I’ve got a lot of big group photos in the collection. Often I’ll pick one up because I notice a small detail or two that appeals to me, and other times it’s the whole group that appeals. For your entertainment today we have a number of big group photos, and where there’s small details that I found chillingly exciting, I’ve highlighted them and blown them up for you.
A couple of the photos come with locations and years attached, others don’t and the periods are guestimated. Considering the big groups pictured, some of the actual photos are very small (2-3 inches on the longest side) so the details get a bit blurry when blown up. For me though, that’s part of the appeal!
Group photo from St Louis, Missouri – 1940s
Detail of group photo from St Louis, Missouri – 1940s
A group of tiny terrors from 1945
Detail one from a group of tiny terrors from 1945
Detail two from a group of tiny terrors from 1945
Spooky group of masked adults – 1950s?
Group photo from Fredenberg, Minnesota – 1936
Detail one from group photo from Fredenberg, Minnesota – 1936
Detail two from group photo from Fredenberg, Minnesota – 1936
Halloween group with Clown – 1950s
Big school gathering – 1940s
Detail one from big school gathering – 1940s
Detail two from big school gathering – 1940s
Very blurry detail three from big school gathering – 1940s
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