i L i n d

Ian Lind • Online daily from Kaaawa, Hawaii

i L i n d header image 4



Entries Tagged as 'History'

National Museum of the American Indian to showcase Hawaii sovereignty

May 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

I just gave permission for one of my classic photos to be included in an upcoming exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian. Another cropped version of this photo is among those I posted here earlier. They date from sometime in 1976 or early 1977. With more research I could probably pin it […]

[Read more →]

Tags: History · Photographs

Throwback Thursday: Off to school

May 21st, 2015 · 3 Comments

My mother’s careful note written in the album when she added this photo recorded the date–May 29, 1953. I was three months short of 6 years old. I appear to be ready for school, lunch box in one hand, and the other hand holds a flat package by the string tied around it. I’m standing […]

[Read more →]

Tags: History · Photographs

A mid-May surprise in Cripple Creek

May 18th, 2015 · 5 Comments

We’re visiting good friends and former neighbors in Colorado Springs for a few days, and took a day trip up to the historic mining towns of Victor and Cripple Creek. There’s a family connection here. My mother’s uncle, James McPherson–who was married to my grandmother’s sister–was a miner in Cripple Creek and served as a […]

[Read more →]

Tags: History · Labor

Throwback Thursday: Back to 1968

May 14th, 2015 · 2 Comments

An old time selfie, taken in the front yard of my parents’ house in Kahala with my trusty Pentax Spotmatic. The shower tree that appears to be sprouting out of my head is still there today, still straggly.

[Read more →]

Tags: History · Photographs

Two photos for Mother’s Day

May 10th, 2015 · No Comments

I’m taking a shortcut this morning, and reposing part of what I wrote last year on Mother’s Day. Two mother photos for the day. The first photo, dating from about 1949, shows my mother, Helen Lind, and me in the back yard of our family home in old Kahala. Between us is the little jack-in-a-box […]

[Read more →]

Tags: History · Photographs