The Animals and People of 1917 Scotland

The November-December 1917 issue of The National Geographic Magazine is full of grim coverage of the war. In its midst, this gorgeous untitled photo essay appears depicting the domesticated animals of Scotland, many including people. These photos, all by William Reid, are my favorites from the piece: "Sporting dogs of Aberfoyle, Perthshire" The little terrier … Continue reading The Animals and People of 1917 Scotland

A Lick of History

The following are excerpted from a lengthy piece on Helen Keller, written when she was still a child, appearing in a magazine for children. An entry from her diary: A letter in which she mentions her pets: Source: Hall, F. H. (1889, September). Helen Keller. St. Nicholas, pp. 834-843