Tom Powell is flanked by hall of famers John Havlicek (left) and Joe DiMaggio. (Courtesy Kevin Powell)

Years before cellphones, the old Amusement Business magazine equipped its staffers with cameras and black-and-white film to document their travels to arenas, stadiums, fairs, amusement parks, carnivals and concerts.

As part of taking photographs for the trade publication, AB editor Tom Powell enforced a strict rule: Two people were required to be in a picture. It sounds simple, but findin...


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