Thursday, April 25, 2019

Spinning and Stables - help identify these mystery photos #TBT

P10702 Woman #2 posing with spinning wheel

Do you recognize this person? Please help us put a name to these faces!

The Research Centre for the Study of Music, Media, and Place (MMaP) at Memorial University is putting the final touches on a website dedicated to the folksongs collected by MacEdward Leach between 1949 and 1951 across Newfoundland and in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. We need your help to identify the people in his photo collection!

Please contact Gale at or comment below. We'll update captions here if we find out more information.

P10732 Woman #1 posing with spinning wheel 

P10771 Preparing to ride horse drawn cart

P10772 Two women and a man posing with horse and cart 

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Kerry Cornell mentioned seeing a woman in salvage with a large spinning wheel years ago ...