I love black and white photography! It stands the test of time and doesn’t fade or distort like color photos do. On a trip to Fairhope, Alabama I took a picture of this black and white photo of my father and his two siblings hanging on the wall at my aunt’s home. “There was a time”, my dad said, “that it was very important to get photos of children because so many died before reaching adulthood.” In my travels through the west I’ve seen photos on the walls of historic hotels and museums of children. Sometimes they are dressed up infancy costumes with props. These type of photos cost the parents dearly but when you live in an age and time where children die young it was worth the investment. Whenever I travel I am keenly interested in hotels and restaurants that display similar black and white photos of an era long passed. Wouldn’t you agree these photos have much to share even after many decades have passed? What are your favorite old time black and white photos from your travels?