Featured Old theater advertising slides c1920 - My Grandparents!

Discussion in 'Ephemera and Photographs' started by scoutshouse, Sep 26, 2019.

  1. scoutshouse

    scoutshouse Well-Known Member

    My grandparents Mina, millineress and Jerome Lee Martin, cowboy. These would have been shown in theaters in Laramie and Casper, WY

    I still have a couple of her cellophane hats, but lost the beautiful leghorn years ago.

    Cracked, but just the protective glass, not the graphic layer - the yellow bands are from my vintage x-ray lightbox

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    I've posted on Grandaddy Lee's various exploits in the Golden west before... If you're interested in cowboys, he's the real deal :)

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    Here they are, she on her third marriage, he on his second second. They met in a rough mining town, Thermopolis.

    He was a lawman and she was making do with a mentally unstable husband. They stayed in touch and... :)?

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    Two middle aged folks with lifetimes behind them, soon to adopt a foundling, Juanita Lorraine. My mother <3
     
  2. Vintage Maven

    Vintage Maven Vintage Maven

    Amazing! I love these❤️
     
  3. antidiem

    antidiem Well-Known Member

  4. sabre123

    sabre123 Well-Known Member

    These are wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
     
  5. scoutshouse

    scoutshouse Well-Known Member

  6. Vintage Maven

    Vintage Maven Vintage Maven

    How could one not look, these are great antique eye candy!
     
  7. Any Jewelry

    Any Jewelry Well-Known Member

    Lovely slides and photos, and such a wonderful family history. Thank you for showing us, scouts.:happy:
     
  8. pearlsnblume

    pearlsnblume Well-Known Member

    Thanks so much for sharing.
     
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  9. Figtree3

    Figtree3 What would you do if you weren't afraid?

    It's great that you have these, @scoutshouse ! I remember you telling some stories about your grandfather, and just went back to find a couple of them...
     
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  10. Bakersgma

    Bakersgma Well-Known Member

    Very cool to have these, Scout!!
     
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  11. Debora

    Debora Well-Known Member

    Love the use of the word "snappy."

    Debora
     
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  12. Aquitaine

    Aquitaine Is What It IS! But NEVER BOARED!

    Very neat, THANKS for the look-see!!!!!
     
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  13. scoutshouse

    scoutshouse Well-Known Member

    Everyone, thanks for your comments :) I really enjoy sharing as I sort, given time.

    My dream is to have the time to transcribe all Grandaddy Lee's journals and correspondence, and scan all the images. I came across these looking though negatives, which need to be scanned (somehow?).

    I wish it could be my full time job. :(

    @Vintage Maven @antidiem @sabre123 @Any Jewelry @Bakersgma @pearlsnblume @Aquitaine @Figtree3

    The "snappy" hat remark, yes :) + the pavlovian cue, "Before shopping for your next hat" @Debora
     
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