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This is my mother-in-law. The picture is a bit smaller than wallet sized and looks like a one-off print from a photo booth (although with the background in the image I don't think that this came from a photo booth). My guess is that this was taken sometime in the late 1930s or early 1940s. I found the print wedged between the back seats of our car. It had apparently slipped out and gone hiding while we moved her household several months ago.
Did she give this to my father-in-law as he served in the Pacific Theatre? Was it a treat given to one of her sisters? I may never know its origin but the message was as welcome today as it was when the photo was taken. View full size.
This postcard was found amongst a bunch of family photos. Here we have my grandmother, my aunt (on the left) and my mother. Two brothers would come along later, after the family relocated to Venezuela. I'm not sure about the location of this photo, but it's probably in New York. Given my mom's age, I'd place this around 1952-1953. View full size.
I don't know who these three lasses are, possibly nieces of my grandparents on my dad's side. I found it in their old photo album. I thought it was a neat photo, they look a little surprised to have their photo taken. View full size.
Well, that is what I guess it is, but I'm likely wrong. Can anyone here in Shorpyland help? View full size.
Another shot of Avalon, Catalina Island, looking at the beach and into the town itself. It probably doesn't look much different today than it did 60-plus years ago. View full size.
Grandpa Frank on the left and two of his buddies after a long day of fishing. Watch out for the buoy ahead. View full size.
More from the Yosemite vacation, driving the ol' Ford thru the tree tunnel. I thought this was at a different park, but I guess this is/was in Yosemite. View full size.