November 20, 2018

50 Amazing Photos That Document Everyday Life of a Wyoming Girl in the Early 20th Century

Here is an amazing photo collection from Wilbert Bregar that documented everyday life of a Wyoming girl named Jean Johnson in the early 20th.

Jean Johnson Joslin through the years

“Many of these photos were made in Jean's Kodak Signature camera. Jean was born in 1904 and grew up in Greeley Colorado. She graduated from Greeley High School in 1922. After normal school, she taught in one room schools in Wyoming.

Jean married Dwight Joslin in 1930, raised 3 children: Paul, Betty, and Dorothy (Dottie). She died in 1990 (Cheyenne, WY) at the age of 85.”

Jean Johnson 5 years old, 1908

Jean Johnson 8 yrs, 1911

Jean Johnson, circa 1918

Jean Johnson, circa 1918

Jean Johnson and friend, circa 1920s

Jean Johnson and her unknown cousin, circa 1920s

 Jean Johnson, circa 1920s

 Jean Johnson, circa 1920s

 Jean Johnson, circa 1920s

Ella, Mrs. Jones, Jean, circa 1922

 Jean and Edith, circa 1922

Ella Jones and Jean Johnson standing on fire plug, circa 1923

Jean and friends, 1923

 Jean Johnson and Ella Jones, 1923

Jean Johnson, 1923

Homestead Jean, 1924

 Jean and extended family, 1924

 Jean and friend in rose garden, 1924

Jean Johnson, 1924

Jean Johnson, 1924

Jean Johnson, 1924

Jean Johnson, 1924

Jean Johnson, 1924

Jean Johson, Florance Williams, and Elsie Dean, 1924

Jean with her Kodak camera, 1924

Johnson family, circa 1924

One room school house, teacher Jean Johnson, circa 1924

Silly girls, 1924

 Water wheel and Jean, Cassa, Wyoming, 1924

Wyoming farm family children and Jean Johnson, teacher (far right), circa 1924

Girls on Cecil's bumper, circa 1925

Jean and her friend, circa 1925

 Jean Johnson and Ella Jones, circa 1925

 Jean Johnson and Ella Jones, circa 1925

 Jean Johnson and Ella Jones, circa 1925

Jean Johnson, Cecil, and Ella Jones, circa 1925

Jean Johnson, circa 1925

Jean Johnson, circa 1925

Elsie and Jean, 1926

 Elsie Dean, Jean Johnson, Florence Williams, and Jack, 1926

 Jean and Ella, 1926

 Jean Johnson and Ella Jones, 1926

Jean Johnson with New Model T Ford, 1926

 Ella Jones and Jean Johnson (these girls were close friends for life), 1927

Jean and Ella, 1927

 Jean Johnson at Register Rock, Wyo., 1927

Jean Johnson, 1929

Jean Johnson, 1929

 Betty, Jean, Dwight, Dorothy, Mrs. Bonnet, 1946

Jean Joslin, 1955





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