Alan Mays' photos with the boys

Easter Bunny Holdup (Full Version)

Easter Bunny Holdup (Full Version)
An Easter snapshot dated "Apr 1961."

The boy is holding his toy Easter bunny up above his head, and the woman has a pair of sunglasses and a purse (I thought at first that it might be a camera case) in her left hand. What appears to be a garden hose is s…
Added on April 21, 2019

Easter Bunny Holdup, 1961

Easter Bunny Holdup, 1961
Notice how the boy is holding up his toy Easter bunny. The woman is holding a pair of sunglasses along with her purse.

The full version of the photograph is dated "Apr 1961," and Easter occurred on April 2 that year.

For similar Easter photos, see A Gir…
Added on April 21, 2019

Egg Bike

Egg Bike
"F. S. Andrew & Co.'s Markets. Best meals. Lowest prices."

A Victorian-era trade card with an Easter theme for F. S. Andrew & Co.'s Markets, which were located in New Haven, Connecticut.

See the History of the City of New Haven to the Present Time (188…
Added on April 21, 2019

A Joyous Easter—His Morning Drive

A Joyous Easter—His Morning Drive
"With all good wishes for a joyous Easter. His morning drive."

A real photo postcard of a boy with his toy wagon and rooster.
Added on April 21, 2019

Playground at Lost River State Park in West Virginia (Cropped)

Playground at Lost River State Park in West Virginia (Cropped)
For more information, see the full version of this real photo postcard:
Added on July 30, 2017

Playground at Lost River State Park in West Virginia

Playground at Lost River State Park in West Virginia
A photo taken at the playground for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

This real photo postcard captures children in mid-swing on playground equipment at the Lost River State Park in West Virginia (mouse over the image above for a close-up view of the activi…
Added on July 30, 2017

Flashy Easter Baskets

Flashy Easter Baskets
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the flashiest Easter basket of all?

Mom and the kids pose with Easter baskets as the light from dad's flash bounces off the mirror in the background.

Location and date unknown.
Added on April  9, 2019

Easter Greetings

Easter Greetings
Added on April  8, 2019

Happy Tinted Birthday

Happy Tinted Birthday
A photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park monthly topic of birthdays (submit a photo on this topic each week in addition to—or instead of—a photo for the weekly topic).

A tinted photo of a stylish birthday celebration.
Added on March  3, 2019

I Want You To Be My Valentine

I Want You To Be My Valentine
Buster Brown and his dog Tige on a valentine postcard, circa 1907, by cartoonist Richard F. Outcault (1863-1928). For another Buster Brown valentine, see Here's a Wireless Telegram—Be My Valentine.

"I want you to be my valentine. It doesn't seem to be a…
Added on February 13, 2019

Dick Tracy Says That a Good Soldier Knows Jiu Jitsu

Dick Tracy Says That a Good Soldier Knows Jiu Jitsu
Private William Lengle, a soldier stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during World War II, filled in the blanks on the front of this Dick Tracy postcard, added a message on the back (see below), and sent it to a friend in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvani…
Added on January 15, 2015

Faceless Family CDV (Cropped)

Faceless Family CDV (Cropped)
A close-up of a faceless family foursome on a nineteenth-century CDV. See also the full photo.
Added on January 21, 2019

Faceless Family CDV

Faceless Family CDV
A Vintage Photos Theme Park photo for the theme of flawed memories (photos that are damaged, faded, or have other imperfections, especially ones in which the flaws somehow enhance the image; this includes photos with defective processing, light leakage, a…
Added on January 21, 2019

Lee and Lester Shooting Birds Off the Church Steeple, Luthersburg, Pa., 1907

Lee and Lester Shooting Birds Off the Church Steeple, Luthersburg, Pa., 1907
A real photo postcard addressed on the other side to Miss Millicent Edinger, 6709 Leeds St., Philadelphia, Pa., and postmarked Luthersburg, Pa., May 16, 1907.

Handwritten message: "Please send us some cards with views from your city. This is Lee & Lester…
Added on April  5, 2017

Have a Gleeful, Fun-Filled Holiday!

Have a Gleeful, Fun-Filled Holiday!
Hope you have a holiday celebration filled with as much fun and excitement as these kids seem to be having (well, the youngest one, at least, appears to be having a good time)!

Best wishes,

Alan
Added on December 24, 2013

The Everitt Family, Easton, Pa., April 8, 1917

The Everitt Family, Easton, Pa., April 8, 1917
A Vintage Photos Theme Park photo for the theme of piercing, unusual, or distinctive eyes (a photo featuring someone or something with expressive eye; the eyes can belong to people, animals, or face-like objects).

Embossed at lower right: "Felker's Studi…
Added on December 17, 2018

Santa Sends a Wireless Message of Christmas Cheer

Santa Sends a Wireless Message of Christmas Cheer
"Santa sends you a message of Christmas cheer."

Santa Claus always stays up to date with the latest technology. Here he is in the early part of the twentieth century using wireless telegraphy (also called radiotelegraphy) to tap out a Morse code message…
Added on December  9, 2018

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving
"Wishing You a Happy Thanksgiving. Ellen H. Clapsaddle. Painting only copyrighted by S. Garre, 1909."
Added on November 22, 2018