Found Photo Friday finally returns with one of my favorite series of photos. These two images were taken on Thornwood Avenue in Wilmette, Illinois. You can see the houses across the street on Google Street View. The first photo, taken in the Fall of 1964, shows a woman and her daughter standing in drab weather,Continue reading “Found Photo Friday: Out With The Old…In With the New”
This week I present a jumbo batch of found photos from the Quad Cities of Illinois & Iowa Flood of 1965
Sinclair Dinoland was an exhibit at the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. Sinclair had used a brontosaurus as their mascot for years so it made perfect sense for them to have an exhibit featuring “LIFE-SIZE” dinosaurs. This particular item is a 16 page brochure with background on Sinclair and the dinosaurs that roamed the World’sContinue reading “The Exciting World of Dinosaurs at Sinclair Dinoland – New York World’s Fair 1964-65”
This week’s Found Photo Friday is the first of a series of images taken in the Quad Cities in Iowa during after the area was hit was a devastating flood.
Mailed from Minneapolis, Minnesota to Mrs. Doris Butler of East Dedham, Massachusetts on August 31, 1965: The road was rough maybe go home by train or bus. Dam planes anyway. I walked five miles in this terminal to get to the next plane. Love, Sue.