Why Do We Work Here?

The average day of two girls, Joe and Pinky, working in an antique store

1912
Vive Ste Anne
Joe really appreciates this illustration of a cowboy in the Esquire Drink Book, published in 1956. It’s the rye whiskey chapter.
Newsie found this in a stack of photos from the 50’s-60’s.
Look at the poor kid in the front row. He is just sobbing.
(Kindergarten class of 1969)

Overheard in our store.

Little girl, drunkenly: “I found the prettiest girl IN MY LIIIIFE.”

(She is SO excited about everything in this store.)

Joe is just a bit upset about this blueberry hat.
Unfortunately, Our Darling’s face is starting to crack open.

Unfortunately, Our Darling’s face is starting to crack open.

One reason as to Why Joe Works Here.

It is two hours after the store has opened and there have been only two customers to speak of.

Joe has spent the morning getting paid to drink coffee, read Steven King, and listen to jazz.

anneyhall:

A Couple on Subway, 1946.
Photo by Stanley Kubrick

anneyhall:

A Couple on Subway, 1946.

Photo by Stanley Kubrick

(via mattsvintage)

"Horn Player" estimated 1910-1919
"Listen, my treasure, the sweet confession of love. What you did to me, I always want to hear them!" 1919