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Have Yourself a Merry Little Truck Mascot

While this may not count as a true Truck Mascot being that the vehicle is not a truck but a school bus, I feel it’s close enough. It is mostly a big International truck adapted to haul kids off to … Continue reading

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What’s Playing at Dobbs?

Tina shot a few frames from the corner of Broad and Locust Streets back in what may be the fall of 1981. Note the poster pasted to the pole for a show at JC Dobbs.

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My Ride to Art School

Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a minor course in photography. We had to shoot the photos as well as process the negatives … Continue reading

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Broad & Chestnut • The Photo Elective

Here’s another Photo Elective shot by Tina Garceau. As I’ve said before, all sophomore students majoring in illustration at The Philadelphia College of Art were required to take a minor course in photography where the students would take and process … Continue reading

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The Photo Elective – The Broadway Deli

Back in the 1980s, I went to art school, and I along with all of the other illustration majors were required to take a course in photography. In order to finish off a roll of film so I could process … Continue reading

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The Photo Elective – Gloucester City, NJ

Back when I was majoring in illustration at the art school formerly known as The Philadelphia College of Art, we were required to take a photography elective. We shot black and white film; developed the negatives and made prints. The … Continue reading

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The Larkin Method

When I first saw this negative shot by John B. Capewell, I thought I was looking at a food stand or a ticket booth at a carnival, but on closer examination, it turned out to be something else.

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Have Tokens, Will Travel or Mrs. Crankipants Does Public Transit

Public transportation can be a pleasant convenience for getting around a major metropolitan area, but let Mr. Crankipants’ favorite spouse offer you kids some valuable advice particularly to you recent arrivals who thought it would be, like, awesome to live … Continue reading

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Route 23 Fashion Plate

I don’t own a car and wind up taking the bus or train when I can’t get where I’m going on foot. I was on Septa’s Route 23 Bus heading South when I spied this beauty. Putting it politely, this … Continue reading

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