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Friday, May 27, 2016

From my Old Friend Bill V.- Rare Old Pictures



 
  
 
Camping out in 1918.
 
 
 
Early Version of                                                American Gothic Photo                                                posted by: Dianne                                                Bowders My grandparents                                                pose in an early version                                                of American Gothic, with                                                a groundhog killed on                                                their Manchester Twp.                                                farm. Note: Photo taken                                                circa 1914, from our                                                family photo album.:
This couple pose in an early version of American Gothic, with a groundhog killed on their Manchester farm. It's dinner!
Note: Photo taken circa 1914, from a family photo album.
 
 
A.G. Wallihan,                                                photographer. Augusta                                                Wallihan Grocery                                                Shopping. Albumen print,                                                circa 1895. Standing                                                over one of her many                                                trophy mule deer,                                                subsistence-and-sport                                                huntress  Gusty                                                 Wallihan appears every                                                inch the frontier matron                                                with her dressy bonnet,                                                prairie-pattern                                                cartridge belt,                                                floral-embroidered                                                gauntlets, hunting                                                knife, and                                                Remington-Hepburn                                                rifle.:
Standing over one of her many trophy mule deer, subsistence-and-sport huntress “Gusty” Wallihan appears every inch the frontier matron with her dressy bonnet, prairie-pattern cartridge belt, floral-embroidered gauntlets, hunting knife, and Remington-Hepburn rifle.  1895
 
 
circa 1910. Check                                                out the baby riding                                                behind them:
At least this one won’t be quite as dangerous as the old single wheeled models.  Look in the trailer over the
back wheel.  They have their baby in there!
 
 
Changing street                                                lamps 1910's style.                                                "WOW":
This was the approved way to change the street lamps in 1910.  Cool!
 
Old Harley Davidson                                                police motorcycle and                                                mobile booking center.                                                 &Awesome.:
A single Paddy Wagon.  Never knew they had such a vehicle!  This is way cool.
 
Mobile Home -                                                Photographic Print -                                                1926:
Here is an early motorhome, built in 1926.  
 
Dupont Car Camp                                                Recreational Vehicle,                                                1910s:
This is a travel tent accessory  built in 1910.  
 
Vintage treadmills,                                                1920:
These are vintage treadmills in the 1920’s.
 
1920's                                                Refrigerator:
This is a 1920’s refrigerator.  Only the elite could afford such a thing, and most still had the old ice boxes.
 
First hair dryer -                                                about 1920, holy moly:
A hair dryer in the 1920 Salon.  What a contraption!
 
Chester E.                                                Macduffee next to his                                                newly patented, 250 kilo                                                diving suit, 1911:
Chester E. Macduffee next to his newly patented, 250 kilo diving suit, 1911
 
Circus:
A postcard from the 1800’s advertising a knife throwing act with the traveling circus.
How would you like that job?
 
A strongwoman                                                balances a piano and                                                pianist on her chest.                                                (1920):
A Strongwoman balances a piano and the pianist on her chest.  1920
 
London in the                                                1920's ~ Telephone                                                Engineer ~ Mayfair:
London, in the 1920’s, this was a telephone engineer.  What a job!
 
Two young girls in                                                a West Germans street                                                chat with their                                                grandparents in the                                                window of their home in                                                the Eastern sector,                                                separated only by a                                                barbed wire barricade.                                                It was a common                                                occurrence for families,                                                who had once only lived                                                on the opposite side of                                                the street from one                                                another, to become                                                separated by the ever                                                growing Berlin Wall.:
Two young girls in a West Germans street chat with their grandparents in the window of their home in the Eastern sector, separated only by a barbed wire barricade. It was a common occurrence for families, who had once only lived on the opposite side of the street from one another, to become separated by the ever growing Berlin Wall.
 
A Gibson Girl in                                                her corset in the early                                                1900s. Those poor                                                women!:
A Gibson Girl in her corset in the early 1900’s.  Those poor women.  This was one fad
That really hurt a lot of women for life. 
 
Lillian Russell. A                                                plus size beauty in the                                                late 1800s. She was                                                around 200 lb at the                                                peak of her career. She                                                was considered
And now, for the opposite of the photo above...Lillian Russell. A plus size beauty in the late 1800s.
She was around 200 lb at the peak of her career. She was considered "The American Beauty.”