Founded by Oskar and Fritz Ziegenspeck in 1875, DAM ( Deutsche Angelgeräte Manufaktur) remains a quality tackle manufacturer in Germany today. Most of the company’s exports have been spinning tackle—including the Quick reel—but some lures made it stateside as well. More DAM here.
Roadside Stand, Birmingham, Alabama, 1936
Photograph by Walker Evans
One of thousands of photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information between 1935 and 1943. The project initially documented government loans to individual farmers, but turned to recording rural and urban conditions throughout the United States as the country mobilized for World War II.
Chapleau, Ontario, 1963
Labrador, Canada, 1960
Wheatley Fly Box and Steelhead Flies
Source: Lang’s Auction
“Damn Right Your Dad Drank It”
Canadian Club Print Ad, 2007
Posed, styled, and color-corrected to look like a vintage snapshot, this faux tableaux of men at play in the 1970s was part of a Beam Global Spirits campaign to convince younger male drinkers to abandon beer and wine for harder liquor. “Your Dad Was Not a Metrosexual” was the headline under this particular slice of sporty nostalgia.
Plain of the Six Glaciers, Lake Louise, Alberta, 1925
Source: McCord Museum