Photos of this week’s Throwback Thursday range from 1938 to 1976 and come from Canada, England and Punjab. If you have vintage photos of Sikh women, we’d love to post them! Share them with us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Enjoy!
1946. On the Mission Farm in Toronto, this Sikh girl lends a hand with the calves. Photo by Toronto Star Archives. Toronto Star via Getty Images.
1938. Sikh women at divan in England. Photo by John Phillips/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.
1974. Hari Kaur willingly exchanged the comforts of her previous home for life of dedication and prayer in the House of Guru Ram Das, 1072 Josephine St, Denver, CO. Photo By Bill Peters, The Denver Post via Getty Images.
1946. Amritsar, Punjab. A Sikh mother holds her child who is drinking water from her hand after she has bathed her feet & his in the stone bath at the entrance of Harmindar Sahib (Golden Temple). Photo by Margaret Bourke-White. The LIFE Picture Collection. Getty Images.
1969. Toronto Gurdwara. Photo by Dave Norris. Toronto Star. Getty Images.
1946. Canadian born Sikh girls fix each other’s hair outside the Gurdwara in Vancouver. Photo by Toronto Star Archives. Toronto Star via Getty Images.
1976. Here, outside the Shromani Sikh Society Gurdwara on Pape Ave in Toronto, are some of its 2,000 Sikh members.
Photo by Colin McConnell. Toronto Star via Getty Images.
1969. A woman mathateks at a Toronto Gurdwara. Photo by Dave Norris. Toronto Star via Getty Images.