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“A garden of memories.”

Vivian June Vollbracht, [Trufoto Photo Album], 1935-37 (2009.32.52) From a S.S. Kresge Co. 5-10-25 cent store (later renamed Kmart), 526 Maine Street, in Quincy, Illinois, a small (6 x 5 inches) and beautiful Trufoto album from the late 1930s. Kresege … Continue reading

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Snapshots by Helen Gale

Helen Gale, Snapshots by Helen Gale, 1904-06 (2009.32.13) Made in South Western Oregon in the beginning of the 20th century, in gold rush towns founded in the last half the 1800s, this delightful album is full of portraits of the … Continue reading

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Angkor, Cambodia, 1925

Vera Talbot, [Travel album], 1924-26 (2009.32.68) This is the first in a series of blog posts that will present a photo album that is chock-full of photos, maps, postcards, passenger lists, and ephemera that document a two year journey from … Continue reading

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An Album of Family Portraits

Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1919 (2009.32.35) Unidentified Photographer, [Album of Family Portraits], ca. 1912 (2009.32.35)

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Electric

Unidentified artist, [Electricity Album], ca. 1905 Sandwiched between images of domesticity (and the cardboard covers with black boards), including the obligatory family shots (and the bored dog, bold turtle, and sheepish cow) at the beginning and end of the album, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas to Lester

Unidentified Photographer, A Merry Christmas to Lester from Ina and Harold, 1906

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John F. Kennedy Scrapbook

Unidentified artist, [John F. Kennedy Scrapbook], ca. 1968 Befitting its subject (Jack and Jackie) this handsome and rather large (16.5″ x 18.5″ x 2.5″ and about 200 pages) album is full of meticulously and artistically arranged images from media (magazines … Continue reading

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