United States and Canada: 1930 - . Photograph Album. Over 275 photographs on about 240 leaves contained in a 7” x 11.5” album. Most of the photographs measure 2.5” x 3.5”, some are 3.25” x 5”; all are mounted using photo corners. The photographs and album are in nice shape. Very good. Item #008590
The album documents three separate lengthy automobile trips made by two young men, possibly from Traverse City, Michigan, in the early 1930s. The first begins on 1 July 1930 and follows their travel through Akron, the Allegheny Mountains, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, New York City, Plymouth, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Duluth, Montana, Glacier National Park, Idaho, Oregon, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Mojave Desert, Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, Cody, and Deadwood. The second group of photographs begins on 4 July 1931 and follows their travel through Kentucky, Nashville, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, the Florida Keys, Clearwater, Ocala, New Orleans, San Antonio, Austin, Santa Fe, and Colorado. The third group of photographs is undated, but presumably from the summer of 1933, and follows their travels throughout Michigan including the Mackinac Straits, Upper Peninsula (St. Ignace, Manistique, Sault Ste. Marie, Forest Lake, Gladstone), Bay City, Cadillac, Benton Harbor, Manistee, Chicago Illinois, Sand Dunes Indiana, Detroit, St. Clair, and Port Huron. In addition to the expected tourist pictures, there are many photos of their car, tents, campsites, picnicking, bridges, ferries, etc.