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Telephone Rockfish: 1928
... gift cards for exceptional performance. We stopped giving fish back in the '60s. It's no mystery It's the first "Take your ... done. "Pass the bass" Recognized that fish as a striped bass and learned from Shorpy that it indeed falls under the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 10:10am -

Telephone Rockfish: 1928

Cereal Shiller: 1952
... actor, often played a snooty yet kindly butler. He had a fish and chips business for a while. Fish & Chips! Looks like Arthur Treacher to me. Arthur Treacher ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/08/2013 - 12:23pm -

Cereal Shiller: 1952

Stuyvesant Dock Terminal: 1900
... Freighters Total Tonnage: 239,720 Honoring Mr. Fish The Stuyvesant Dock Terminal was named for Stuyvesant Fish (1851-1923), President of the Illinois Central Railroad, presumably ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 4:01pm -

Stuyvesant Dock Terminal: 1900

Big Fish: 1949
My mother, Helen Freeman, and my cousin Bob in 1949 at the family cottage, Gloucester Pool, Ontario near Port Severn. View full size. (ShorpyBlog, Member Gallery) ... 
 
Posted by pammydale - 02/08/2013 - 8:48pm -

Big Fish: 1949

The Swingers: 1909
April 2, 1909. "Playground at Hamilton Fish Park." New York, New York -- it's a toddler town. 5x7 inch glass negative, ... a swing like that, or plans for making them! Famous Fish Folks Hamilton Fish (1808 - 1893) had a long political career as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/02/2014 - 2:33pm -

The Swingers: 1909

What's Going On Here?
... baskets. Maybe off the Georgia coast?? Circa 1890's?? Fish Net They're weaving a huge fish net starting from right and going towards left - having water making it ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/19/2011 - 11:10pm -

What's Going On Here?

Police Raid: 1925
... Couldn't even do that in a movie house. Saturday nite fish fry When I look at this picture, I can't help but hear Louis Jordan and his orchestra singing about the fish fry getting raided! Old D. C. I've always heard that Washington was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 11:19pm -

Police Raid: 1925

Lake of the Woods: 1952
... diagonally. His mom must love him. Teach a man to fish He looks like a guide who knew more than where to find fish. Wonderful keepsake this is of a time and place, and a kind of ... 
 
Posted by SynapticCleft - 09/19/2011 - 8:34pm -

Lake of the Woods: 1952

The Wallflowers: 1943
... boys in the armed forces, six children altogether. He is a fish skinner in the Gorton-Pew fishery." Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War ... with her in front of a farmhouse? Please, no more fish Writing as one who has "skinned" few to no fish and based on appearance ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/21/2014 - 4:40pm -

The Wallflowers: 1943

Modern Family: 1914
... heads ... and speaking of heads, there appears to be a fish hanging off of Mr. Dickey's. Mrs. Dickey's pupils are dilated to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/22/2020 - 10:24am -

Modern Family: 1914

Super Giant: 1964
... counter. One Dill, one Half-Sour. Good pickles, and great fish. The fish department has always been a source of pride for Giant. Of course this was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/22/2008 - 6:35am -

Super Giant: 1964

Bombs Away: 1929
... mounted above the inside door handles A lead fish Tobacconist has nailed it. This is not the C.F. Jenkins invention ... suspend a wire under the plane with a lead weight, 'a lead fish' attached to the free end thereof to hold it steady, and as nearly ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/10/2014 - 6:46am -

Bombs Away: 1929

Two Men and a Musky
Detroit circa 1902. "A muskelunge (fish)." Who wants pike? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing ... even hats. All to show off a big and potentially stinky fish! What The Well dressed angler should always wear. Look sharp and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/23/2014 - 4:58pm -

Two Men and a Musky

Orders Neatly Boxed: 1940
... nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size. Fish & Chips in Newspaper When I lived in England in 1972 fish and chips were sold wrapped in newspaper. By the time you got to the last ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/26/2012 - 9:39pm -

Orders Neatly Boxed: 1940

Armless Orphan: 1922
... glass negative. View full size. You never saw a fish with arms, did you? Found a cropped version of the photo Jenniearcheo ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/09/2018 - 4:39pm -

Armless Orphan: 1922

Networking: 1905
... Detroit Publishing Company. View full size. Mr. Fish Sticks He looks like the guy on the package. Trust him It's the ... imagine this photo being used on a label for "Fisherman's Fish Oil" or colorized and hung in many fish n' chips restaurants. Having grown ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 12:36pm -

Networking: 1905

Eatmore Oleo: 1940
... the Fridays of Lent. Of course, I try to eat as much fish as I can, and 2 tall cans of fancy pink salmon for just over a quarter? I'm there! Love the Folger's coffee tins. Fish sticks on Friday Growing up in the 60s, I always tried to memorize the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 10:32am -

Eatmore Oleo: 1940

Come Fly With Me: 1952
... Airport, Jamaica 20, N.Y." View full size. Fish got to swim, birds got to fly Ava is buried at Sunset Memorial Park in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/26/2019 - 6:12pm -

Come Fly With Me: 1952

Old-School Barbecue: Planked Shad
... which were more flavorful and less bony. Smoked Fish Depoe Bay Oregon has a BBQ like this one every year. September I ... 1908 ... The shad is very prolific. Single fish have been known to yield from 60,000 to 156,000 eggs, though the usual ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/29/2012 - 7:42pm -

Old-School Barbecue: Planked Shad

Gulf Service: 1939
... Love to see how it is engineered. Wheelan's Fish Grill is Gone That entire block is now vacant. In 1935 Wheelan's was ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/25/2019 - 6:45pm -

Gulf Service: 1939

Crystal Motors: 1950
... photos of the "Crystal Motors" car dealership. Stuffed fish and tricky lighting I see someone's collection of large trophy fish hanging on the wall of the far showroom. There's a light stand or ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/30/2013 - 3:31pm -

Crystal Motors: 1950

Fulton Street: 1943
June 1943. Vendor at the Fulton Fish Market in New York City. View full size. Photograph by the legendary ... Parks, back when he was just starting out. Fulton Fish Market..... What a great shot, hard to believe there's a war on..... ... in 47, and on occasion, my dad would take me to the Fulton Fish market. To buy fresh seafood, no doubt, but all I can remember is the God ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 8:33pm -

Fulton Street: 1943

Zero Tolerance: 1920
... today, I've been feeling kind of dopey lately". Dopey fish What was the ultimate disposal? Dumped in the Potomac? Can't ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/17/2014 - 11:30pm -

Zero Tolerance: 1920

Substation K: 1921
... know he designed tires for Firestone ! Best smoked fish in town Henry's grocery store (on the right) survived into the 50s. My ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 7:01pm -

Substation K: 1921

Buffalo Dredging: 1905
... the '60s (long after this picture was taken) we boys would fish from this breakwall. The local rowing club would practice in the canal as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/10/2021 - 4:02pm -

Buffalo Dredging: 1905

Sea Water Baths: 1904
... left side -- very stressful. "Do you know what fish do in that stuff?" Despite W.C. Fields' ostensible dislike of good ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2018 - 11:40am -

Sea Water Baths: 1904

Rockaway Bungalows: 1910
... Mrs. Herman, would let my Dad come before the season to fish. The last time I was there was about 36 years ago. It was so sad to see ... closed for the summer. We would stop at Weiss's for fish and chips, then drive over the old Cross Bay Boulevard bridge and see the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/04/2012 - 3:56am -

Rockaway Bungalows: 1910

Broom & Board: 1910
... Fuller: This is ghastly. The detail at the top resembles fish bones. The geometric shapes beneath the windows are weird too. And those ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/03/2021 - 12:34pm -

Broom & Board: 1910

Dad: 1967
... PA, in 1967 by my grandfather. View full size. Fish Smiling That's a great shot. It looks like the fish is smiling for the camera before he kicks the bucket. (ShorpyBlog, ... 
 
Posted by NateMo - 07/07/2010 - 10:19am -

Dad: 1967

Byron: 1911
... for the relatives and for Joe Manning! Byron, the fish cutter: 1911 "He was extremely brilliant. If he had had money, he ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 10:57am -

Byron: 1911
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