Category: Photographs

  • The Clowns, SF Examiner, Jun 1954

    The Clowns, SF Examiner, Jun 1954

    Courtesy of Jessica Fong, Executive Director at Stockton Art League Goodwin Gallery, the attached San Francisco Examiner Photography Page pdf of Sunday, Jun 13, 1954. A page chock full of art and photography news. And in all of it, there’s an image of Joel Dardis, who won the $5 weekly photo contest with a fun…

  • Hiatus from 1950 to 1954 ???

    Hiatus from 1950 to 1954 ???

    Yes, there are no negatives to be found from 1950 till December 24, 1954. There are no Dardis style images in the College of Pacific yearbooks in 1950, 1951, 1952 and 1954. Although Joel graduated in 1948, it’s clear he was still perfecting his photography art and skills at COP in 1949. Later, after 1955,…

  • Highschool Negatives, Sleeve 1, 1938-1939

    Highschool Negatives, Sleeve 1, 1938-1939

    As stated in previous blog post, I came across some transparent Hy-Klas Stockton Process Sleeves with 116 or 616 format negatives. Today we’ll look at the negatives and associated prints from the 1938-1939 timeframe. We remember from the first blog posts in this series that Joel had two rolls of 35mm negative film. The negative…

  • Joel Pahl Dardis, from 1921 to 1948

    Joel Pahl Dardis, from 1921 to 1948

    This blog post was only possible with the support of Liz Schuler, providing a number of childhood photos of Joel himself. I had a few, Liz provided the rest. And I’m almost sure more will come out of the woodwork. Joel was born June 6, 1921 and he graduates COP in 1948. It’s high time…