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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • TAKE ALONG A BOOK, c. 1910

Long Shorts

Long Shorts

Another from my collection. They look like they are on a camping vacation. View full size.

Killer Cereals: 1979

Killer Cereals: 1979

This was 1979, vacation at Myrtle Beach with my college friend Doug. View full size.

Easter Morning

Easter Morning

My Brother and me discovering our Easter baskets, early 1960s. I was a bit excited there. View full size.

Bugeye Sprite: 1965

Bugeye Sprite: 1965

Dad and me in another one of his cool cars, 1965ish. He would buy one and fix what was wrong; some kept breaking a lot, but he enjoyed working on stuff. View full size.

Kids in the Porsche

Kids in the Porsche

Hanging out in Dad's Porsche, pretending we're going somewhere. That was his car to drive everyday to work, to the store, everywhere, even in the snow. I think Mom got a Plymouth Valiant or something like that. Probably around 1965-6 in Ohio. View full size.

Those 70s Kids

Those 70s Kids

My siblings, about 1975. Picture taken in our front yard in Ohio. View full size.

Dad and the Honda

Dad and the Honda

It must have been cold, he's all bundled up. I think that bike was a 71 Honda CL175 Scrambler. Around 1973 or 74 in Akron, Ohio. View full size.

 
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