Camping 1955

Camping 1955, originally uploaded by candyruth.

Camping 1955

This is the trailer we had for many years of weekend and weeklong camping trips. As mentioned in the previous photo, my aunt and uncle had the same trailer and we often met at some campground or national park.
A couple of years later, Dad got a newer (’56) Buick that had the same 2-tone design as the trailer and had the trailer painted to match the car. It was a sight to behold. Then, in 1961, my parents sold the trailer so we could get new carpets in the bedrooms. An odd trade-up….(candyruth)

candyruth… this is such a great photo.. so classic… i am thrilled that you have shared it with us… thank you… it brings back a lot of memories… tiandra..

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The Business Man

The Business Man, originally uploaded by vintagephoto.

The Business Man

I really enjoy this one: Depicted is an obviously successful guy – just before The Depression (backside dated July 1929). I am really trying to figure out the roles each person played. The Boss can be clearly identified.

But who is the happy woman – like a servant – placed behind the hood of the car? An unusual pose. Is she his wife? Or indeed a servant ? Unlikely. When I look at her face, I see her contemplating I am not in front, but it is a good spot where life has put me in where I can enjoy prosperity from the second row.

Are the people on the left their children and spouses? Note how they are standing close to each other, while the arms of Mr.Boss have created more space for him. The woman on the left also stands out. Not only because of her size, but because her dress is much less fashionable than the other women. The most sexy girls are the ones close to Mr.Boss – that ultra-stylish hat from the 20’s, amazing!

I am wondering what finally happened to them in fall 1929? Could Mr Boss escape his economical fate and turned up even more successful after the stock market crash? Or did he have to sell his big house, his car and order his wife to get out behind her hiding space and join him to the West?

The car still remains to be identified – we should be thankful to the happy lady in the second row that she stepped behind so this task is now easier for us. Agree Jay El?
(vintagephoto)

Thank you vintagephoto for sharing this treasure with us.. tiandra…

….1945

1945, originally uploaded by LinBow.

1945

My father took the original picture, this is the best it gets as far as blurriness. Does anyone know what building this might be?…(LinBow)

(INFORMATION NEEDED)

LinBow has asked us if we might know anything about this photo…

what i can offer for now is this… it looks to be taken after the war in Germany… this i am not even sure of… but we will keep our eyes open for anything i find that might look like this LinBow… or maybe some one will drop into the blog who knows…

Thank you LinBow for sharing this special photo… tiandra..

A new set of radials!

A new set of radials!, originally uploaded by anyjazz65.

A new set of radials!

Leaving the Goodyear tire store. (upper right)

(anyjazz65)

I found this gem in anyjazz65’s photostream…. great click..!

i am not sure what make this beauty is.. but over time i am sure we will get a visit from somebody who knows….

Thank you anyjazz65 for sharing this treasure with us… tiandra…

São Paulo – Praça do Patriarca – c.1930

São Paulo – Praça do Patriarca – c.1930, originally uploaded by Meu Bairro Meu País.

I found this gem in the delightful photostream of Meu Bairro Meu País… love the whole feel of this one.. from the traffic to the buidlings and shdows… wow…

Thank you Meu Bairro Meu País .. for sharing this treasure with us.. tiandra…

…..Chevrolet Sedan – 1940?

Chevrolet Sedan – 1940?, originally uploaded by MR38.

wow… MR38.. this one is a beauty… i remember my father had a friend who had one of these back in the late 50’s… that’s why this one caught my eye… i see you are wanting to know a bit more info on this one… well i will blog it and maybe in 11 years from now we may get an answer.. you will have figured it out long before then… big smile..

Thank you MR38 for sharing this treasure… tiandra….