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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • AUSTRIAN MOUNTAIN MUSIC, c 1930s

HMS Adamant and British submarines, 1946

HMS Adamant and British submarines, 1946

HMS Adamant and British submarines in Fremantle Harbour in Western Australia, 1946. View full size.

Meet the Badderses: 1965

Meet the Badderses: 1965

My grandparents Phyllis & John Badders and their 4 children. From L to R, Top: Susan, Jeffery, and Ginny (my mother). Bottom: Phyllis, Jack, and John. Unfortunately, my grandfather John passed away just a few years after this photo was taken, so I never had the pleasure of knowing him. He was very much loved, and continues to be missed by those he left behind. View full size.

Grandma and Aunt Irene

Grandma and Aunt Irene

My maternal grandmother Natalia Filipoff with my Aunt Irene in Innsbruck, Austria around 1943. They only lived there until the late 40's when they immigrated to Brazil. They were originally from southern Russia. View full size.

Riding at Daybreak: 1948

Riding at Daybreak: 1948

My 7-year-old sister Gail riding her horse through the streets of Geelong, Australia, on an early Sunday morning in 1948. She grew up to breed Australian Ponies. View full size.

Hollingsworth Family Portrait 1893

Hollingsworth Family Portrait 1893

This is a portrait of my great, great grandparents D.P. & Sarah Hollingsworth with their children Hester (standing on the right) and Richard (on the lap). Richard is my great grandfather. View full size.

1949 Aztec Hotel

1949 Aztec Hotel

My father and I are in the picture in front of the gas pump on the right in 1949 when I was five. The Aztec Hotel with its memorable soda fountain was about half way between Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario and Duluth, MN. The main highway is 61 and the turn off at the Aztec is Hwy 1. You would turn here to go to Ely, MN. This drive along Lake Superior is noted for its exquisite scenery. We traveled many times from Fort William to Duluth and Minneapolis on the Greyhound when I was a child. This place burned down many years ago but I remember it well as the Greyhound rest stop with the best cherry cokes around. View full size.

U.S. Subs in Fremantle 1946

U.S. Subs in Fremantle 1946

U.S. submarines with mother ship, Fremantle Harbour (Western Australia), 1946. View full size

 
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