I think this gem was from the 1800s printed on a large glass plate negative that I found.
I found this in a old china hutch that was purchased from a thrift store. I have no idea who she is or where she was at but she looks happy!
My dad bought some property in this little town called Iola. There was an old barn and farmhouse on the property and I have found lots of cool antiques in the barn. I was helping to take the old sheet-rock off the walls and this fell next to me in the biggest bedroom.
I found these set of photos in an envelope in a little op shop where I used to volunteer. When I opened the packet I felt like I was sneaking glances at someones misplaced memories. Did they know they’d thrown them out? Was it a relative who chucked them when cleaning out the deceased house? … Continued
I found this weathered b&w print in my front yard. I noticed that the image was printed in reverse so I held it up to the mirror to reveal that the embroidered name on the shirt read “Capt Earl.”
Awhile back my Dad gave me an old Yashica TLR camera that had belonged to his father. Inside was a roll of exposed by undeveloped B&W film. Based on the age of the film I guessed it was probably from the 1960s or early 1970s. I was hoping there would be some photos of my … Continued
Found in a used book where I work. It looks like a newly married couple showing off their new house.
I found this old Polaroid in a coal miner’s house in the Bull’s Head section of Scranton. I’m not old enough to date the photo, but I’d guess 1950′s. There were other pictures with it, but this is the one I kept.
I was seated at a table in a restaurant and I felt something under my shoe; as I reached down, I could already see the faces of the women in this photo. Upon closer inspection I was most surprised by the gestures of the women. It seems that they are mocking Hitler. The lower left … Continued
I found this while clearing out scanners at an NYU student computer lab where I was working as a lab tech. We kept it in the lost & found for a year but it was never claimed. I love the palpable sense of fun and camaraderie. I also love the skirts. On the back is … Continued