Category Archives: Shorpy Saturday

Guys and Dolls: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Chrysler has not called Auburn Hills home for ever. A spring day in Highland Park at the plant. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Guys and Dolls: 1942“: Spring 1942. “Detroit, Michigan. Girls coming out of the Highland … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Maccabees of the World: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck Much can change in only a few years. Any guesses as to what replaced this beauty on Woodward? Take a look at the photograph entitled “Maccabees of the World: 1910“: Detroit circa 1910. “Knights of the Maccabees, Woodward Avenue.” … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Business Zoot: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Another photograph by Arthur Siegel during the WWII days in Detroit. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Business Zoot: 1942“: February 1942. “Detroit, Michigan. Back view of a Negro dressed in a zoot suit, walking in the business district.” … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Art of Selling: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck There is an art to anything and in today’s world it’s much more digital when it comes to clothing catalogs. Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Art of Selling: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Head of the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Frigidaire: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck I’d say the temperatures outside these last couple of weeks could be compared to what it would feel like to spend a day in a 1941 Frigidaire model. A salesman would have to do a lot today … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – First the Shoes: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck If the shoe fits… a great photograph depicting a time when shopping was less clicking and more visual to the passing customer. Take a look at the photograph entitled “First the Shoes: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Head of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Big Digger: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck The art of digging a waterway in 1910 with the help of steam. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Big Digger: 1910“: Circa 1910. “Steam shovel removing a section of coffer dam, Livingstone Channel, Detroit, Michigan.” Construction of … Continue reading

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