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Vintage photos of:
Slides, mostly Kodachromes, snagged on eBay. Plus the odd Ektachrome, Anscochrome or black-and-white snapshot.
Kodachrome slides taken mostly in Maryland, featuring Kermy and his sister Janet.
21 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Fri, 12/25/2015 - 8:18pm
Slides found on eBay and in thrift shops.
11 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Tue, 07/30/2013 - 10:13am
Another bunch of slides from eBay and thrift stores.
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Last updated: Sat, 02/23/2008 - 10:17am
Still more eBay and thrift-shop finds.
10 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Tue, 06/23/2009 - 5:04pm
35mm Kodachromes taken from around 1946 to 1957 featuring a girl named Linda. Purchased on eBay in January 2013.
36 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Sun, 05/04/2014 - 2:00pm
35mm slides found on eBay, June 2012. Most of them seem to have been taken around 1950 in Pinconning, Michigan.
18 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Sat, 09/21/2013 - 12:24pm
Kodachrome slides taken in 1951-52 by a family in Minnesota.
52 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Wed, 04/12/2017 - 1:02pm
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Last updated: Sun, 12/22/2013 - 1:36pm
A dozen 35mm Kodachromes circa 1956 from Southern California. Found on eBay and scanned by your webmaster in June 2012.
7 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Fri, 06/22/2012 - 5:47pm
Selections from a batch of 35mm red-border Kodachrome slides purchased on eBay, featuring a boy named Stephen.
3 photos in this gallery
Last updated: Sat, 01/30/2016 - 11:51am