Freedom Feels & Gigantic Gifts
Nostalgia is finding value within the little moments and our larger memories. As a member of the Photomyne family, we know the past holds a special place in your heart, and we welcome you to our weekly newsletter of nostalgic photos.
This week in history
On July 4th, 1884, France gifted the United States with the remarkable Statue of Liberty as a birthday present and a way to commemorate the two nations' friendship. What could possibly compare to such a gift?
Photo source: Library of Congress (1915)
New girls on the block
When you're a kid living in the suburbs, visiting the big city is like stepping into another world. Nothing gets more exciting!
Photo source: Pickryl (1969)
Sunday Fun Day
"This is my dad, my sister, and my brother going for coffee with our grandparents on a Sunday morning, several decades ago."
Photo source: Photomyne user Wil Selling
The way we were
Before electronics took over
Kids were easy to please back in the day, with a simple toy or candy. On the far right, John is thrilled to see his chocolate bunny!
Photo source: Flickr (1974)
A touch of Sharpy
Mom, not now!
Do you remember what it's like coming home from school, tired and hungry, and your mom wants to take your picture? Sometimes you're just not in the mood!
Sharpy is a feature allowing you to unblur grainy or lower-quality photos – try it yourself!
Photo source: Picryl (1906)
Photomyne user photo
"This is a picture of me as a child at our home in Brown Deer, Wisconsin. My mother took it shortly before my 6th birthday in 1960. As you can see, I'm very excited about some 4th of July event we were going to."
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Photo source: Photomyne user Richard Stecher
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