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cover of Skyway Auto Theatre, Astabula, Ohio, Circa 1977

Skyway Auto Theatre, Astabula, Ohio, Circa 1977

by John Margolies (photographer)

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1981
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1981. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, circa 1977, struck in 1981, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Skyway Auto Theatre / Ashtabula, Ohio / John Margolies / May, 1981 / 79." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Tri-City Drive-In, Redlands Boulevard, Loma Linda, California, 1978

Tri-City Drive-In, Redlands Boulevard, Loma Linda, California, 1978

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1981. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1978, struck in 1981, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Tri-City Drive-In Theatre / Loma Linda, California / John Margolies / June, 1981 / 126." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Lippman Kamprite Trailer (Retail display composite photograph, circa 1922)

Lippman Kamprite Trailer (Retail display composite photograph, circa 1922)

by [Transportation] [Mid-century Design]

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Published
1922
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$2,250.00

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St. Louis, MO: Lippman Kamprite Trailer Company, 1922. Vintage oversize double-weight composite retail display photograph of eighteen images of the Lippman Kamprite Trailer, circa 1922. As production-line manufacturing of affordable automobiles began in the early twentieth century and car ownership boomed, the production of auto trailers, and goods and amenities for auto touring followed close behind. A number… Read more
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cover of Bordertown Drive-In, Laredo, Texas, 1982 (Original photograph)

Bordertown Drive-In, Laredo, Texas, 1982 (Original photograph)

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1982, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Bordertown Drive-In Theater, 1982 / Laredo, Texas / John Margolies / June, 1991 / 51." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Trail Drive-In, Amarillo, Texas, 1982

Trail Drive-In, Amarillo, Texas, 1982

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1982, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Trail Drive-In Theater, 1982 / Amarillo, Texas / John Margolies / June, 1991 / 47." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Top-Hi Drive-In, Toppenish, Washington, 1987

Top-Hi Drive-In, Toppenish, Washington, 1987

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1987, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Top-Hi Drive-In Theater Sign, 1987 / Toppenish, Washington John Margolies / June, 1991 / 53." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Campus Drive-In, San Diego, California, 1979

Campus Drive-In, San Diego, California, 1979

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1979, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Campus Drive-In Theater, 1979 / San Diego, California / John Margolies / July, 1991 / 44." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions… Read more
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cover of Rocket Drive-In, Sweetwater Texas, 1979

Rocket Drive-In, Sweetwater Texas, 1979

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1979, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Rocket Drive-In Theater, 1979 / Sweetwater, Texas / John Marolies / July 1991 / 49." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Sunset Drive-In Theater, Tazewell, Virginia, 1979

Sunset Drive-In Theater, Tazewell, Virginia, 1979

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1981. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1979, struck in 1981, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Sunset Drive-In Theatre / Tazewell, Virginia / John Margolies / June, 1981 / 121." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built during… Read more
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cover of Circle Drive-In, Waco, Texas, 1982

Circle Drive-In, Waco, Texas, 1982

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1982, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Circle Drive-In Theater, 1982 / Waco, Texas / John Margolies / June, 1991 / 48." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions built… Read more
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cover of Beltline Drive-In, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1982

Beltline Drive-In, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1982

by John Margolies (photographer)

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Published
1991
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N.p.: John Margolies, 1991. Original oversize photograph by John Margolies, 1982, struck in 1991, signed by the photographer on the verso, "Beltline Drive-In Theater, 1982 / Grand Rapids, Michigan / John Margolies / June, 1991 / 45." Architectural critic, photographer, and author, Margolies is best known for his photographs of vernacular and novelty architecture, most notably roadside attractions… Read more
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cover of Original photograph of an abandoned drive-in movie theater screen, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1965

Original photograph of an abandoned drive-in movie theater screen, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1965

by [Drive-in Culture] Hank Daniel (photographer)

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Published
1965
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Charlotte, NC: The Charlotte Observer, 1965. Vintage photograph of a disintegrating screen of an abandoned drive-in movie theater near Charlotte, North Carolina, taken by photographer Hank Daniel for The Charlotte Observer, 1965. On the verso is a "Hank Daniel" stamp, a "JUL 21 1965" stamp, and a Charlotte Observer newspaper clipping of the photograph's corresponding captions with an "AUG… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs of Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938

Archive of photographs of Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938

by [Southern California auto racing] [Midget racing] [Rajo Jack]

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Published
1938
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$2,450.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1938. Archive of 63 vintage vernacular and professional photographs, along with newspaper and program clippings, relating to Southern California Midget Auto Racing, circa 1937-1938. Archive of photographs assembled by an unknown Southern California Midget Auto Racing enthusiast in a scrapbook, with annotations of the names of the drivers adjacent to the photographs. Featuring many of… Read more
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cover of Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and ephemera regarding automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966

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N.p.: N.p., 1966. Archive of photographs, newspaper clippings, and various ephemera belonging to a Kenny Aumont Brown (1943-2016), of Burlington, North Carolina, largely relating to automobiles and automobile accidents, 1963-1966. The archive, assembled by Brown when in his early twenties, documents his preoccupation with automobiles, automobile accidents, and racing, at a time when Brown was first employed as… Read more
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cover of Archive of five original photographs of Portola Week and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, circa 1909-1915

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San Francisco: N.p., 1915. Archive of five vintage oversize photographs of San Francisco, circa 1909-1915, relating variously to Portola Week, the U.S.S. South Dakota battleship, the Panama-Pacific Exposition, and the opening of the Panama Canal. Manuscript captions on the rectos of each. Portola Week was a five-day festival that originated in 1909, in honor of Spanish explorer… Read more
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$1,500.00
cover of Original design illustration for an embroidered patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1950s

Original design illustration for an embroidered patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1950s

by [Americana] [Design] [Fast Food]

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Published
1964
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$850.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1964. Vintage design illustration for an embroidered uniform patch worn by Burger Chef employees, circa 1964. Sample patch affixed to the top left corner. The first Burger Chef restaurant was opened by Frank and Donald Thomas in Indianapolis in 1957. The chain quickly spread across the United States, with 335 locations across the country in… Read more
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cover of Archive of of five original oversize photographs of Frank Avilez, the San Francisco "Black-Gloved Rapist," 1947

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San Francisco: San Francisco Examiner, 1947. Archive consisting of five vintage oversize narrow margin photographs of Frank Avilez, the San Francisco "Black Gloved Rapist," 1947. All five with dated San Francisco Examiner Library Stamps on the verso, one "July 13 1947," three "July 14, 1947," and one "Aug 8 1947," four with "Frank Avilez" stamps on the verso, one… Read more
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cover of Original program for a 1925 Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute football game

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Baltimore: N.p., 1925. Vintage program for a Baltimore City College vs. Baltimore Polytechnic Institute (or what Baltimoreans would call a "City vs. Poly") football game, held at the Baltimore Stadium in 1925. Included with the program is a ticket for the 1943 City vs. Poly game, as well as a small illustrated postcard showing the Polytechnic Institute in north… Read more
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$325.00
cover of Collection of ten original route cards for five itinerant theatre productions

Collection of ten original route cards for five itinerant theatre productions

by [Theatre] [Americana]

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Published
1929
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$375.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1929. Collection of ten vintage route cards advertising the showing schedules of five different traveling theatre shows produced by Cincinnati producer George E. Wintz between 1926 and 1929. Among the shows represented in this collection are "Ziegfeld Follies," Irving Berlin's "Music Box Revue," "The Vagabond King," "Rio Rita," and "George White's Scandals." The shows apparently… Read more
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cover of Archive of 20 original photographs taken at the Dean Guitar Factory, circa 1978

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Chicago: N.p., 1978. Archive of 20 vintage borderless vernacular photographs taken at the original Dean Guitar Factory, circa 1978. Photographs housed in a small spiral bound album, with three additional borderless color photographs taken in the mid-1980s laid in. The album documents a then-nascent Dean Guitars, with many shots of founder Dean Zelinsky, likely taken in the… Read more
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$375.00