Children's Museum, Hunting for Rose Bugs, 1890-1915

Chandler, Jenny Young, 1865-19221890/1915

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

In 1890, Jenny Young Chandler, 25 years old and recently widowed, began working for the New York Herald. As a photojournalist and feature writer, Chandler captured life in Brooklyn, New York and vicinity. By 1922, the time of her death, she had produced over 800 glass plate negatives. Her sensitive, insightful photographs depict people from all walks of life and the world in which they lived.


  • Title: Children's Museum, Hunting for Rose Bugs, 1890-1915
  • Creator: Chandler, Jenny Young, 1865-1922
  • Date: 1890/1915
  • Location: United States, New York state, New York City, Brooklyn
  • Subject Keywords: Brooklyn Children's Museum, Children, Children's museums, Negatives (Photographic), Glass negatives, Photographs
  • Type: Photographs
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Negative (Photographic)
  • Object ID: 32.351.130
  • Image ID: THF38130
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Betty R. K. Pierce.

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