Ice cream - 1918

Like mother, like daughter (grumpy).
1940s.
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Like mother, like daughter (grumpy).

1940s.

Optical illusions fromĀ The Mind, a LIFE Science Library Book, by John Rowan Wilson and the Editors of TIME-LIFE Books. (1964, reprinted in 1971)


Day at the beach, 1969.

I never really paid attention to the background action going on in the pool shot, but there is some serious summer fun going down.

Christmas, 1939 (it must have been a warm one!)
Polly (my grandmother) is about 18 months old here.
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Christmas, 1939 (it must have been a warm one!)

Polly (my grandmother) is about 18 months old here.

1950
This is one baby you don’t want to mess with.
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1950

This is one baby you don’t want to mess with.

More fun at the beach, 1969 (from a proof sheet).

A day at the beach, 1969. From a proof sheet - a few prints were made from this roll (which I might post later), but prints were probably never made of these images.

The True Book of Sounds We Hear, 1960.
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The True Book of Sounds We Hear, 1960.

One bashful kid’s busy day, 1973.

Goofy baby, kids eating toys, 1973.

Boys of summer, 1970s.

The Airport: Our Link to the Sky, 1961.

I love the bow-tie-wearing meteorologist.

An early 1960s Christmas.
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An early 1960s Christmas.

Illustrations from Stories of Great Battles, by Robert N. Webb. Illustrations by Shannon Stirnweis. 1960.