Saturday, June 25, 2011

Mystery Person Contest



Let the Contest Begin!

10 comments:

  1. This is John Burroughs with Jessie Tarbox Beals at Slabsides, Burrough's cabin in West Park, New York.

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  2. Nate,
    WOW, that was fast. This was not an easy one and you got it right. How did you get it so fast?
    PJM

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  3. I am dumbfounded! Not that I could ever guess the correct answer, but look at the timing. The Mystery photo was published at 9am and Nate answered at 9am. Not 9:01 but 9:00am!

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  4. I recognized them by sight and a quick google image search confirmed it.

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  5. I've said it before and I'll say it again, that youngster Nate Maas is one sharp fellow! Congratulations!!

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  6. And thank you too, Mean Old Man! I've been enjoying your contributions to the site.

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  7. "...Jessie was hired as a staff photographer by the Buffalo Inquirer and Courier. She covered news events throughout the city ... photographed President Theodore Roosevelt's trip to Texas for a "Rough Rider's reunion" in 1905..." - Harvard University Library

    "...Naturalist John Burroughs accused certain authors ... of taking liberties with facts to suit their sentimental, overdramatized tales of life in the wild. President Theodore Roosevelt joined the fray on Burroughs's side..." - Publisher's Weekly

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