I sat by that stroller and called out her name for three minutes: “Julia, Julia, Juuulllliiiiiiaa.” But she wouldn’t emerge. Finally this happened.
Billy Daniels and Martha Braun Daniels at the Los Angeles airport in 1950.
William Boone Daniels (September 12, 1915 - October 7, 1988), better known as Billy Daniels, was a singer active in the United States and Europe from the mid-1930s to 1988, notable for his hit recording of “That Old Black Magic” and his pioneering performances on early 1950s television.
Disneyland c. 1960s
February 1940. Auto transport passing through Eufaula, Oklahoma.
March 24, 1948. L Motors, business at 175th Street and Broadway, New York City.
Pilot William C. Hopson of the U.S. Mail Service in Winter Flying Clothing
Regularly scheduled airmail service first began in the United States on May 15, 1918. “Wild Bill” Hopson remains one of the more colorful of the early airmail pilots. A former cab driver who survived several close calls (once landing upside down in a cornfield), he perished when his plane crashed during a storm in 1928. Check out his “Pilot Story” at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.
The Cities Service new Directomat, located on the New Jersey Turnpike, gives travelers directions at the push of a button, 1961.
Royal Services …
Those were the days.
Summer 1938. New York street scene, Seventh Avenue at West 125th.