by Lynne Rostochil We are in the heart of the holidays and what better way to celebrate than with images of Christmases past. I’ve been posting these in our Facebook group and thought I would collect all of the photos here in one place to keep you in the festive spirit.
by Lynne Rostochil Hopefully, you’ve finished your holiday decorating, shopping, and gift wrapping and have attended many a rowdy party in these waning days of 2014. To celebrate the festive season, here are a few vintage photos I’ve accumulated over the last year — enjoy!
by Lynne Rostochil In my quest to find great vintage photos, I often stumble across images of buildings and houses that, try as I might, I just can’t identify, so I thought that maybe you very knowledgeable Squadders might be able to solve a few mid-century mysteries that have been teasing me for awhile. First up […]
Today, we wrap up our series showcasing Mike Brown’s uber cool collection of vintage negatives that he picked up at a local estate sale awhile back. Let’s begin with a rare color shot of the newly-built Norman High School (designed by Caudill, Rowlett & Scott and completed in 1957). The innovative building was named “America’s […]
Last week, we got a rare glimpse of mid-century life in Oklahoma thanks to Mike Brown’s great collection of 50’s and 60’s negatives. This week, the adventure continues with more of his great finds, so put your favorite version of “Holiday for Strings” on the hi-fi to get you in the appropriate, peppy 50’s mood, […]
Awhile back, Squadder Mike Brown found some vintage negatives at an estate sale, and he very kindly loaned them to me for scanning. Although they aren’t all architecture related, I thought you might enjoy a slice of Oklahoma life from the 50’s and early 60’s. Thanks, Mike, for sharing your great find! Downtown OKC around […]