Throwback Thursday: Voting and elections

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s venture into what elections were like in history. From polling booths to campaign fever to old-school cartooning, dig into these picks available in the photographic archives from The Commons.

Throwback Thursday: Childhood

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore photography of childhood moments, featuring scenes from the 1920s to 1969 and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.

Throwback Thursday: Gardens

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore gardens seen in the past, led by a Japanese flower garden in the 1890s and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.

Throwback Thursday: Portraits

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore the many faces of people of the past (1854 to 1946), featuring the serious expressions to awkward gazes to genuine smiles, and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.

Throwback Thursday: What a view

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s take in the scenery in chronological order (1865 to 1947), starting with an exceptional city overlook in India to a vista point from an Australian park, and more offered in the photographic archives from The Commons.

Throwback Thursday: Homes

In this week’s throwback journey, let’s explore the housing of the past: the 1930s Sonneveld House of The Netherlands, a Norwegian farmhouse, a Native American hut, company houses in Canada’s clear-cutting operations, and more offered in the archives from The Commons.