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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Winter Wonderland

It won’t be long until Old Jack Frost makes an appearance. I’m hoping for a hard Winter here in Northwest Arkansas. The frilled edges and attire of the boy leads one to believe this was taken in the 1940s or early 1950s. But since there isn’t anything on the back of the photograph, it is only a guess. The object to the left looks like a very large flagpole? This group of photos are from up north somewhere. It never grows tiring looking at the houses from that era. Just beautiful. We need more steps and service porches today. Found in a thrift market in Lincoln, Arkansas.

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MAGDEBURG – IMO 5217036

If I’m not mistaken, this ship is the MS Magdeburg. This web page has some very good information on this vessel here. Looks as if it was a German cargo ship that was manufactured in 1952 and decommissioned in 1971? Ah, the internet. What an amazing thing. A 35mm slide, probably mid-to-late 1960s, found in a thrift store in Tontitown, Arkansas.

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Fashion Sense

One of the more impressive images I’ve obtain. Just guessing, but it would not be a stretch to say this dress is a cultural symbol of her heritage. A stunning embroidered coat/dress that shows the craftsmanship of it’s day. Suitable dress for a prim and proper lady. Date is unknown but it appears older than most. No information was provided on this photograph. Found in a thrift shop in Tontitown, Arkansas.

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Current events

A very well dressed young man catches up on all the daily news by relaxing in his favorite chair with the newspaper. How times have changed. No information provided on back. Date unknown. Found in a thrift store in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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Unknown Tunnel

I tried to enhance the image and make out the wording above the tunnels but was not successful. Any ideas? Leave a comment. No information provided on the back of the image. Probably 1960s. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Dodge, Dad and Son

I’m not sure what model of the car it is but it’s a Dodge. If you have any ideas, please leave a comment. No information provided. Probably early to mid 1960s. Found in a thrift store in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

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Lady and Dog

1950s or early 1960s. No information on back. This was part of a large collection of a family found in a thrift store at Eureka Springs in late 2018. Gotta love that hair. This lady had quite a few pets.

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Tygard Tripp 4H

Probably early-to-mid 1960s. Color Slide. This appears to be an image from the small town of Butler, Missouri. The signs on the parade float say Tygard Tripp 4H. Tygard and Tripp are found on Google Maps as former schools? Found in a thrift store in Tontitown, Arkansas.

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