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Signs & Billboards

A sign is something that can point you towards an attraction – towards a milkshake, a movie, or a neighboring town — but some signs are so unique, or so bleakly common, that they themselves become attractions (or un-attractions). Check out some of the more unusual signs here at the picture collection – there are 98 pictures and 12 booklets waiting for you.

Queens, NY
KalTech Industries Group
Manufacturers of Environmental Graphics and Signage
InfoNorm Sign System

Amarillo, Texas
Photo by Howard Ande

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Drive-In Movie Theaters

Drive-In Movie Theaters

Zambia
National Geographic. September 2005.
Photo by Lynn Johnson.

Black & White Magazine, Issue 45. September 2006.

Geo.

Geo.

Bangkok, Thailand
National Geographic. November 1955.

National Lampoon, August 1990.

National Lampoon, August 1989.

National Lampoon, August 1989.

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Healthcare & Medicine – Dentistry +++

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The Dentistry folder is a subdivision of Healthcare & Medicine and contains 55 items, about half of which are pamphlets or booklets.

If plastic lip retractors, optical saliva ejectors, friction grip burs, serrated beak forceps, gold, porcelain, and cement sound like things you’d want inside your mouth, then these images are sure to make you smile:

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.
Dental Tools

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.
Dental Tools

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.
Dental Tools

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.
Dental Tools (Forceps)

“Union Broach Dental Specialties”, 1972.
Children’s Favors for Dentist’s Offices

From “Mould Chart for Dr. Myerson’s Teeth”

From the Veri-Chrome “Mold Chart” Booklet

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Palataline Pamphlet Cover

From the booklet “Permadent Preparation and Impression Procedure”, 1958.

Dental Restoration
From “Arabian Nights in Dentistry”, 1941. Prepared by John J. Nevin.
Art by John Schuster.

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Dentures
From “Arabian Nights in Dentistry”, 1941. Prepared by John J. Nevin.
Art by John Schuster.

From “Arabian Nights in Dentistry”, 1941. Prepared by John J. Nevin.
Art by John Schuster.
How dental anatomy affects the appearance of the facial structure

Dentures
From “Arabian Nights in Dentistry”, 1941. Prepared by John J. Nevin.
Art by John Schuster.

"ProsthetiClinic", Series 3, No 5. 1951.

“ProsthetiClinic”, Series 3, No 5. 1951.
Dentures and Dental Restoration

“ProsthetiClinic”, Series 3, No 5. 1951.
Dental Casts

“ProsthetiClinic”, Series 3, No 5. 1951.
Dental Prosthesis

From the “American Journal of Orthodontics”, June 1948.
Malocclusian

How childhood habits affect the composition of the teeth and bite.

“Dental Survey”, December 1952.
(Relating prosthesis of the body to dental prosthesis)

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Back Cover of “Arabian Nights in Dentistry”, 1941. Prepared by John J. Nevin.
Art by John Schuster.