Archive for December, 2007

Look what I fell into in Tijuana, Mexico

December 6th, 2007

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“Hi Rog:
Wonderful shows here in Tijuana. Everything you want to see here.
-Johnny”
Circa 1951

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Avenida Central – Panama City, Panama – early 1950′s?

December 6th, 2007

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“Avenida Central — Panama City’s ‘Broadway,’, the main traffic artery through the city along which can be found interesting shops of all description and merchandise from all parts of the world.”

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HIstoric lamp post, Atlanta, GA

December 6th, 2007

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“Historic Lamp Post at Whitehall and Alabama Sts., S. E. This old lamp has gaping holes in its base, caused by Federal shells during the bombardment of Atlanta in 1864. The flame which burns always is called ‘The Eternal Flame of the Confederacy.’”

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Sotol and Prickly Pear – probably Texas

December 6th, 2007

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LA’s Chinatown

December 6th, 2007

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Enchanting Chinese Settlement
Los Angeles, California
“In a setting of Old China, with shrines, lily pools, and courts, the Chinese have gathered the art treasures of the Orient. Here are offered silks, antiques, jewelry, and thousands of beautiful souvenirs. The Delicacies prepared in the fine Chinese restaurants are fit for a Mandarin, and delight the palate as well as the eye.”

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