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By Susan R. McLain

Harvey L. Boston opened the Boston Studio in downtown David urban in 1893. for roughly the subsequent 35 years, Boston for my part recorded the folk and locations of Butler County utilizing images. Boston had an eye fixed for element, and during his images, one is ready to check up on and take pleasure in the garments of the early years of the twentieth century: from daily kinds to formal and big day costumes. The Boston Studio was once opened towards the top of what used to be often called the Victorian period, a time whilst how a girl and participants of her family members dressed used to be a mirrored image of the family�s prosperity. This cognizance to element is particularly obvious within the photos taken through Boston. a number of the models worn by way of Butler County citizens supply a wealth of knowledge a few person�s lifestyles, even if information regarding that individual isn't differently identified. whereas as soon as nearly misplaced to historical past, the Boston Studio selection of nearly 60,000 negatives has now been preserved and is on the market for the general public to back relish for its historical price. The greater than two hundred Boston pictures rigorously chosen for this publication display what lifestyles was once like in Butler County among 1900 and 1920 and have a cross-sampling of the folks, either renowned and nameless, who have been accountable for influencing the early heritage of Butler County.

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