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Weird, Wonderful Photos From Another Era - by Alan Taylor

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A grab bag of interesting, seldom-seen historic images depicting myriad people, places, and things—from epic achievements to small moments. Taylor says: While doing my job of researching photos for various stories, I come across more interesting images than I need,  remarkable, strange, hilarious, or just great shots. I tuck the best of those into a folder without a clear plan for future use.  I offer a  sampling from that folder—a grab bag of historic images depicting land-speed records, underwater photography, Italian elections, a young Princess Elizabeth, a streamlined ferry, and more—from epic achievements to small moments. There isn’t really a theme here. This is part of an ongoing series of collections of interesting photos from the past.  Weird, Wonderful Photos From the Archives.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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