Alan Mays' photos with the photographs

A Chorus of Christmas Greetings for 1962

A Chorus of Christmas Greetings for 1962
"Christmas Greetings, 1962. David, Ricky, Diane, Richard, and Helen Hughes."

For another card from the Hughes, see Merry Christmas from the Hughes, 1963:
Added on December 20, 2013

Merry Christmas from the Hughes, 1963

Merry Christmas from the Hughes, 1963
"Merry Christmas. The Hughes. 1963."

For another photographic Christmas card from the Hughes, see A Chorus of Christmas Greetings for 1962:
Added on December 23, 2015

Hooray! Let the Christmas Cooking Begin!

Hooray! Let the Christmas Cooking Begin!
In this undated slide, two exuberant women commence Christmas cooking in the kitchen.

Santa Claus decoration on the wall: "Merry Christmas. Happy New Year."
Added on December  4, 2017

Merry Christmas 1890

Merry Christmas 1890
A Victorian-era chromolithographed card with an added photo (a rectangular portion of the card was cut out of the middle, and the photo--part of a CDV--was affixed to the back). As far as I can determine, "Merry Christmas 1890" is what's stamped at the to…
Added on November 22, 2016

A Lady Lounging on the Lawn in 1965

A Lady Lounging on the Lawn in 1965
A deck chairs / lawn chairs photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

This is a Kodachrome Transparency slide dated January 1966, so I'm guessing that this lady was luxuriating in the comfort of her aluminum webbed chaise lounge lawn chair sometime in 196…
Added on November 19, 2017

Santa Claus and His Harley

Santa Claus and His Harley
Looks like the jolly old gent is already revving up for the holiday season!

A found photo, date and location unknown.
Added on November 13, 2017

Costume Creepiness (Full Version)

Costume Creepiness (Full Version)
See also a cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on October 29, 2017

Costume Creepiness

Costume Creepiness
An additional Halloween photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park (post as many photos as you want--no limit!--that relate directly or indirectly to Halloween).

I'm not certain whether this photo was actually taken at Halloween, but I wouldn't want to run…
Added on October 29, 2017

Halloween at Your Friendly Kodak Dealer

Halloween at Your Friendly Kodak Dealer
A Halloween window display at a camera store. I believe that the sign that's partially visible above "Your Friendly Kodak Dealer" is "Service Photo Supply Co." Does anyone recognize the camera or other equipment? Is this a photo store scene from the 1960…
Added on October 27, 2017

Halloween Kodak-O'-Lantern

Halloween Kodak-O'-Lantern
One more Halloween photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park (post as many photos as you want--no limit!--that relate directly or indirectly to Halloween).

A jack-o'-lantern in a Halloween window display at a Kodak camera store.

For a better view of the d…
Added on October 27, 2017

Merry Halloween from Brunswick, Maine, 1943 (Cropped)

Merry Halloween from Brunswick, Maine, 1943 (Cropped)
For more information, see the full version of this real photo postcard.
Added on October 20, 2017

Merry Halloween from Brunswick, Maine, 1943

Merry Halloween from Brunswick, Maine, 1943
Yet another Halloween photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

A real photo postcard with a Halloween portrait of kids (including twins?), a cat, and a jack-o'-lantern all posing on the front porch (see also a cropped version of the photo). The family se…
Added on October 20, 2017

Truckload of Copper River Salmon, Cordova, Alaska, 1937

Truckload of Copper River Salmon, Cordova, Alaska, 1937
Caption at bottom (difficult to see): "179. Copper River Salmon, Cordova, Alaska. Photocraft."

Sign on building: "Northern Meat [Market]."

Addressed on the other side to Bob Bern, Seward, Alaska, and postmarked Cordova, Alaska, Sep. 30, 1937.

Message:…
Added on October 17, 2017

Bringing in the Corn

Bringing in the Corn
A photo of horses, carriages, or wagons for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

Handwritten note on the back: "I think [this was] taken at Guthrie farm." The AZO stamp box on the other side suggests a possible date as early as 1904 to 1918.

This young fellow…
Added on October 16, 2017

Lewis Metzler and His Bicycle, Williamsport, Pa., June 1921 (Full Version)

Lewis Metzler and His Bicycle, Williamsport, Pa., June 1921 (Full Version)
For more information, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on October 12, 2017

Lewis Metzler and His Bicycle, Williamsport, Pa., June 1921

Lewis Metzler and His Bicycle, Williamsport, Pa., June 1921
The boy posing with his bike on this real photo postcard is identified on the other side as "Lewis Metzler" and the location is indicated as "Williamsport, Pa." A date of "June 1921" is written on the front of the card (see the full version).
Added on October 12, 2017

Little Girl Nurse

Little Girl Nurse
A photo of nurses, doctors, or hospitals for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

A little girl in a nurse costume on a real photo postcard by E. & K. Bolam, who were photographers in the seaside resort town of Ilfracombe, England. "Hospital Saturday" refers…
Added on October  6, 2017

The Grumpus Family

The Grumpus Family
A grumpy photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

None of the Grumpuses are happy, not even the dog!
Added on February  5, 2016