Basking In The Natural Light

1908 by Emma Barton

Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham

left to right: her son Aubrey, herself, daughters Marjorie and Hilda, son Cecil, and daughter Dorothy

I Just Want To Bang On The Drum All Day

Check out these squirts, circa WWII, conducting a “lively aluminum salvage campaign” out of pots from their neighbors on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. A grumpy bearded gramps doesn’t seem nearly as thrilled about the pursuit as the youth, but I think that’s just the face old folks make.