Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017
A very merry Christmas from the South Belt Houston Digital Archive on our 5th Christmas in existence.
That first Christmas I was so thrilled to have found this photo of my long remembered Foley's Shoe Ship, even if it was dark, out of focus, and only a fraction of the whole thing.
And here we are at year five, just a bit of improvement.
On that first Christmas, this was a close as I could get to seeing the blue Foley's "eyelids" in color
Some 2017 purchases for the Archive grouped here for your enjoyment
Sunday, December 24, 2017
1969, the tree at the second Christmas Almeda Mall hosted.
People often ask if I can't use the photos from the microfiche newspaper holdings. The answer is, microfiche was about the worst way to preserve newspaper photographs ever. Advertisements are okay, but photos are nearly impossible. To wit: