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Shorpy Saturday – A Toast: 1940

By Jeffrey Buck “A picture is worth a thousand words” is very fitting when it comes to this weekends photograph. The Detroit Yacht Club continues to be a hot spot during the summer months for all ages. A lot has … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Liver & Lights: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck It was a different time in Detroit on many levels. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Liver & Lights: 1942“: February 1942. Detroit, Michigan. “Sign in a grocery window in the Negro district: ‘chitlins and hog maws’.” Not … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Children’s Day: 1902

By Jeffrey Buck Belle Isle is trying to make a comeback with the help of several organizations. Hopefully one day it will be filled with people like it was here, over 100 years ago. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Children’s … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Ghost Jerk: 1909

By Jeffrey Buck Drug stores sure have changed over the years. I’d like to see the return of the soda fountain counter! Take a look at the photograph entitled “Ghost Jerk: 1909“: Detroit circa 1909. “Bertram Bros. drug store — Detroit City … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Army Ambulances: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Enjoy your weekend! Take a look at the photograph entitled “Army Ambulances: 1942“: August 1942. “Detroit, Michigan. Chrysler Corporation Dodge truck plant. Dodge ambulances are here, lined up for delivery to the Army.” Photo by Arthur Siegel … Continue reading

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