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gjon mili's cat blackie
monkey the cat and his hats
rabougri: chat de gouttiere
black cat auditions for tales of terror
los angeles cat show
the krueger family
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Flu epidemic, Dublin, California. Source: Collection of the Dublin Heritage Museum, via Calisphere.
By 1919, the influenza pandemic killed between 20 and 40 million people. So great was the fear of contracting this deadly virus that people as far away as Dublin took whatever precautions they could to protect themselves.
“Composer Alan Hovhaness, working in score littered studio with black cat nestling amongst the papers on the piano.” Photograph by Gordon Parks, December 1955. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.
Group of Italian canecutters pose for a portrait on a verandah. They wear work clothes. One man holds a bottle of beer? and another holds a kitten. In the back row are C. Danesi, P. D’Urso, G. Pappalardo, V. Barbagallo and A. Barbagallo. In the front row are R. Spina, A. D’Urso, A. Sapunno and G Palazzolo.
“Margaret Humphreys’ grandfather’s eldest sister, Catherine Jones with Margaret’s mother, Margaret Cordelia Jones holding a cat outside the Alfred Trace Dairy at 146 Walmer Road, London,” 1900.
Gerhard Gesell: Abraham Schmocker Seated Outside His Log Cabin, ca. 1885. Alma, Wisconsin. Source: Wisconsin Historical Society.
Abraham Schmocker, a “hermit” who lived in “Stumptown” near Alma, seated on a bench outside his log cabin, holding a kitty. He was a Swiss immigrant, arriving in the United States in 1844, one of the first settlers of Buffalo County. His name appears on the 1860, 1870 and 1880 census records in the township and village of Alma. He lived to be 85 years old.
Time to play “Find the Cat: Civil War Edition.”
Photographer: Brady, Mathew, 1823 (ca.) - 1896
Coverage Dates: ca. 1860 - ca. 1865
Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White. March 1950, Serowe, Botswana. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.
Ruth, w. her husband, Bamangwato tribal chief Seretse Khama, eating dinner in sparsely furnished dining alcove w. a visiting native chief as kittens play on antelope skin rug.
Hungarian women dressed in elaborate clothing hold[ing] their babies. Photograph by A. W. Cutler, undated. Source: Corbis.