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February 4, 2008 8:32 PM   Subscribe

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posted by JPowers (6 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
I love collections of old photos like this, you get all kinds of interesting glimpses into people's lives. Also, kind of strange things like this.
posted by Stunt at 10:16 PM on February 4, 2008


So fantastic.
posted by damehex at 11:38 PM on February 4, 2008


These are beautiful.
posted by From Bklyn at 12:10 AM on February 5, 2008


Her eyes are beautiful. (She is beautiful as well, but it was her eyes who caught mine - she must have really liked the person holding the camera.)
posted by jb at 1:11 AM on February 5, 2008


Great, great, great and double great. Bookmarked, favorited, adored. Thanks JPowers.
posted by flapjax at midnite at 1:56 AM on February 5, 2008


Awesome! I love that it covers such a vast swath of time.

And was it just me, or did the camera operator in the dance party film clip seem highly preoccupied with the ass of the woman in the purple dress? (Don't get me wrong -- I think it was a wise aesthetic choice, and I salute the anonymous filmmaker.)
posted by Atom Eyes at 8:50 AM on February 5, 2008


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