FC 06 The Last Muster with Maureen Taylor
Following are some notes on items that were mentioned during the 27 September 2012 Fieldstone Common interview with photo detective Maureen Taylor, author of The Last Muster: Images of the Revolutionary War Generation and Fashionable Folks Hairstyles 1840-1900.
You can learn more about Maureen Taylor at her website and you can follow her on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.
Maureen has been writing the Photo Detective column for Family Tree Magazine since 2001.
Sources for example period photographs
Dressed for the Photographer by Joan Severa
Fashionable Folks Hairstyles 1840-1900 by Maureen Taylor
Fashionable Folks: Bonnets and Hats, 1840-1900 by Maureen Taylor
The Family Photo Detective by Maureen Taylor (to be published January 2013 by Family Tree Books)
Big Announcement Maureen made a big announcement during the interview. She revealed that, in conjunction with Verissima Productions, she will be making a documentary of the based on The Last Muster book. The documentary, which is currently in the fundraising stage, has its own website so that you can follow its progress.
Maureen also announced that volume two of The Last Muster will be published around June 2013.
Kent State University Press, the publisher of The Last Muster, donated two copies that were given as a door prizes. A big thank you to Kent State University Press for their generosity!