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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • THE PORT OF NEW YORK, c 1878

French beauties

French beauties

My grandfather (standing far left) and friends in France during WWI posing with some of the local French beauties. View full size.

Me: 1967

Me: 1967

The caption, if there was one, would be here. View full size.

Dad Miller

Dad Miller

Another of my Father's Kodachromes, this a portrait of his father, Steve Miller. (We've shared that name for at least 6 generations now... and he also had a sister named Stefanie. Go figure.) Probably about 1945. View full size.

Steve Miller
Someplace near the crossroads of America

Day at the beach

Day at the beach

Continuing the archeological excavation of my father's slides, we find ourselves soaking wet, and in the company of a group which may include some of the youth group seen recently (http://www.shorpy.com/node/6042). Guess Dad's behind the camera, but that's his father, Steve, wearing the blue stripped tie. His mother, Elsie, is two to the right (green dress); her sister, Marcella Anna Peiser is in the dark blue dress. Between the two sisters is Aunt* Luna Depp (tentative identification); Her husband, Pete, is bottom left (dark trunks). Kodachrome, Kodak Retina, likely late '30s, vicinity of Newark, NJ, possibly Cherry Beach on the north shore of Long Island. View full size.

*actual relationship not determined.

Steve Miller
High and dry someplace near the crossroads of America

Cross-eyed kids

Cross-eyed kids

Another from my paternal grandmother's collection. Unknown which family members they are but both kids appear to be cross-eyed. Baby doesn't seem to mind though and mom is still proud. View full size.

Float in a Boat: 1961

Float in a Boat: 1961

Uncle Roger, cousin Deanna and Aunt Susan taking a dip the pool. Likely taken in 1961. View full size.

Great-Grandparents Webb

Great-Grandparents Webb

My paternal grandmother's parents Grant and Catherine Webb, sometime during the late 1950's in Los Angeles. View full size.

 
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