Jack Kerouac’s Naval Reserve Enlistment Mugshot, 1943
James Miller (alias James Stewart). Arrested for robbery, escaped from Moorhead September 7, 1919.
Washington, D.C. Blizzard, 1922
Elizabeth Short, aka the Black Dahlia, arrested on September 23, 1943 for underage drinking.
ca. 1860-1890, [tintype portrait of a gentleman earnestly holding hands with two listless individuals]
Two young women eating caramel apples, c. 1940–1945 photographed by Charles “Teenie” Harris (x)
The Fleming family pose in a 1906 Clemont-Talbot motorcar in Kilmarnock, Scotland. Have a look at the number plate: “SY 16”. This was the 16th automobile licensed in Edinburgh (Midlothian)!
Fleming was born in 1888 and emigrated to Canada in 1908. He became a mechanic and served in the Canadian Army Service Corps during the First World War. I’ll be sharing more images from the Fleming collection over the next few months.
Seated next to John is his younger brother Wallace. Behind him is his mother Marion and sisters May and Mary.