Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
 Thank you for your readership and contributions. 


Monday, May 10

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The Daily Mail shares the story of how Chicago photographer Jeff Phillips uncovered the lives of Harry Grossmann and Edna Lehr, whose vacation slides he found in a thrift shop. An exhibition of the photos and story just closed at Intuit. (Thanks, Dee!) Meanwhile, the Reader tells of another photographic mystery.

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