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Too Much Rain 1938

Too Much Rain 1938

Big River, between Hematite and Victoria, Jefferson Country. Missouri. Stayed out of its banks too long, and roadbed failure followed. Local photographer sold these pictures to locals. "June 10, 1938" stamped on the back.

Jessup's Station

Jessup's Station

St. Clair, MO, late 1930s. This quaint little sandstone-covered gas station was enlarged in the late '40s, and later razed, replaced by a parking lot for the bank next door.

Rossland BC High School: 1935

Rossland BC High School: 1935

My Dad Lorne (bottom left) and my Uncle Ray (top right) with the rest of the baseball team from Rossland High School in Rossland BC Canada. I don't know what the trophy was for, but I do love the pinned on pennants they are all wearing. This would be about 1935.

Vroom, Vroom!

Vroom, Vroom!

My mother, Kay Black behind the wheel of the little red Mercury during her and George's 1954 multi-state honeymoon (South Dakota, Wyoming, Utah).

In the Clover: 1959

In the Clover: 1959

My brother, Bob and me exploring the wilds of the front yard, summer 1959 in Dayton, Ohio.

Honeymoon Mom: 1954

Honeymoon Mom: 1954

Picture of newlywed Kay Black taken by her husband, George, in April, 1954, probably in Wyoming.

My Father's Family: 1947

My Father's Family: 1947

My 3 year old father Robert is sitting on his father's lap. On the left my uncle Nick, 16, seated next to my grandmother Gilda. My grandparents were born in Constantinople (Turkey) and had emigrated to Toulon in the south of France in the 1940s.

The Painter and her Model: 1970

The Painter and her Model: 1970

My great-grandmother was an amateur painter. Photo taken in Toulon (South of France) in 1970.

My Mom: 1967

My Mom: 1967

My mother is 21 in this photo taken in Toulon (France) in the summer of 1967.

At Aperitif Time: 1952

At Aperitif Time: 1952

My grandparents lived in Le Havre (France) in 1952. Here they are happy to have an aperitif with a friend (the one who takes the photo). My grandmother Antoinette was born in Corsica in 1917. My grandfather Armand, who was born in Paris in 1921, was director of a cinema in Le Havre, a port city in the North of France.

My Father at 18: 1962

My Father at 18: 1962

My father Robert was born in Toulon (South of France). Here he is walking in a street in Toulon in 1962 looking like a movie actor.

Poor and Happy

Poor and Happy

Two of my uncles and maybe a cousin entertaining themselves in late 1950s in Hickman County, Tennessee. From a degrading slide that belonged to my father.

Back of Siamese Twins image

Back of Siamese Twins image

Date unknown. Back side of this image.

Siamese Twins or Darkroom Magic

Siamese Twins or Darkroom Magic

Date Unknown. Purchased on eBay 10-15 years ago. Back is advertisement for photographer in Colorado.

Children with Ropes and Whip

Children with Ropes and Whip

Date unknown. Purchased on eBay 10-15 years ago. Not a postcard, there is nothing on the back.

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