I has around 50 of these vellum like envelopes, they looked a lot like the envelopes people collect stamps in. Anyways, it looked like it was an Army (?) guy's photo book with lots of photos of (I'm guessing) his wife, her family, and his kid from 1944.
Here's the back of it. It says Wayne Solmonson (37078554) Co. "A" 43rd Engr. Const. Bn.
Here's the front of it. It says Barberton Film Album, and then handwritten on the right edge Wayne Solmonson Co "A" 43rd Engr. C.B. My aunt, cousin and I who went on our mini vacation decided it must have been in some old box of photos someone didn't want. We decided Wayne's child must not be alive now, because there are photos of him at 6 1/2 months in 1944, so he'd be in his 60's now. I got the whole album for about $6.00
I bought this cute little tea cup that's about an inch tall for $1.00, and that tiny little tin, that's about the size of a nickel for $1.00
I also bought a bunch of handkerchiefs. I really do love them, that yellow one is just plain, so I'm thinking about doing my own embroidery on it. The green one, is very sheer and very lightweight, the picture on it, is painted and looks like a pagoda. They were all about $1.00 each.
I also got all these photos for $2.25. I was just mentioning not so long ago, how I could never find old photos for good prices around here, then I find this stack of photos and the photo album above. I don't know what I'm going to do with them, I always think it's pretty cool to have a little peek into someone else's life.
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