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Vintage photos of:
My dad shares the comics with my son James on a spring Sunday morning in 1971 in Mom and Dad's home in Chatham, New Jersey. View full size.
This is my mom and dad just after their marriage in 1941, taken at their close friends' home in Thorold, Ontario, located on a lane up a hill behind the post office on Main Street. Dad's first car which he had just purchased is that 1937 Chevy. View full size.
Dad set up this shot at my 7th birthday party in the fall of 1957, with all of my attending friends in the shot. There were hot dogs, hamburgers and birthday cake, but no "loot bags." View full size.
"Grandpa" Hayford and crew constructing what is now called the "Hayford Flume" in 1892 near Secret Town in Placer County, California. Hayford was 90 years old when this photograph was taken. This image is from our collections at the Placer County Museums. View full size.
Rev. Penn Arthur, Bedford, Virginia. View full size.
James Vincent Campbell and family (Maynard, James, and Mollie). Photo taken in Russell County, Virginia, circa 1924. Can anyone identify the car? View full size.
Photo of William Bertron Campbell, circa 1919. Photo taken in Russell County, Virginia. Can anyone identify the car? View full size.