Scotch Tape, 1948
/r/TheWayWeWereLondon Bobby directing a child across the zebra crossing in London, 1960s.
/r/TheWayWeWere“On the pier at Lakota”
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grandmother with her Cocker Spaniel. It was run over by a car and she never wanted a pet afterwards. Binghamton NY, 1940s. Wish I had a copy of the original, she was my backbone.
/r/TheWayWeWereOne of my favorite photos from my old photo collection.
/r/TheWayWeWereMy parents on their wedding day 1960
/r/TheWayWeWereTwo soldiers. Not sure of the era. Found in a pile of military photos at a flea market.
/r/TheWayWeWereHoliday at Grindelwald- Mid 1910s
/r/TheWayWeWereOperating a washing machine 1860s
/r/TheWayWeWereHot air balloon wedding 1888
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grandmother took pictures of all four of her children asleep, 1974
/r/TheWayWeWereLiberty Loan bonds -- Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Washington, D.C., 1918.
/r/TheWayWeWereSt. Anne's Elementary, Fall River, MA, 1971-1972
/r/TheWayWeWereMy Italian grandpa looking like he just stepped off a movie set.
/r/TheWayWeWereThe Chrisman sisters at their sod house, Nebraska, 1800s. Most homesteaders were single men or families, but some unmarried women, including these four, staked homesteading claims. (Found better quality version of photo so am reposting)
/r/TheWayWeWereTwo men, both with disabilities. The standing man is blind and carries on his back a paralyzed man. Perhaps they helped each other. Syria, 1889.
/r/TheWayWeWereTimes Square New Years Eve 1956
/r/TheWayWeWereA Tatar woman and child. Minusinsk, Russia, 1880s.
/r/TheWayWeWereGrocery Store - late 60's/early 70's
/r/TheWayWeWereCocklepickers, Grange over Sands, Lancashire, 1916. It is still a local industry only they use tractors these days.
/r/TheWayWeWereDad with his crew back in the day. They would use that tarp as shelter by draping it from bike to bike.
/r/TheWayWeWereTwo well dressed gentlemen on the White House lawn during the annual Easter Egg Roll, 1889. One carries a Kodak camera.
/r/TheWayWeWereGrauman's Theatre Hollywood California - 1958
/r/TheWayWeWereMy great-grandfather (1915)
/r/TheWayWeWereFour Mohave Indian chiefs and their Yuma interpreter (who is second from left). Arizona, 1887.
/r/TheWayWeWereA married couple on the Nebraska prairie, 1800s. Though ramshackle and leaning a little, their house has homey touches, including a decorative wreath and some pet songbirds in a cage.
/r/TheWayWeWereA black homesteading family on the plains. Custer County, Nebraska, 1887. All the adults pictured used to be slaves; now they have their own homestead with two sod buildings.
/r/TheWayWeWereHere is "Chubby" the bartender behind the bar of the "Sunset Tavern" at 458 Wethersfield Avenue in Hartford, Connecticut (1944)
/r/TheWayWeWereThe Chrisman sisters at their sod house, Nebraska, 1800s. Most homesteaders were single men or families, but some unmarried women, including these four, staked homesteading claims.
/r/TheWayWeWereSouth Ellis Avenue, Chicago, 1950s.