Photograph by Clara Middleton, ca. 1897. Madison, Wisconsin. Source: Wisconsin Historical Society.
Forest Middleton, wearing a dress and a large bow in his hair, watches his dog standing on a chair. The dog is wearing a dress, sweater, and stocking cap with tassel.
Des Moines, Iowa High School Teen Agers. George Skadding, 1947. Source: LIFE Photo Archive.
Hopeful starlets, Los Angeles, 1946. Photograph by Bob Landry for LIFE. Via Retronaut.
George Skadding, Pet Python, 1950. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.