Tag Archives: Vintage photos

Baby George

Baby George was my uncle on my mother’s side, although he died of pneumonia in 1931 when he was only 3, so it is difficult for me to think of him as my uncle. Uncles are adults, not babies. He … Continue reading

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LHS Mt. Vernon Class Trip, 1926

(After I wrote this, I realized I published the photo back in 2/19/2014, but I already prepared it, so  I may as well post it.  If it looks familiar, you are right.  Just skip it.) Here is an earlier Lansdowne … Continue reading

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Carl Zeiss Binoculars and Party Line Telephones

The house of my rich aunt and uncle was in Delanco, New Jersey, on the Delaware River across from North Philadelphia, which was still rural back then. (They were the doctor and nurse who delivered me and whose names appear … Continue reading

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Lahian Photo, 1951

Here is another photo from my sister’s 1951 Lahian showing several of our classmates. Fred Albee is giving a presentation with a tape recorder that was cutting-edge technology then. (Our East Lansdowne neighbor had a wire recorder that preceded the … Continue reading

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The Wild Party

I was always grateful I went through my binge drinking stage in high school. By the time I got to Penn State, I was past all of that, and binge drinking seemed juvenile. Kid stuff.  But it was new to … Continue reading

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1954 LAHIAN Senior Class Pictures

Many of you no longer have your LAHIAN yearbook, so here are the eight pages of our class, in black-and-white, just as in the original. (All yearbooks now are in color that I find startling.) I blurred the images just … Continue reading

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A Historical Photo at Longwood Gardens

About a month ago, two elderly ladies (but still younger than me) came into the Peirce-du Pont House at Longwood Gardens and showed me a vintage photo stored on their phone of two teenage boys sitting on a stone wall … Continue reading

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