Go tell it on the mountain

Found in a junk shop in Summers, Arkansas.

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November thrift finds

These are images from a box of slides labeled Newark Park, Moms & Mrs Crawford, Mothers Day, 1965, Trees In Roosevelt Park. Found in a thrift market in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

15 AUG 63
13 JUL 69
12 JUL 69
11 JUL 69

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August 1963

This image is from a box of slides labeled Newark Park, Moms & Mrs Crawford, Mothers Day, 1965, Trees In Roosevelt Park. But as the case usually goes, there are slides mixed in with this particular set dating prior to the label and probably not associated with the title. Looks to be from up north somewhere. Never spent much time up that way so maybe someone who sees this can give me an idea of where it might be. Found in a thrift market in Siloam Springs, 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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James Scott Memorial Fountain

Detroit, Michigan. The back has the date May 30, 1949 (*)sle. The asterisk is a tear and not legible but an educated guess would be Belle Isle (a Detroit City Park). Found in a thrift market in Prairie Grove, Arkansas.

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Indianapolis Municipal Airport

Located in Marion County, Indiana. According to internet sources, years of operation were 1930-1955. Looks to be late 1930s or early 1940s. No information provided on back. Found in a thrift shop in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Baptist Mission

Although I think a majority of people were descent folks and thought they were doing the right thing, it still breaks your heart to see images from the past where very powerful people wanted to erase the native peoples culture and roots. Never was much for religion myself. 35mm slide. 1960s. Found in a junk shop in Summers, Arkansas.

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Phillips 66

Reminds me of long-gone days as a child where I would pump gas, check oil and clean windshields at my old man’s gas station. Found in a thrift market in Springdale, Arkansas.

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It Never Rains In…Tustin, California?

The image is not skewed in any way. A poorly manufactured print, this happened on occasion in those days. I’m guessing with a certain degree of confidence this is 1930s. Here is the real mystery – What the words actually say on the back of the photograph. The second-to-last letter is defiantly an “o” but was this a grammar error on part of the author? The closest city, area or what-not found was Tustin, California. A real Scooby Doo mystery. Jeenkies! Found in a thrift shop in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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