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Iron Bowl: 1965

Iron Bowl: 1965

November 27, 1965. "Iron Bowl -- Alabama vs. Auburn." The Tide swamped the Tigers 30-3 at Legion Field in Birmingham. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Arizona Motel: 1942

Arizona Motel: 1942

February 1942. "Tourist court. Phoenix, Arizona." An early example of Desert Neon Noir. Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Hoes Before Bros: 1942

Hoes Before Bros: 1942

February 1942. "Eleven Mile Corner, Arizona. FSA farmworkers' community. Boys learning to garden in the vocational training class. This is vocational training as provided for in the Smith-Hughes bill." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Ham Dad: 1960

Ham Dad: 1960

From Columbus, Georgia, around 1960 comes this News Archive photo of an amateur radio operator and his assistant, "Shortwave" Sally. 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.

 

Christmas in Columbus: 1955

Christmas in Columbus: 1955

December 1955. Columbus, Georgia. "Christmas decorations on Broadway." 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Glass Princess: 1916

Glass Princess: 1916

My mother's older sister Mary in a glass plate negative taken about 1916 in the family home in San Francisco. She's also been seen on Shorpy here in the same room and with her Model T Roadster here. Mary's was a short life; she died from tuberculosis in 1922. View full size.

Belles of the Balls: 1962

Belles of the Balls: 1962

From circa 1962 comes this News Archive photo of two lady bowlers who look like they're ready to hit the nearest lanes and bust out some sick back-alley moves! View full size.

 

The E-Team: 1960

The E-Team: 1960

Columbus, Georgia, circa 1960. Eufaula (Alabama) at Columbus. It looks to have been a good night for the Tigers. 4x5 acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Rocket Headquarters: 1954

Rocket Headquarters: 1954

The Rucker Oldsmobile used car lot in Columbus, Georgia, presents this shiny Ford Crestline convertible (low miles, California car) for your consideration, if a Rucker Rocket is not your thing. 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Canceled: 1953

Canceled: 1953

Here we are in circa 1953 Chicago with a Post Office employee under arrest. Do Not Fold, Spindle or Mutilate, or else! 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Night Moves: 1962

Night Moves: 1962

Friday Night Lights circa 1962. A high school football game from the News Photo Archive. Location: somewhere around the 40-yard line. 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.

 

Where the Boys Are: 1953

Where the Boys Are: 1953

From the News Photo Archive comes this circa 1953 tableau of chlorinated Baby Boomers. No horseplay, running or girls allowed! 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.

 

Safety Tested: 1958

Safety Tested: 1958

        At Rucker Oldsmobile in Columbus, Georgia.

From around 1958 comes this News Archive photo of a "Safety Tested" used Oldsmobile -- a two-tone 1956 Ninety-Eight De Luxe Holiday Coupé, to be specific. Low miles, only driven to church, never smoked in, must see to appreciate! 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.

 

Back on Track: 1957

Back on Track: 1957

From around 1957 comes this News Archive photo of a switching locomotive getting extricated from a slight mishap just outside the Associated Metals Richmond Branch, which would put it in the Bay Area north of Oakland. Okay, kids, who left that penny on the track?? View full size.

 

Wrapped in Plastic: 1966

Wrapped in Plastic: 1966

Columbus, Georgia, circa 1966. The young lady last glimpsed here, one step farther along on the Road to Beautiful. Acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

 
 
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