A 1975 parade winds through the long avenues of Newburgh, New York. The town is located about 60 miles north of New York City. During the 20th Century it was a popular site for regional firemen’s parades.
The longer I blog about my generation, Generation X, the 13th generation of Americans, and the older I get, the more it feels as if I’m merely compiling a record of demographic nearly forgotten before it could be remembered. Were we – are we – truly a lost generation like the nomads who came before […]
Here are some wonderful 35 mm slide images of President Richard Nixon’s 1971 visit to Walla Walla, Washington. The photos first appeared on Bygone Walla Walla. They were taken by Howard B. Ludwigs. Here is a brief excerpt from the speech he gave that day. “…I would like to tell you a little about what […]
Guest Post by Chloe Koffas, Light From A Pixel Editor’s Notes: One of the longest-running Gen X blogs shares the title of this post. Check out Harvest Gold Memories. The photos in this post feature neither the guest blogger nor the editor, they do, however, represent the life and times of several Gen-Xers who grew up […]
Sunday is Mother’s Day. Do you have a favorite picture of your mother? Here is another beautiful picture of mothers from Nelson’s photo archive, which he has generously shared with me. Nelson (who wishes to only be identified by his first name) worked as an accountant in the airline industry for many years. He was […]