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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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Little League: 1962

Little League: 1962

1962 Little League in Upland, California. My dad is the manager on the right and I am next to the catcher. 7 Up was our team. View full size.

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Wonderful image of bygone times

At the time of this picture, I lived a few miles down the San Bernardino Freeway in West Covina. You probably recall all the really smoggy days in the San Gabriel Valley; even as late as the 1970s, schools cancelled P.E. due to smog alerts.

I wonder what became of these guys? Did any of these boys go on to a career in sports? I recall a close buddy from those days who only played sports because his Dad expected it.

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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