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Posted 1 year ago

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Ted_Straub
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The first is a post bowling match gathering at Straub's Bar. Then we have one of the regulars, and third is a New Year's party! 6 bottles of beer for a buck!?!?!?

Bowling, smoking, drinking...how much more 60s can you get than that!

Note the Utica Club six price $1.25, and three quarts of Valley Forge for a buck!!!!

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  1. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Thanks, DinoMan....I am glad to have found, and then been able to post these photos!!!!!!
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    The center photo is cool!
    The lady in the third photo looks like she is being held at gunpoint..lol
  3. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Thanks, walksoftly....

    My Father took the center picture....he was pretty creative, and I think that if he had the opportunity, he could have found himself in a job in one of the arts... Maybe I should submit that photo for him in a contemporary photo contest!

    Re: the lady in the photo...you are right, she does look like she's "under the gun"! There are a few other photos of her that I have found, and in those she looks "stressed" too. I'll have to show that photo to my older sister, maybe she can clarify this for us!!!
  4. walksoftly walksoftly, 1 year ago
    I love old photos, you can't stop your imagination from trying to wrap a story around the image.
    I think the cool guy is an undercover cop who's trying to keep his identity hidden, even what can see of his features is hard to read.
  5. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love and for the comments, Bellin...

    The original slides are from the late 50s, early sixties, and I am surprised and elated that they have held up so well over the years!
  6. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Yeah, walksoftly....I remember that guy well, even though i was quite young. He was sort of a sharpie, and all of the kids looked up to him. Not a bad guy, though.

    And true, seeing such old pictures does stir one's imagination! It would be neat to compare our imagined stories with someone who was actually there at the time...just to see if our ideas were correct....better yet, to find out the actual story!!!
  7. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 1 year ago
    Hi, eye4beauty...thanks for your love on these photos, and for your thoughtful comment. This is unbelievable in contemporary times, but my parents bar didn't even have a regular phone to summon the lads home!

    The wives would show in person, looking for their husbands. Such quaint anachronisms (among other things) were the things that characterized neighborhood bars back in the day!

    Yikes, your question really did jog my memory re: "the old days"!!!!!

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