Friday, March 13, 2009

Fishing

This picture shows two men fishing. The picture was taken in 1930. It is interesting that people at this time appear to have worn hats almost all the time. Not just when dressed up, but when doing everyday things like fishing. Many thanks to Heather for sending this picture in.

16 comments:

  1. That is one go to h... hat the man with glasses is wearing. I bet ya nate doesn't know these guys.

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  2. i like to wear hats when im working especially outside because i dont like to wear sunscreen

    did they have sunscreen back then?

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  3. Yes women used it all the time. They called it a parisol or umbrella

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  4. I wonder what the hat on the right was made out of.

    Is it straw or some kind of woven material?

    Are they sitting on overturned boats?

    Heather - are these members of your family or do you know who they are?

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  5. I wonder what the hat on the right was made out of.

    Is it straw or some kind of woven material?

    Are they sitting on overturned boats?

    Heather - are these members of your family or do you know who they are?

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  6. The gentleman with the ridiculously funny hat on and glasses is my maternal grandfather - a wonderful man. I'm not sure about this hat, but I know he nearly always wore straw hats so it may be straw too.

    They are sitting on overturned boats. They were good fishing buddies.

    Thanks for posting this PJM. :-)

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  7. that will be me an saturday,wearin a hat an fishin in indiana,weeeee!
    oldbear.

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  8. I can answer about sunscreens. I had dermatomyositis (form of lupus) in 1984 and had to keep my face rash out of the sun. There was no sunscreen on the market. I could have used zinc oxide (goes on white & stays white) but chose Clinique - a 'beauty' product that was like a heavy make-up that blocked the sun. Those were my only choices. Jammi

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  9. Old Bear, where are you going fishing? The weather is suppose to be beautiful.

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  10. heather i found a private pond here,outside of gas city,has big cats,caught 2 last summer that were over 30lbs,has crappie an bass also,will be a great weekend to go,,cabin fever is high,
    oldbear.

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  11. Waiting for the stripers to run up here in the Northeast.

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  12. My paternal grandparents lived in northern Michigan and my dad would go fishing up there a lot when I was growing up. He'd bring home huge Pike which my mother would grind up and make into Pike burgers. I don't remember now what they tasted like, but we ate them often. I never met a fish I didn't like to eat, and catfish are really good. The first fish I ever caught on my first fishing trip was a catfish. He fought so hard I thought I had a monster on the end of my line, only to find I had a 9-inch catfish! Well, have fun fishing! Hope you catch some big ones.

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  13. Hmmmmmm, I think PJM is sleeping in today. It's Saturday morning and we are all waiting for the infamous "Mystery Photo" but PJM is sleeping in. Did he stay up too late searching in vain for the perfect Mystery Photo which we will all solve within the first hour? I think PJM needs to go to bed earlier. What do you think?

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  14. He's just playing with us,
    Heather. Liked your photo.

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  15. OK, I slept in by accident. It is so cold outside this morning, and it was so warm in that bed, I just snoozed in a little to long. The game has begun now though.

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  16. Heather:

    Sorry, I'm late this morning. I thought you might know these guys, it's a great photo.

    I love this photo. Makes you realize what "the good life" really means.

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