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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.
My funny aunt Sophie (1956). View full size.
The LeMay Grocery, possibly in the late '40s or early '50s in Nashville. View full size.