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WW2 Days - Reenactor Registration Open [14 Jul 2009|06:15pm]

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Registration for Midwest's largest WWII living history event is now open.

If you are interested in reserving space for your own unit, you need to do so ASAP (deadline Sept 1st), they fill up fast.

The following is the Reenactor Information website:

http://skoelling.homestead.com/Rockfordevent.html

Here is the registration website:

http://rockford.eventbrite.com/

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Question re: mass market oil painting [04 Sep 2008|09:13pm]

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[ mood | hopeful ]

I'm hoping members here can help me to recall a painting that hung on my grandparent's living room wall, and that I've seen plenty of times since, but I am unable to remember the name of the artist. This was a large mass-market oil painting, I believe it originated in the early 1960's, featuring an abstract city-scape, it may in fact be NYC, but I'm not sure about that bit. It was done in shades of blues and greens and commonly hung behind the sofa or above the mantel. I'm sure most everyone who appreciates the era has seen a copy of it at some point.

A little help, please? I've been able to remember this at any other time, but not tonight, and it's driving me batty!

Thanks very much.

EDIT: I found a photo of it:


x-posted to midcenturymod

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Midway Village WWII Days Rockford, IL Photos (x-posted) [25 Sep 2007|01:42am]

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1959 Cadillac Coupe de Ville For Hire [29 Jun 2007|12:08pm]

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[ mood | content ]


Car Specifications | Gallery | Booking Form
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What I did last weekend [26 Jun 2007|05:02pm]

mlif
[ mood | happy ]

For those of you who don't know. I am a WWII reenactor. I portray a combat photographer. I have a little service I offer to visitors at public events. I let them dress up in a uniform -- usually the uniform of a relative (grandpa, grandma, great-uncle, etc.) who was a WWII vet, then I take their photo with my WWII 4x5 Speed Graphic.

Here are some photos I took at the WWII Weekend at Historic Ft. Snelling this past weekend.

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Hanger Dance, Blaine Aviation Days May 19th, 2007 [15 May 2007|12:17pm]

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[ mood | energetic ]

Saturday, May 19th
Golden Wings Museum
8797 Airport Road
Anoka County Airport (Blaine)
8:00 to midnight

http://www.discoveraviationdays.org/

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Hanger Dance this Saturday (X-Posted) [08 May 2007|01:57pm]

mlif
[ mood | jubilant ]

Commemorative Air Force, MN Wing Presents
the Spring Swing Big Band Hangar Dance
Inver Grove Heights, MN
(I hope you will pass on this information and we hope to see you all there!)

Dance is May 12th from 6pm-???

Featuring the Roseville big band and the MN State Fire Memorial Pipe Band
Terry & Cindy of TC Swing- offering a free dance lession

Doors Open At 6, dance lession at 7
Dance starts at 8 goes till Midnight!
$10 donation per person at the door

Prizes for best Civilian Dress & Uniforms
Food, beverages, Silent Auction, Raffle, WWII aircraft & vehicles on display and more!!
Don't miss it!
Please visit the website for more information.

www.cafmn.org

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thought you might like this site! [19 Mar 2006|10:15am]

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2006 Wings of Freedom Airshow Reenactor Registration Now Open [20 Feb 2006|10:48pm]

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Click here for details

This year, the Wings of Freedom Airshow Theme will be "First To Fight".

Airshow Dates are Friday, Saturday and Sunday May 26th - 28th, Red Wing Regional Airport -- Bay City, WI

Registration is now open to all WWII reenactors and impressions.

For full details please see the reenactor info website at:

http://maxair2air.com/AIR/WOF2006/WOF06-Reenactors.html

Please forward this to any interested parties.

Thank you and I hope to see you there,

Troy LaFaye

Reenactor Coordinator
2006 Wings of Freedom Airshow Planning Committee
www.wingsoffreedom.org
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Swing Dance, Friday Nov. 25th - St. Paul, MINN (X-Posted) [14 Nov 2005|10:51am]

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Veterans' Weekend - Ft. Snelling, MN July 2005 [01 Aug 2005|03:41pm]

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Lady Reenactors Needed (xposted) [27 Jul 2005|11:10am]

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WWII Veterans' Weekend, Historic Ft. Snelling, MN July 30 & 31 [27 Jul 2005|11:10am]

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Dates: July 30, 2005, July 31, 2005
Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fee: $8 for adults; $6 for senior citizens; $4 for children ages 6 to 17. Free admission for veterans and their households, and children age 5 and under

An encampment just outside of the fort's walls will feature displays of original World War II uniforms, restored 1940s military vehicles and historic reenactments. Demonstrations of tactics, weapons and training will take place every 30 minutes. Inside the fort's walls, the year is 1827 and soldiers and their families will go about their daily activities.

http://www.mnhs.org/places/sites/hfs/

Historic Fort Snelling
Hwy 5 and Post Rd
St Paul, MN 55488

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Liberty Days: Antigo, WI July 2005 (X-posted) [19 Jul 2005|03:59pm]

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These are some ladies (Mother and two daughters) who portray Mechanics with the US Army 3rd Div.

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Swing Dance July 22nd (x-posted) [14 Jul 2005|10:57pm]

mlif
[ mood | bouncy ]

Wabasha Street Caves
215 Wabasha Street S, Saint Paul, MN

When : 
Friday, July 22, 7:15pm to Midnight

All ages event
Lesson start at 7:15
Live music from 8:00 - 12:00
$8.00 at the door

www.wabashastreetcaves.com

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Swing in the 4th of July! (x-Posted) [27 Jun 2005|02:20pm]

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[ mood | In the mood, duh! ]

July 4th, 2005

VETERANS MEMORIAL PARK (66th & CHICAGO AVE.), RICHFIELD
MUSIC BY THE MINNESOTA JAZZ ORCHESTRA
7:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.

3 hours of live swing music and NO COVER!


http://www.ci.richfield.mn.us/Events/July4th.htmFireworks immediately following!

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CAF Airshow, Redwing, MN JUN 05 [27 Jun 2005|02:20pm]

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Me and my photo early war set up:



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Discover Aviation Days Hanger Dance, May 21, 2005 Blaine, MN [22 May 2005|01:10pm]

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Click for more photos:

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Swing Dance Anyone? (x-posted) [19 May 2005|06:41pm]

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Two Opportunities:

Thurday May 19th

The cover charge is $7.00 per person.

A dance lesson starts at 6:15pm and the band starts at 7:00pm. Tonight's band will be Beasley's Big Band

Wabasha Street Caves
215 Wabasha Street South
St. Paul, MN
651-224-1191

http://www.wabashastreetcaves.com

#2 - May 21st
Discovedr Aviation Days
Evening Hangar Dance - 8:00 pm to Midnight
Refreshments available all evening
Admission:
Dance = $10.00 - Per Person
Teens (13 - 17) = $6.00  -  Per Person
Ages 12 and under =  FREE
Golden Wing's Museum, 8797 Airport Road, Anoka Co. Airport - Janes Field, Blaine, MN

David Andrew's Big Band

http://www.discoveraviationdays.org/Dance.htm

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Zeppelintribune Swastika Blown Up [19 May 2005|12:08pm]

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Does anyone know where we could find the video (or have it on their computer and could send it to us) of the US Army blowing up this swastika on the top of the Zeppelintribüne? We've looked for it for two days on google, and aren't really sure what to call it/what to search for, and haven't turned up any results that help.
So, if you could please help or know anyone who could, it would be much appreciated ^_^
Blowing up the SwastikaCollapse )

Any help would be appreciated ^_^ Thanks in advance!
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