Girls Knitting, 1918

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Where: 1845 Tremont Rd, Columbus, OH 43212, USA

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When: 01 September 1918

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Four Upper Arlington girls spend a summer day knitting on the porch of the Otis B. Wescott home at 1811 Bedford Road. This photograph was one of several published in the September 1918 issue of the Norwester Magazine depicting the end of summer and heralding the start of the new school year.

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Identifier: hinw11p005i02
Date (yyyy-mm-dd): c. 1918-09
Original Dimensions: 5.0 cm x 2.8 cm
Format: Black and White Halftone Photograph
Source: Norwester, September 1918, page 5
Original Publisher: Upper Arlington Community (Ohio)
Location/s: Upper Arlington (USA, Ohio, Franklin County)
Repository: Upper Arlington Historical Society
Digital Publisher: UA Archives - Upper Arlington Public Library

Credit: UA Archives - Upper Arlington Public Library (Repository: UA Historical Society)


Owner: UA Archives | Upper Arlington History
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    • 08/Apr/2010 02:21:23

    this is such a lovely image. It's too bad the quality is poor. I'd love to see more detail in this.

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    UA Archives | Upper Arlington History

    • 21/Jun/2010 15:54:44

    Yes, the original halftone photo was very small (only 1.9 inches x 1.1 inches) so there isn't a lot of detail when it's enlarged. But it certainly is a great image :)

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    • 26/Jul/2014 14:49:43

    Did you ever come across this story? It could benefit from a wider circulation.. Found from Not cheers.. Bill