Workday Wednesday – Evelyn S. Barnes, Registered Nurse

This sweet photograph from November 1941 shows Evelyn Stewart Barnes (1919-2008) of Kingston, New Jersey, in her first nursing uniform.  She was the daughter of Benjamin and Maude Eisenberger Stewart. Evelyn had graduated from Beaver College (now called Arcadia University) in 1941 with a B.S. degree in Home Economics. Loving school, she decided to continue … Continue reading Workday Wednesday – Evelyn S. Barnes, Registered Nurse

Workday Wednesday – Mary Mirota, Private Secretary

This lovely photograph of Mary Mirota (1913-1969), was taken when she was employed as a private secretary, in the late 1930s and early 1940s.  I love her dress with the brooch, and her pretty shoes! At that time, she worked for a wealthy widow, Mrs. Carolyn Knowland Hyde (1868-1959), of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey.  … Continue reading Workday Wednesday – Mary Mirota, Private Secretary

Workday Wednesday – Stewart Family and the Kingston Garage

How many folks fit on the running board of a 1923 Pierce-Arrow towing truck? It depends if they are children or adults! In this charming photograph from about 1926, the Stewart family of Kingston, New Jersey are posing on the running board of the Kingston Garage's 1923 Pierce-Arrow towing truck.  The Kingston Garage was founded … Continue reading Workday Wednesday – Stewart Family and the Kingston Garage