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The VIPs

The VIPs

Not sure who these people are, the cruise ship has me guessing somewhere tropical that was a former British colony.

New York City

New York City

Taken on boat to Liberty Island, late 40s early 50s.

Birthday Party

Birthday Party

No background on this picture, part of my slide collection.

Grandma

Grandma

I don't know where she got these ideas from, it seems to run in that side of the family.

Brothers, Cousins and a Sister

Brothers, Cousins and a Sister

Hanging out in Tallmadge, Ohio, probably around 1969 or so.

Brothers, Cousins and a Sister II

Brothers, Cousins and a Sister II

Hanging out at Christmas time, probably 1971 or so.

This One is Mine

This One is Mine

My cousin Scott had it all planned out before anyone else.

The Tree House

The Tree House

My brother and the neighbors helping construct our custom tree house. Lumber was expensive back then but we were thrifty and got the job done under budget!

Snack Time

Snack Time

My brother feeding his bear. I guess this bear likes his meals through his nose for some odd reason.

The First Car I Bought: 1965

The First Car I Bought: 1965

A 1963 Ford convertible. 3-speed manual transmission with electric overdrive, 352-cubic inch engine. The paint was metallic teal, which doesn't show up well in this Ektachrome slide I developed in my folks' kitchen sink. Did thousands of those. This was taken at Meramec State Park, near Sullivan, MO, I think. Almost as soon as I bought this car, I got drafted, so the guy I bought it from took it off my hands & sold it again. He was a prince. This was in an age where, as they say, hearts were light and cars were heavy.

The Hare and the Tortoise: 1948

 The Hare and the Tortoise: 1948

My Mom, Caroline Holder's first summer job was here at the Children's section of the Bronx Zoo when she was 16. She is the first girl on the left in the middle row.

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).

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