Y is for Young Dogs

And to think I was stuck on letter Y for ages. These are the cutest of the puppy pictures from the early part of the 20th century.

Puppies  Which Will Some Day Pull Dog Sleds
ca. 1900 – 1923
Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Carpenter Collection
Strictly In It
October 31, 1903
Photoprint copyrighted by Brooks & Baird.
Courtesy of the Library of Congress
Doggies Pose
c 1935
Photograph by Leslie Jones
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection
Blizzard, the Pup in Antarctica
First Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
c. 1912
Photograph by Frank Hurley
courtesy of Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales

Sources of Photographs:

Puppies  Which Will Some Day Pull Dog Sleds,  Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection, LC-DIG-ppmsc-01573. No known restrictions on publication.

Strictly In It, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-86228. No known restrictions on publication.

Doggies Pose   via Boston Public Library’s photostream on Flickr.  © Leslie Jones. Licensed under Creative Commons 2.0: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives.

Blizzard, the Pup in Antarctica  via State Library of New South Wales Collection’s photostream on Flickr.   No known copyright restrictions.

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