1512 "somewhere" street

Come Springtime, looks as if Granny needs to tend to the flower garden. My grandmother’s house had the same false brick, shingle type “siding” on it. No other information provided. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

How can you not like this?

Looks like kitty has determined that potted plant is now a litter box. Not a bad photograph considering direct flash and all. No other information provided. Date unknown. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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One of my favorites…

My limited knowledge of borders does allow me to say that Elko frames were in circulation between 1935 – 1945. This is a photograph that intrigues me. No other information provided. The marquee says “city”. I believe the word “Bureau” is on the side. And of course, the Budweiser sign on top. Odd, lonely and full of mystery. What a good photograph. Found in a thrift shop in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Sassy Mom!

Urban Dictonary describes the hair flip as “The act of flipping one’s hair over one’s shoulder to convey a dismissive sentiment, acknowledge a compliment, or assert one’s sassy nature”. What happened to the covered porch in America? It needs to make a revival. No other information provided. According to Lost Gallery, “This is called a “Deckled” edge print. This is dye cut stock paper for standard prints used by many photo shops in the fifties and sixties”. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Just a-doin’ my job, I’m The Highway Patrol.

Macon is a small town in upper northeast Missouri. Close attention shows the gentleman with the officer to have his hand on the patrolman’s gun. The car would likely make this a photograph from the 1930s. Didn’t find much online about the Swansson Drug Store other than this link to a bottle label from that era. Did you know that the famous Elko print was from a store in Kansas City, Missouri? In the 1967 film adaptation of Truman Capote’s In Cold Blood, the killers purchase a movie camera from an Elko Camera Store. This print was found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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