So, last night, Larry and I were looking at this picture online. I was telling him who, when, where etc, and about the "garage" in the background. I said I remembered dad calling the car they're standing in front of a DeSoto. However, I was more interested in the car grandpa kept in that garage--remember it? A dusty looking black car, with that snub back-end and SPAGHETTI MONSTER head lights. What make was it, what year?
We both started googling, and he came up with an answer before I did, like usual!
I think the DeSoto was one of THESE , a 1953. Was it a sort of tomato red/orange? Did it belong to Uncle Matt?
As for the car in the garage, Uncle Eddie thought it was a Plymouth, and the closest thing I can find to my memory of it is a 1936 2 door coop. Sorta like these.
Uncle Eddie remembered that grandpa could stand milk cans in the trunk of the car...lol
(Cousin Gary Sufka just emailed: "Marlys, that old black car that Grandpa and I could put two milk cans in was a 1939 Chrysler. I think that in all the times that I rode with him in it we never made it over 35 mph".