History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

28 April, 2011


The natural sequel to a post on sleeping.

Lincoln Coffee Lounge and Cafe, Sydney, Australia, c.1948-1951, a favourite haunt of young artists, writers, and intellectual types.  The man standing at the rear is John Barry, the place's proprietor. Source

A cup of coffee given to a wounded soldier, WWI. Source

Coffee shop in Lethbridge, Alberta (a fairly small town), c. 1950. Source

Dutch immigrants drinking coffee at a Canadian train station, 1953. Source

The coffee shop at Mt. Sinai hospital in Minneapolis, MN, c. 1955. Source

A coffee stall at the Front, WWI. Source

Men standing in front of Lincoln Coffee Lounge and Cafe in Syndey, Australia (see above), c. 1950. Source

1 comment:

John said...

I enjoyed looking at your site. Many great stories and photos. Thank you.

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