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Shorpy Saturday – Victorian Vines: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck As the rain continues to pour, we look forward to sunny days by the water. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Victorian Vines: 1910“:   Detroit circa 1910. “Bagley Homestead — Michigan Conservatory of Music.” Former abode of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Play Ball: 1902

By Jeffrey Buck Not unlike today, an open field was a good spot for a pick-up baseball game even back in 1902. Sports clothing has come a long way but so has clothing in general. What’s your favorite sport’s memory … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Charlie’s Car: 1948

By Jeffrey Buck Today’s picture is in beautiful color! A beautiful smile from a big Chrysler. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Charlie’s Car: 1948“:   “Charlie Ransom’s car 1948.” A big Chrysler that looks like it just came from the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Lincoln Store: 1925

By Jeffrey Buck When I think of a car dealership… it’s usually expansive and not very elegant. That’s not always been the case. This picture of a city dealership in Washington, D.C. back in the 20s is not your average … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The New Chevrolet: 1957

By Jeffrey Buck Rollin’ off the line… Take a look at the photograph entitled “The New Chevrolet: 1957“: October 1957. “Assembly line with 1958 Chevrolets.” 35mm Kodachrome by Phillip Harrington, one of 1,200 photos taken for the Look magazine assignment “GM’s 50 … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – White Castle: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck Opening Day is getting closer. See if you can find the baseball scoreboard in the photo! Take a look at the photograph entitled “White Castle: 1910“: Detroit circa 1910. “Griswold Street south from Michigan Avenue.” And a view of … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Mirror, Mirror: 1942

By Jeffrey Buck Detroit in 1942 was much different for many people but especially for African Americans. A photo in a series that depicted the life and conditions of those families during that period. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Mirror, … Continue reading

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