Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Two Souvenir Slides

I found a couple set of souvenir slides recently from a photographer I did not know did work for Disneyland. The sets are packaged eight slides to a set with an interesting aluminum holder. The slide sets are marked for Frank Holmes Laboratories. Unfortunately they are all rather red by now. I have tried to fix the color as much as possible. Based upon the images and the 1959 Main Street shield in the background, the images are from 1959. The first is from set 25 Main Street USA and is number 25-2 Horse Trolley Main Street.

The second slide is marked the same header and is 25-4 Quartet. The slide shows an early incarnation of the Barber Shop Quartet but do not appear to be the Mellomen Barber Shop Quartet from the Disneyland album meet me down on main street.

Does anyone have other slides from this series of souvenir slides? I will continue over the next several days showcasing the slides.


Major Pepperidge said...

Matterhorn, I have quite a group of slides from this set. I recognize the Barbershop Quartet.There are at least 60 or 70 in the bunch, and yes, they have turned very magenta.

The slide of the Douglas Moonliner that I posted months ago is from that set, for some reason that one restored really nicely. But I couldn't get most of the rest to look very good! I was tempted to just show them as black and white images, but yours look good even with the soft colors.

walterworld said...

That looks like the earliest incarnation of The Dapper Dans...

Thanks for sharing more of your outstanding collection.