Since I collect (rescue) old, abandoned photographs as a hobby, I sometimes forget that I have old family photographs that are not abandoned at all.
They are not lost; they have just not been seen for fifty years.
Here are five old Polaroid Swinger photographs.
I believe they were taken late May 1968.
There were typically eight photographs to a roll of Swinger film so perhaps there are three more prints from this event somewhere.
And typically, the Polaroid Swinger turned out some bad shots. Maybe the other three frames missing from this roll were just thrown out. I don't suppose I'll ever know.
These photographs are just about the only memory I have of this event from nearly 50 years ago. So technically poor shots or not, that makes them very valuable. They hold a special place. They are a bookmark on a very special time. If it were not for these photographs, I probably would be unable to remember it at all.
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