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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Imagine a brand new Chevrolet delivered for $783.00! While the 1938 Chevrolet Master and Master DeLuxe were saddled with the unimaginative advertising slogan "The Car that is Complete," many families were pinching pennies in tight economic times in order to afford the...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Fresno High School Fashionistas posing for Pop Laval on the "brand new" Echo Campus just as the first classes were held at the school's fourth location. Notice the risque skirts with ankles showing - the Flapper era, which truly began with the passage of the 19th Amendment...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
In 1879 Frank Dusy, county pioneer who made his summer home at Dinkey Creek, lugged bulky camera equipment to take the first photograph of Tehipite Dome. Forty-three years later, Pop Laval took this stunning shot using just about the same type and weight of equipment as...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
We thought it would be fun to take our fans back to see what happened on certain days many years ago. Let's start with a photo taken January 30, 1953 as employees of Pacific Compress Company proudly posed with their 200,000th bale of compressed cotton!!!! Check back for...
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Wednesday, February 17, 2010
OK, it is another plane shot but this Ford Tri-Motor beauty, fondly known as the "Tin Goose" is shown in one of the first night flights out of, believe it or not, Chandler Field! A beautiful machine, the Tri-Motor is credited with several major accomplishments including...