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Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.

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Junior Gardener: 1952

Junior Gardener: 1952

"Linda May 1952." She's in her Junior Gardener overalls, and spring is in the air. Another of these 35mm Kodachromes that I found on eBay. View full size.

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Simple Beauty!

You can almost smell the scent of the grass, wafting on the cool crisp air! I'll wager to say this was taken in the morning. Reminds me of being a kid, and that there's nothing better!

Absolutely lovely

It looks like a painting.Composition,colors,you name it.Interesting that all these slide collections are for sale! It makes one think of who these folks are(or were)and what became of them. Thank,Dave,for posting these.

Naturally Curly

Or a Toni home permanent?

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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