photographers.

Duration:00:20:58

31-Traveling and Photo Cars

1/1/2019
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In today's episode, it's all about travel ... including a bit more about the 19th Century traveling photograph studios known as Photo Cars.

Duration:00:07:59

30-A Trail Leads to Brooklyn

12/15/2018
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In today's episode, we're in Brooklyn, E.D. in the 1860s, on the trail of the talented - and tantalizingly obscure - Mrs. Lydia A. Hicks.

Duration:00:13:32

29-Linked in Lawrence, Part 2

12/1/2018
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In today's episode, we're still in Lawrence, Kansas, looking at the extraordinary lives of another talented family of photographers. The stories we'll discover about the Shane family include tales of triumph, tragedy ... and murder.

Duration:00:17:12

28x – Next episode coming December 1st!

10/1/2018
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Today's episode is just a quick announcement that due to continuing logistical issues, Photographs, Pistols & Parasols will now be on hiatus until December 1st.

Duration:00:02:44

27x-Next episode coming October 1st

8/1/2018
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Today's episode is just a quick announcement that due to unforeseen logistical issues, Photographs, Pistols & Parasols will be on hiatus until October 1st.

Duration:00:01:15

26-Linked in Lawrence, Part 1

7/15/2018
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In today's episode, our connections take us to Lawrence, Kansas, where we will encounter mystery, tragedy, and a photographic dynasty.

Duration:00:26:34

25-Colorado Connections

7/1/2018
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In today's start to Season Three, we'll meet several early women photographers in Colorado and learn how their lives and careers connect them not only to each other, but also to several other interesting people.

Duration:00:25:39

24-Serendipitous Silver (Snodgrass Part 2)

6/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:16:50

23-Fate and Photography (Snodgrass Part 1)

6/1/2018
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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.

Duration:00:17:05

22-On the trail of Belle B. Chase

5/15/2018
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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. and around the world.

Duration:00:23:00

21-The Extraordinary Mrs. Vreeland

5/1/2018
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In today's episode we're going to meet Rosa Vreeland, the "more than ordinarily successful" early artisan photographer and photographic entrepreneur.

Duration:00:27:42

20-The Women of Blue Rapids, Part Two

4/15/2018
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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.

Duration:00:18:52

19-The Women of Blue Rapids, Part One

4/1/2018
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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.

Duration:00:26:52

18 – Iva Roach and the Rambling Man

3/15/2018
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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 man.

Duration:00:15:37

17x – The People You Meet

3/7/2018
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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.

Duration:00:12:11

17 – The Peripatetic Miss Eva B. Strayer

3/1/2018
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In today's episode we travel to meet Miss Eva B. Strayer, a photographer who was (mostly) based in Huntington, Indiana.

Duration:00:17:45

16 – Early Woman Photographers from Lowell

2/15/2018
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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 of the multi-threaded narratives found in the stories of early women photographers in general.

Duration:00:16:14

15 – Miss C Smith, Photographer

2/1/2018
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In today's episode we dive into the records to uncover the story of a highly prolific photographer from Lowell, Massachusetts, who identified herself on her work only as "Miss C. Smith."

Duration:00:27:44

14-Extra The Mystery of John Swan

1/22/2018
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In this episode we take a quick look at an unusual story about one of Miss Libby's fellow photographers in Norway, Maine.

Duration:00:09:27