Discover Old Photographs!

old-photosNotes by Park Ranger A.M. Palmer. Sitting for a photographer was once a very serious undertaking, generally involving elegant clothes and more than a little expense. It was understood that one’s likeness was being preserved for posterity. For this reason, I thought it would be exciting to explore old, unidentified photographs at the San Diego History Center and reflect on them. Who were these mysterious people from the past? As you will see, my journey through the archives led to an interesting discovery. – Read More