In the 1900s signage became very poplar.  Advertising their establishments, signs were made in many different shapes and sizes.  In the early 1920s through the 1950s sign painters were nicknamed “Wall Dogs”.  They traveled across America, painting directly on brick buildings and wood barns.  Painting large pictures and letters with lead base paint.  The signs were high and visible.  Today you may see a fading, peeling image, they are called “ghost signs”.  The images are “ghostly”.   (Read more...)
 
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GR033 Graffiti - GR033: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR034 Graffiti - GR034: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR035 Graffiti - GR035: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR036 Graffiti - GR036: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR038 Graffiti - GR038: Graffiti July 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR039 Graffiti - GR039: Graffiti Sept 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR041 Graffiti - GR041: Casper - No Ghost Sept 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR042 Graffiti - GR042: Graffiti Sept 2004 Cleveland, Oh - , Other More Info
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GR044 Graffiti - GR044: Graffiti July 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR045 Graffiti - GR045: Graffiti Sept 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR046 Graffiti - GR046: Graffiti July 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR047 Graffiti - GR047: Graffiti July 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR048 Graffiti - GR048: Graffiti July 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR049 Graffiti - GR049: Graffiti July 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR050 Graffiti - GR050: Graffiti July 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR052 Graffiti - GR052: Graffiti March 2004 Cleveland, Oh - , Other More Info
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GR053 Graffiti - GR053: Graffiti Aug 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR054 Graffiti - GR054: People March 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR056 Graffiti - GR056: Graffiti March 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR057 Graffiti - GR057: "The Other White Meat" March 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR058 Graffiti - GR058: Boxcar March 2006 Cleveland, Oh - , Other More Info
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GR059 Graffiti - GR059: Boxcar March 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR060 Graffiti - GR060: Boxcar March 2006 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR062 Graffiti - GR062: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, Oh - , Other More Info
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GR063 Graffiti - GR063: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR064 Graffiti - GR064: Graffiti Feb 2004 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR070 Graffiti - GR070: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR071 Graffiti - GR071: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, Oh - , Other More Info
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GR072 Graffiti - GR072: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR073 Graffiti - GR073: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR074 Graffiti - GR074: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GR075 Graffiti - GR075: Graffiti Aug 2005 Cleveland, OH - , Other More Info
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GS004 Signs - Billboards - GS004: Gulf April 1970 Malvern, AR - , Other More Info
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GS014 Signs - Billboards - GS014: Texaco Gas Station Feb 1984 Trinidad, CO - , Other More Info
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GS032 Signs - Billboards - GS032: Mobil Horse March 1985 Moberly, MO - , Other More Info
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GS040 Signs - Billboards - GS040: Richfield Eagle Dec 1982 E. ELy, NV - , Other More Info
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GS062 Signs - Billboards - GS062: Sheeter Hi-Speed Gas Sept 1974 Delphos, OH - , Other More Info
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HI009 Neon - HI009: Kuhio May 1985 Honolulu, Oahu - Honolulu, Hawaii More Info
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IA105 Neon - IA105: Fox Feb 1982 Fort Madison - Fort Madison, Iowa More Info
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IA107
IA107 Neon - IA107: State Feb 1982 Fort Madison - Fort Madison, Iowa More Info
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ID015
ID015 Neon - ID015: Rio July 1984 Idaho FallsMovie Title: Ghost Busters - , Other More Info
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IL048
IL048 Neon - IL048: Sharon Nov 1983 Bunker Hill - Bunker Hill, Illinois More Info
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IL049 Neon - IL049: Sharon Nov 1983 Bunker Hill - Bunker Hill, Illinois More Info
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IL063 Neon - IL063: Grand Feb 1982 Centrailia GrandGrand Roller Rink - Centralia, Illinois More Info
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IL095
IL095 Neon - IL095: Virginia June 1983 Champaign - Champaign, Illinois More Info
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IL239 Neon - IL239: Logan Oct 1982 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois More Info
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IL243 Neon - IL243: Luna Oct 1982 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois More Info
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IL244 Neon - IL244: Luna Oct 1982 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois More Info
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IL248 Neon - IL248: Marshall Square Feb 1982 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois More Info
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IL249 Neon - IL249: Marshall Square Feb 1982 Chicago - Chicago, Illinois More Info
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