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One Fine Day: 1951

One Fine Day: 1951

"Grace, Sally & Hubert -- 18 Sept 1951." The latest episode of Minnesota Kodachromes finds the Tuttles out enjoying a fine sunny day. View full size.

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I Earned Those Gray Hairs

Nice to see a lady not running to her colorist to hide the grey.

She wears those silver strands as a badge of honor for battles won and does not hide them in an attempt to appear younger.

Minnesota Wonderful!

This grouping of photos is extraordinary. And Sally is the star!
Thank you for finding and sharing these wonderful Mid-America, Mid-20th Century views of a more simple and less complicated time and place.

Lucky Dog

I get the feeling that Sally was well-loved in her lifetime, and quite possibly as spoiled as any dog can be. She was certainly included in the family's trips and activities. She even has quite the fashionable collar.

Also, I agree with fixj. I look forward to photos from this set more than any other at Shorpy, and that's saying a lot.

My Dog Sally

When I was a young man, we had a dog named Sally, and she too, was a Dalmatian.

I have to tell you it is like looking at her all over again.

Thank you Dave for posting this family, I feel as though I am a part of their journey through life too, and align myself with fixj, and feel connected through their Sally.

Over the Top

While my few short years following Shorpy have been outstanding, I cannot begin to tell you the pure joy the Minnesota Kodachromes have instilled. I feel as though I know these folks and almost consider them family on some level. While we, here at Shorpy are the beneficiaries of these photos, I will always wonder about the Tuttle family.

Dave, before the arguments begin . . .

Can you maybe take this slide from its mount, examine the sprocket-hole portion of the film, and please let us know who's wearing shoes?

Thanks as always!

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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