Monday, November 15, 2010
Random 1950’s, Pt. 1
Sometimes when I acquire slides, they come in batches that are labeled and date stamped. Other times, they come in random groups, no dates, no labels, and I need to use my powers of deduction to figure out if they go together or not and from what era they hail from. Whew...it makes me tired just thinking about it. Here is a group of random 1950’s color images that I have attempted to assemble into a journey around the park. Disclaimer: It is highly likely that I may have already posted a few of these previously, but just act like they’re new and attempt to enjoy them a second time. Surely there might be a detail that you missed the first time around!
This particular guest has obviously been influenced by the teen idols of the day; check out that hairdo! The patriotic bunting in the background alerts us that it must be summer! From the sparse landscaping, I’d also hazard a guess that it might be 1955.
Traveling down the street in the Horse-Drawn streetcar, we can get a smoke at the Tobacco shop or watch William S. Hart at the Main Street Cinema.
Anyone care for a frozen treat at the castle?
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I truly prefer the original subdued color scheme of the Castle.
More random 1950’s images to come...
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