# 1930s

Last of the 1930s family photos

Last of the 1930s family photos

I love these cute pictures of children and babies, from the 1930s! It looks like they turned one of the infants pictures into a post card, and I’ve scanned the front and back of it. I’m finished scanning this album… and not sure if I want to scan another Modern Priscilla issue, or the 1922 St. Louis Fashion Pageant magazine… Thoughts?

1930s nun and family photos

1930s nun and family photos

Here are some album pictures from the 1930s… it’s a mix of family photos, children, and Catholic nuns. It looks like dress and hat styles varied, and the distinctive mark was the short waved hair and side part on the women. I think this family was pretty...
1930s family and children photos

1930s family and children photos

Here are some family and children photos from around 1938 (according to the date on the pics)…. the cute white pressed collars and simple clothing! It’s interesting to see the women wearing cloche-like turbans, showing that the fashion changes from the...
Last of the 1930s nun pictures

Last of the 1930s nun pictures

Here’s the last of the 1930s nun pictures… just two sheets! I think these may have been at the nunnery in Carondelet, or taken in the St. Louis area. One of the pictures looks like a first communion class photo, with the little girls all in white, and...
1930s First Communion Class Pics

1930s First Communion Class Pics

I’m not a Catholic, so not 100% sure, but I believe these are pictures of children on their First Communion ceremony. The little girls are all in white dresses with cloaks, hats, and veils. The little boys walking in a line and wearing ruffled tops and knickers....
Old Pictures of Nuns

Old Pictures of Nuns

Here are 8 pictures of nuns, from approximately the 1930s, and probably from the Carondelet St. Louis Missouri area. These seem relatively candid- in one picture the nuns are eating bread or something, with silly expressions, and in another they’re posed with a...
A couple in the 30s, and then again in the 40s or 50s

A couple in the 30s, and then again in the 40s or 50s

Mary doesn’t remember her aunt being very wealthy, and doesn’t know if this first picture from approximately the 1930s is her wedding photo to her second husband, or was just a special occasion photo. Either way, both of them look rather uncomfortable in...
1930s Wedding Portraits, and dating old photos by hair style

1930s Wedding Portraits, and dating old photos by hair style

These were my elderly friend’s mother’s wedding photos, who got married in the 1930s. As you can see, she got it shot by the same St. Louis photographer who had shot her mother’s wedding portraits, J.J. Belka. The veil style is more of a close...

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