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John Margolies was a fantastic photographer, author, and architectural critic who captured thousands of photographs of buildings and roadside attractions between 1969 and 2008. His collection of almost 12,000 color slides that share a view of American History that represents views of main streets, buildings, and signage was acquired by the Library of Congress

Aberdeen, SD - Twist Cone Ice Cream Sign

Aberdeen, SD - Twist Cone Ice Cream Sign

Afton, OK - Green Acres Motel Sign, 1982

Afton, OK - Green Acres Motel Sign, 1982

Afton, OK - Liquor Store, 1982

Afton, OK - Liquor Store, 1982

Albatross, MO - Mobil Station, 1979

Albatross, MO - Mobile Station, 1979

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Art Detail

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Art Detail

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Art Detail - 2

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Art Detail - 2

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Office & Sign

Albuquerque, NM - Aztec Motel Office & Sign

Albuquerque, NM - Cactus Drive-in Theater

Albuquerque, NM - Cactus Drive-in Theater

Albuquerque, NM - Casa Grande Lodge

Albuquerque, NM - Casa Grande Lodge

Albuquerque, NM - Desert Sands Motor Hotel, 2003

Albuquerque, NM - Desert Sands Motor Hotel, 2003

Albuquerque, NM - Mori's Bar, 1979

Albuquerque, NM - Mori's Bar, 1979

Albuquerque, NM - Old Burger Chef, 1979

Albuquerque,NM - Old Burger Chef, 1979

Albuquerque, NM - Red Ball Cafe, 1979

Albuquerquem NM - Red Ball Cafe, 1979

Allentown, AZ - Indian City Exxon Station, 1979

Allentown, AZ - Exxon Station, 1979

Allentown, AZ - Indian City, 1979

Allentown, AZ - Indian City, 1979

Amarillo, TX - Esquire Theater, 1977

Amarillo, TX - Esquire Theater, 1977.

Anadarko, OK - Teepee Building

Anadarko, OK - Teepee Building

Arcadia, OK - Gibble Gas

Arcadia, OK - Gibble Gas

Asbury Park, NJ - Palace Amusements Ferris Wheel, 1978

Asbury Park, NJ - Palace Amusements Ferris Wheel, 1978

Asbury Park, NJ - Palace Amusements Fun House - 2, 1978

Asbury Park, NJ - Palace Amusements Fun House - 2, 1978