Alan Mays' photos with the rppc

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

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

Going Some with the Humdinger of Seattle!

Going Some with the Humdinger of Seattle!
"Going Some! The Hum-dinger of Seattle."

Written on the back of this real photo postcard: "May 6, 1913 in Seattle, Wash. To Bro. John"

A studio photo depicting what appears to be alcohol-fueled nautical maneuvering in the vicinity of Seattle, Washington…
Added on September 11, 2017

Going Some with the Humdinger of Seattle! (Full Version)

Going Some with the Humdinger of Seattle! (Full Version)
For more information, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard.
Added on September 11, 2017

Mirror Photo of Man, Dittrich Studio, Atlantic City, N.J.

Mirror Photo of Man, Dittrich Studio, Atlantic City, N.J.
Printed on the back: "The Dittrich Studio, 1107 Boardwalk, Atlantic City."

For more like this, see my Mirror Photos album.
Added on September  8, 2017

A Man Posing with a Chair, Quilt, and Blanket

A Man Posing with a Chair, Quilt, and Blanket
A blankets and quilts photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park. For another interesting quilt photo, see Baby on a Crazy Quilt.

An undated real photo postcard of a man dressed in a suit, vest, and tie. The photographer has posed him next to a chair, with…
Added on June 12, 2014

Hoch's Ice Cream Parlor Cow, Patriotic and Industrial Parade, Newburg, Pa., July 3, 1909 (Cropped)

Hoch's Ice Cream Parlor Cow, Patriotic and Industrial Parade, Newburg, Pa., July 3, 1909 (Cropped)
For more information, see the full version of this real photo postcard:
Added on June  3, 2017

Hoch's Ice Cream Parlor Cow, Patriotic and Industrial Parade, Newburg, Pa., July 3, 1909

Hoch's Ice Cream Parlor Cow, Patriotic and Industrial Parade, Newburg, Pa., July 3, 1909
An ice cream photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

"#1248. A. Hoch's Cow in Patriotic & Industrial Parade, July 3, 1909, Newburg, Pa. Laughlin Photo. Hoch's Ice Cream Parlor."

Photographer and postcard publisher Clyde A. Laughlin originally published…
Added on June  3, 2017

Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill

Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill
A real photo postcard with a note: "Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill, the homestead that grandpa H. I. Johnson [built]."

See the full version for the uncropped photo and accompanying note (below).
Added on June  3, 2017

Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill (Full Version)

Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill (Full Version)
"Uncle Ira with His Pigs on Wig Hill, the homestead that grandpa H. I. Johnson [built]."

For a better view of Uncle Ira and his pigs, see the cropped version of this real photo postcard (below).
Added on June  3, 2017

The Singer Band of Mechanicsburg at the Grangers' Picnic, Williams Grove, Pa., 1915

The Singer Band of Mechanicsburg at the Grangers' Picnic, Williams Grove, Pa., 1915
Drumhead: "Singer, Mechanicsburg, Pa." Caption at the bottom of the photo: "Grangers Picnic, 1915."

The Singer Band of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, posed for this photo in 1915 at the Grangers' Picnic, which was an annual event held each summer at the Wi…
Added on May  3, 2017

Grin and Bear It

Grin and Bear It
A what a grin photo for the Vintage Photos Theme Park.

Written on the front of this real photo postcard: "Hello Enulia, this is me. Harold Andersun" (my best guesses for the spelling of the names).

Stamped on the back: "Downers Grove Photo Studio" (whi…
Added on December  5, 2016