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Vintage Photos of America by Bernie Smetzer

September 24, 2018

My dad was not a professional photographer or artist. But he did love to take photos. Here are a few of them.

 

Mom & my older sister Rose in 1943. Photo probably by Bernie Smetzer

Mom & my older sister Rose in 1943.

Mom and my older sister Rose, summer 1943. Photo probably by Bernie Smetzer

Mom and Rose, summer 1943

 

Granddad Smetzer and Rose in 1943. Photo probably by Bernie Smetzer

Granddad Smetzer and Rose in 1943.

My sister Rose and Shep. 1940's. Photo probably by Bernie Smetzer.

Rose and Shep. 1940’s.

My sister Rose on a horse. Late 1940's. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Rose on a horse. Late 1940’s.

Rock City. Mid 1950's. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Rock City. Mid 1950’s.

Bryce Canyon in 1950's. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Bryce Canyon in 1950’s.

Arizona desert, about 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Arizona desert, about 1960.

Smokey Mountains, mid 1950's. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Smokey Mountains, mid 1950’s.

Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Somewhere out west.

Bryce Canyon. 1959. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Bryce Canyon. 1959.

Bryce Canyon. 1959. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Bryce Canyon. 1959.

Petrified Forest. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Petrified Forest. About 1960.

About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Somewhere out west. About 1960.

Grand Canyon. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Grand Canyon. About 1960.

Grand Canyon. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Grand Canyon. About 1960.

Grand Canyon. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Grand Canyon. About 1960.

About 1967. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Somewhere out west. About 1967.

Arizona. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Arizona.

Somewhere out west. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Somewhere out west. About 1960.

Somewhere out west. About 1960. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Somewhere out west. About 1960.

Girl in the Air, Barrow, Alaska. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Girl in the Air, Barrow, Alaska.

Alaska. Photo by Bernie Smetzer.

Alaska.

Bernie Smetzer with his favorite camera in 1959. Photo by Viola Smetzer.

Dad with his favorite camera in 1959.

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