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52 Wonderful Color Pics Document the Trailer Life of an American Family During the 1950s


52 Wonderful Color Pics Document the Trailer Life of an American Family During the 1950s

These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s.

Picnic by the side of the road, 1953

Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA, 1953

Florida State Line, March 1953

Getting a load of slag, Warren, Ohio, 1953

Leaving for Florida, March 1953
On the beach at Daytona, 1953
Our car and trailer, driving on Daytona Beach, Florida, 1953

Our trailer in Christians Trailer Park, Morrison, VA, 1953

Playing in the sand, somewhere in South Carolina, March 1953

Snowstorm on the second day of our trip to Florida, Winchester, VA, 1953
Trailer park in Florida, 1953
Trailer park in Ormond Beach, Florida, 1953

Campsite at Cumberland Falls State Park, KY, 1954
Car and trailer along road in Tennessee, 1954

Car, trailer, lake at Bass Lake Beach, Indiana, 1954

Family at campground, Hayes State Park, MI, 1954
Jan jumping rope, trailer park in Lexington, KY, 1954
Lunch by the side of the road, with our trailer and some cows joining the party, 1954
Picnic table, Raccoon Creek State Park, PA, 1954
Campground at Rollins Pond, Adirondack State Park, New York, 1955
Campsite and trailer, Island Lakes Recreation Area, MI, 1955
Campsite at Cayuga Lake State Park, NY, 1955
Campsite at trailer park in Franklin, PA, August 1955
Campsite with Esso station at Mount Bromley, Vermont, 1955
Campsite, Cloverleaf Trailer Park, Pittsburgh, 1955
Car and trailer at Rogers Rock sign, Adirondacks, New York, 1955
Car, trailer, and cabins, Sterling-Monroe Beach State Park, MI, 1955
Jan and I pose with Grandpa Reed in the driveway, Ohio, 1955
Picnic at Cook Forest, PA, 1955
Bear by the road in Yellowstone, 1956
Boardwalk at Homestake Mine, Lead, SD, 1956
Campsite in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1956
Car and trailer at 12,110 feet, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 1956
First boardwalk of the trip, Yankton, SD, 1956
Jan and me in the Badlands, SD, 1956
Mom and Jan at 9666 feet – Powder River Pass, Wyoming, 1956
Mount Rushmore, 1956
Reed and Morris family picnic at Cook Forest, PA, 1956
Reed and Morris kids between the two trailers, PA, 1956
Trailer in Badlands National Monument, SD, 1956
Campsite at Miles Standish State Forest, MA, 1957
Clear Creek State Park, PA, 1957
Covered bridge at Beaverskill Campsite, Catskills, New York, 1957
Entrance to Skyline Caverns, Virginia, 1957
Mom, Jan and me at campground, Myles Standish State Forest, MA, 1957
Parked along the street in Mannheim, PA, 1957
Camping area at Holland (Michigan) State Park, 1958
Campsite along St. Lawrence River, Alexandria, NY, 1959

Car and trailer at campsite, Canisbay Lake, Algonquin Provincial Park, 1959

Entrance sign for Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada, 1959

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