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Vintage photos of:
Early 1960's in Crown Point, Indiana. View full size.
My dad around 1948, Valparaiso, Indiana. View full size.
Kodachrome slide. Grandma and Grandpa in Valparaiso, Indiana, around 1948. View full size.