A couple seated in a living room looks out a window at skiers on lawn in Duluth, Minnesota, September 1949.
Photograph by Frank Hege, National Geographic
American tourists on street in Tijuana, Mexico, June, 1964, by Harry Crosby
From the Harry Crosby Collection
Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz, self-taught scholar and poet, passed away 318 years ago.
She was born in San Miguel Nepantla, near Mexico City. She was the illegitimate child of a Spanish Captain, Pedro Manuel de Asbaje, and a Criollo woman, Isabel Ramírez. Her father, according to all accounts, was absent from her life. She was baptized 2 December 1651 and described on the baptismal rolls as “a daughter of the Church”. She was raised in Amecameca, where her maternal grandfather owned a hacienda… (more)
The Gif Connoisseur #249