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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • JAVA NIGHT-LIMITED, c. 1930s

Snowy Honey Grove

Snowy Honey Grove

The rest of "downtown" Honey Grove, Pennsylvania, as seen from the vantage point of the gas pump at the front of my grandfather's store. Early 1950s. View full size.

Snowy Honey Grove

Snowy Honey Grove

"Downtown" Honey Grove, Pennsylvania shivers on a snowy day, pre-1952. My grandfather's grocery was apparently getting a delivery. View full size.

Fresno Fulton Mall: 1967

Fresno Fulton Mall: 1967

Our 1967 vacation first took us to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks; then on the way to Yosemite we went through Fresno, where I took this Kodachrome slide of the Fulton Mall three years after its opening. Pedestrianizing Fulton Street, with designs by architect Victor Gruen and landscape architect Garrett Eckbo, was a major part of Fresno's urban renewal program of the 1960s. Ironically, now that the big chain stores seen in my slide are long gone, the city's plan to revitalize the area by re-introducing traffic onto Fulton Street is underway. View full size.

GM on the Beach: 1964

GM on the Beach: 1964

Another look at the fading Atlantic City from my grandfather's family trip in 1964. View full size.

Fountain of the Evening Star: 1940

Fountain of the Evening Star: 1940

Golden Gate International Exposition, Treasure Island, San Francisco, 1940. The The woman with the hat at the Fountain of the Evening Star by sculptor Ettore Cadorin. From a box of Kodachrome slides I found at a flea market. View full size.

Happy 2nd Birthday

Happy 2nd Birthday

Birthdays were always big around my house. My grandparents were great! View full size.

Grandpa and his Chevelle

Grandpa and his Chevelle

Out in Arizona ... or Utah ... someplace. Probably the early 70s. View full size.

 
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