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Here we have some road construction taking place in an unknown Southern California town. This photo was taken in June 1960. Scanned from the Kodachrome slide. View full size.
Here we see Mr. Lange on the right in San Diego, probably near Cardiff. tterrace says, "Plymouth station wagon, somewhere between 1949-1952 model. Fabulous two-tone paint combo." 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.
Frankie's friends with their cars in front of the Club Slipper on Bourbon Street, July 29, 1948. Names of his friends were already on the photograph. He was my first cousin but quite a few years older, I did not know his friends then. This picture is in my possession. View full size.