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blackpool-promenade-victorian.jpg
This image was made into postcards for Blackpool's Promenade. Although the image is from the Victorian period, many of the buildings appear in Johnny's photograph of the promenade, taken in 1944.

Waller_Clipping-6.jpg
In this clipping, a husband provides breakfast in bed for his new wife. He then demands she do the same for him every day.

Waller_Clipping-8.jpg
In this clipping, a GI at a soda shop proposes to the waitress, saying that he doesn't have time to wait.

Waller_Clipping-2.jpg
In this newspaper opinion excerpt, a reader replies to a comparison of Mediterranean and British women, arguing that Mediterranean women are generally more beautiful.

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A Valentine card with hand-drawn illustration sent by Johnny to Geraldine

Waller_Photo_3_F.jpg
Although unmarked, this photograph presumably captures John C. Waller in military uniform. For verification, see the other photographs in which he has labelled himself.

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Waller_Photo_5_F.jpg
Taken in 1944, the photograph shows a number of storefronts along the Promenade in Blackpool. Most notable is Louis Tussaud's Waxwork Museum, which is still open today.

Waller_Photo_4_F.jpg
Taken in 1944, the photograph shows beachgoers next to the Central Pier at Blackpool. A banner on the pier advertises a show called "Highlights of 1944" and lists the featured performers.
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