Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This vintage press photo is stamped “Miami Herald Staff Photo / by Fred Brent” and is dated November 19, 1949. ┬áNow, take a look at this shot from the 1948 Girl Scout calendar… While the calendar photo would have been taken probably in 1947, the uniforms are virtually identical. Girls wore saddle shoes, which to …

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There isn’t much needed to be said about this photo. It’s beautiful, serene, artistic, natural, and beautifully composed. I have decided to submit this as a Sepia Saturday post, because this week’s prompt shows a girl rowing by herself. I think this image, with some color correction, would be a perfectly beautiful framed print. There …

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Have you ever noticed when digging through a pile or box of old photos, the musty smell of attic? A surge of that odor hit me today as I searched for photos for this week’s Sepia Saturday post. It reminded me of my grandmother who had a really neat attic (neat to a kid, not …

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