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The city hall in Portland, Maine, burned on January 24, 1908 Advertisements
No caption on the back. North America, I assume, and probably the 1880s or 1890s. But what are those hats? And what is that garment worn by the standing man?
Sadly, there is no inscription on the back. This dapper boy and his faithful companion will go into history anonymously.
On the back: “N.H 4-6-6-4 0355, Bronx, N.Y. 1938” And two stamps: “Photo from Paul Carleton” and “Glenn H. Davis”
This is a photo postcard, addressed to Mrs. D. J. Griffith, Grant, Mich, R.F.D. #1. Message: “Dear Ottie, This is Rubetta’s picture. I think it looks like her but it isn’t as plane as I would liked to had it. … Continue reading
Top: I found this Polaroid in a desk drawer when I moved into a new office. Bottom: Found on a busy sidewalk.
Be sure to attach it to your baggage.
Oil–No. 5, an educational card printed by the Coca Cola Company. The first sentence on the back says, “An oil refinery is a strange-looking place, for it has many tall structures.” Copyright 1942.