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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I find your lack of faith disturbing.

Obviously from the 1970s. No other information provided. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Stone Mountain Grocery 1954

Aesthetically, a very good photograph. Focused, rich in tone and contrast. You don’t find many photographs that are this nice. If one looks closely, they will see a small baby doll between the fuel pumps. Found in a thrift market in Springdale, Arkansas. No information provided other than what can be seen on the front. One Dollar for 3.5 gallons of fuel! There seems to be a Stone Mountain “neighborhood” just east of Fayetteville that may have been a township type thing back in the day. Other than that, all that can be found with a search of the internet is – of course – Stone Mountain, Georgia. I’m sure there are hundreds of “Stone Mountains” throughout the country. The world may never know.

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Danger…Keep Out

This well behaved youngster takes their job seriously by guarding what looks to be a greenhouse or possibly a zoo exhibit with a double-barrel shotgun. “Fritz” won’t be stealing any of our state secrets as long as this whippersnapper has a say in the matter. I’m presuming this is somewhere around the 1940s. No other information is provided on the image. Found in a thrift store in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Children are creepy

Nothing is more unnerving than children in creepy masks. At first, I believed this to be Raggedy Ann masks but now I’ve been told they are Little Lulu masks. It is very unusual to find photographs this interesting in junk and thrift shops. One of my favorites. Look at those two-tone shoes. No information provided on the back. Date unknown. Found in a thrift store in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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