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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • DIVING FOR SUCCESS, 1929

Mad Hatters: 1965

Mad Hatters: 1965

Mad Hat party get together by the ladies of the Sierra Vista, Fort Huachuca, Arizona Beta Phi Sorority. A 1965 photo by Jay's Photo, Sierra Vista, Arizona. View full size.

Lensmen: 1952

Lensmen: 1952

Detroit Edison Photographic Department at Christmas 1952. Some of the best photographers in Detroit. Each photographer was an expert, be it out in the field or in the darkroom. As a want-to-be photographer I learned about all aspects of photography among the best who served in World War 2 as photographers. View full size.

Steamer Greater Detroit: 1952

Steamer Greater Detroit: 1952

Detroit Waterfront 1952 taken by Skegoi. View full size.

An Arizona Experience: 1962

An Arizona Experience: 1962

An Arizona experience near Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1962. Photo taken by Skegoi. View full size.

Beta Phi: 1965

Beta Phi: 1965

Twelve ladies from Sierra Vista and Fort Huachuca gather to form a new chapter of Beta Phi Sorority in this 1965 photo taken by Jay's Photo, Sierra Vista, Arizona. View full size.

Just Married: 1928

Just Married: 1928

Kokomo, Indiana, circa 1928. My grandparents, Arthur Loren Lear and his bride Mercedes (Loveless) Lear, shortly after they married in 1928. View full size.

Spring Festival: 1962

Spring Festival: 1962

Taken at the Spring Festival in Brenham, Texas. May 1962. You can just make out a Connally sticker in the back window of the pickup across the street. Kodachrome slide, taken by my dad. View full size.

 
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