Sweden’s Atomic Energy, 1960s Pamphlets

In September 1967 my grandfather visited Stockholm for a meeting of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Technical Committee 45, setting standards for nuclear reactor test equipment. TC45 held yearly conferences, rotating around mostly European cities. My grandfather was very serious about taking photographs and left slides from each trip. In addition to a couple carousels […]

Wallingford Eba’s Store No. 7

In 1927 Eba’s Cut Rate Grocery opened a new store in Wallingford. My grandmother Elizabeth, seven years old, lived a block away. It must have been a regular destination of her mother Mary. Eba’s in Wallingford A brief article with photograph ran in May 1927 announcing the opening of Eba’s Market at 1922 North 45th […]

Dad’s 8-Tracks

There were two boxes of 8-track cassettes that my dad treasured. When I was still very little he used to play them in his stereo, I remember specifically asking to hear Harry Chapin’s 30,000 Pounds of Bananas over and over again. But later, with no 8-track player, they were crammed into a couple of boxes […]