Pictured: Alonzo S. Thomas and Wife Annie, c.1907. “Old Bill - Our First Car. Year 1907. Built by Terry Stafford.” Image Courtesy of Kansas Memory. The Man Behind the Watch.
Pictured: The Santa Fe Watch Company Storefront at 821 Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas [Courtesy of Kansas Memory] During the early 1900s, the Santa Fe Watch Company became one of.
In the late 1890s, photography studios and jewelry supply companies capitalized on the growing trend of applying photographs to watch dials and cases. This novel feature was accomplished by a.
Pictured: Enamel Watch Dial Featuring Portrait Photograph, c.1891 In the 1890s, as photographic techniques were quickly advancing, the practice of placing portraits on enamel watch dials and case caps became.
For those of us currently missing baseball, here is a photograph of the Rockford Watch Company baseball team, c.1910. The team played in the Rockford Industrial Athletic League for many.
Years ago, I acquired a stereoscopic view of the National Watch Company factory (Elgin), originally photographed by Spencer Manley Adams around 1874. I recently came across a second Adams view.