Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford

A decade ago I purchased a box of slides from an online auction. The photos, from the 50s-80s were taken by a semi-professional photographer named C.H Ford from Seattle, Washington. There are hundreds of fantastic photos from Seattle, Canada and places continental. For this Found (Ford) Photo Friday, I though it would be fun toContinue reading “Glimpses of Seattle by C.H. Ford”

New Year’s Eve, 1977/Happy New Year, 1978

Happy New Year, everyone. planning on really ramping up the posts again for 2021. This has been a trying year for everyone. Here’s hoping for a better year! Here are two found photos of someone watching the celebration from their living room TV (with a cameo from the Christmas tree).

Found Photo Friday: Memories of a Marvelous Evening at Club Bali

This week’s found photo takes us back to the 1940s in Miami, Florida. Club Bali was a Polynesian-themed nightclub located at Biscayne Boulevard and 8th St. The entertainment featured two live orchestras with three shows nightly. A souvenir photo could be purchased at the club as a memento of your visit in “Miami’s Most GlamorousContinue reading “Found Photo Friday: Memories of a Marvelous Evening at Club Bali”

Found Photo Friday: Out With The Old…In With the New

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”

Found Photo Friday: Elsie Bolcar

It’s the return of Found Photo Friday. This week features 11 slides in found back in 2009 of a woman named Elsie Bolcar from Haledon, New Jersey. I don’t know if these photos were shot for a contest or some other reason, but they show young Elsie in a variety of poses and outfits.

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