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July 10, 2020

35 Beautiful Photos Capture Portrait of a Californian Teenage Girl in the 1920s

A set of beautiful photos from Derek Wood that shows portrait of his grandmother named Hildur Richardson as teenager in the 1920s.

Hildur on the right and friends at beach, circa 1924

A penciled note beneath says, “owned canoe”. (From left) Corinne, Phyllis, Jean, and Hildur Richardson, circa 1920

Hildur holding a hat, circa 1921

Portrait of a teenager Hildur, circa 1921

Catalina girls, circa 1922

A penciled note says, “Balboa”, circa 1923

Hildur and friends with umbrella, circa 1924

Hildur at Avalon, circa 1924

Hildur by the water, circa 1924

Hildur in a straw hat, circa 1924

Hildur in pleated skirt, circa 1924

Hildur is on the left and friends at beach, circa 1924

Hildur on a seawall, circa 1924

Hildur on the beach, circa 1924

Hildur standing in the back yard of the Richardson home in San Gabriel, circa 1924

Hildur with a Japanese parasol, circa 1924

My grandmother is on the right, the girl on the left may be her cousin Corrine Richardson. Hildur and Corrine were both in the class of 1925 at Alhambra High School, circa 1924

A caption says, “Beach house on Balboa Island”, circa 1925

A penciled note says, “Kids Day at high school”, circa 1925

Hildur by fence in gypsy costume, circa 1925

Hildur facing the camera in gypsy costume, circa 1925

Hildur is on the right, fairly washed out and three friends, circa 1925

Hildur is second from the front and friends, circa 1925

Hildur on a rock, circa 1925

Hildur Richardson, portrait by Edgar Bowman, circa 1925

Hildur standing in gypsy costume, circa 1925

Hildur standing on a seawall, circa 1925

Penciled notes say, “San Gabriel,” and “Hildur as gypsy”, circa 1925

Portrait of Hildur Richardson by Edgar Bowman of South Pasadena match her hair and attire from her photo in her senior yearbook of Alhambra High School, where she was in the class of 1925

Portrait of Hildur Richardson by Edgar Bowman, circa 1925

Hildur stands in back, fourth from left and friends at Balboa, circa 1926

Lounging on the beach. Hildur is in front, third from right, circa 1926

Hildur Richardson in about 1927

On the back of this photo is written, “Extra – S-3049 Richardson, Hildur”, circa 1928

A caption says, “Beach house on Balboa Island”. Hildur stands on the far right, holding a folded umbrella with tennis court group, circa 1920s


4 comments:

  1. thanks...love these...looks very much like today, except in black and white...great perspective...

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    1. Where do you live that looks like that today? I smell a shill poster.

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  2. These are wonderful! Thanks for sharing.

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