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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • STOCKHOLM TRAVEL, 1936

Cars+Trucks

All Repairs Strictly Cash: 1925

All Repairs Strictly Cash: 1925

Rockville, Maryland, circa 1925. "Montgomery County Motor Co." Our sixth look behind the scenes at this car dealer. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

Dick and Barbara Clark: 1954

Dick and Barbara Clark: 1954

Our first stop at Santa Barbara on a drive to Cambria, California. 1954. View full size.

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1926

Butter Eggs Cheese: 1926

Washington, D.C., 1926. "Semmes Motor Co. National City Dairy truck." A dented Dodge. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

A Grand Day Out: 1910

A Grand Day Out: 1910

Toledo, Ohio, circa 1910. "Riverside Park and boat house." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

South Bend Bound: 1956

South Bend Bound: 1956

My parents' worldly goods, ready to move from Freeport, Illinois, to South Bend, Indiana. View full size.

The Worthy: 1908

The Worthy: 1908

Springfield, Massachusetts, circa 1908. "Worthy Hotel." Pictured during street-cleaning hour. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Moving to Florida: 1956

Moving to Florida: 1956

Taken at the end of December in Arlington, Virginia, as we hauled our belongings behind our 1950 Dodge, heading to our new home in West Palm Beach. Image is from a Kodachrome slide, taken by my grandfather. View full size.

 
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