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.

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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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Fox Photo 1929

Guaranteed for life. December 1929. A history (Read here) of Fox Photo. Carl Newton began what by 1920 was the largest mail order photofinishing business in the world after purchasing the company from Arthur C. Fox of San Antonio, Texas. Found in a thrift shop in Springdale, 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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