Echoes of singing women, no longer quite audible

“Historic American Buildings Survey, William F. Winter, Jr., Photographer 1920’s, IRONING ROOM, Gift of New York State Department of Education. – Shaker Church Family Sisters’ Workshop, Shaker Road, New Lebanon, Columbia County, NY.” Library of Congress, Post-processed for lightness and contrast.

Where time sleeps with shadow

Lester Jones, August 24, 1940, “FIRST FLOOR, STAIRHALL – Shaker Centre Family Dwelling House (Third), North side of Village Road, North of Route 68 & State Route 33, Shakertown, Mercer County, KY.” Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress, Post-processed for color and detail. Additional data about this series of photographs are at