These photos from the past will take you back to old Punjab and give you a glimpse into the lives of our ancestral Kaurs. The photos range from 76 years old to 139 years old! If you have vintage photos of Kaurs, we’d love to post them! Share them with us at info@kaurlife.org. Enjoy!  

1875. Amritsar. Sikh girls enrolled in a school run by the Church Missionary School. Source: G T 1588's Facebook page.
1875. Amritsar. Sikh girls enrolled in a school run by the Church Missionary School. Source: G T 1588’s Facebook page.
1890. A Sikh woman before her wedding. Source G T 1588 Facebook page.
1890. A Sikh woman before her wedding. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page.
1890. A Sikh grandmother, her daughter, and granddaughters. Source: Bonham's auction lot 306.
1890. A Sikh grandmother, her daughter, and granddaughters. Source: Bonham’s auction lot 306.
1900s. A Punjabi woman. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page.
1900s. A Punjabi woman. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page.
1905. A group of Punjabi women. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page
1905. A group of Punjabi women. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page 
Photo 2. 1906. Sikh women at Harmindar Sahib. Photo by Herbert G. Ponting. New York Sate Archives. http://gt1588.com/celebrating-sikh-women/
1906. Sikh women at Harmindar Sahib. Photo by Herbert G. Ponting. New York State Archives. Source: G T 1588.
1907. Sikh women at Harmindar Sahib. Source: G T Facebook page
1907. Sikh women at Harmindar Sahib. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page
1912. Jaat women of Punjab.
1912. Sikh women.
1938. A Sikh family picnicking. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page.
1938. A Sikh family picnicking. Source: G T 1588 Facebook page.

 

Many of these images come from the GT 1588 Initiative Facebook page. This initiative strives to bring to light the awe-inspiring history, traditions and teachings of the Sikhs.