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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • STOCKHOLM TRAVEL, 1936

A Close Shave: 1914

A Close Shave: 1914

Circa 1914. "Army or National Guard camp." National Photo Co. View full size.

 

At Ease: 1914

At Ease: 1914

Circa 1914 in the vicinity of Washington, D.C. "U.S. Army soldiers in front of tent." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Roy F. Carty: 1919

Roy F. Carty: 1919

Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Roy F. Carty." Chief draftsman for the Shipping Board during the war, Roy went into business for himself in 1919 at 1407 14th Street N.W. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Hospital Hookup: 1924

Hospital Hookup: 1924

Washington, D.C., circa 1924. "Radio at Garfield Hospital." Feeling better yet? National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Eight Is Enough: 1924

Eight Is Enough: 1924

November 18, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Debutantes of Columbia Hospital Benefit Committee." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Fresh Air: 1915

Fresh Air: 1915

March 16, 1915. "Washington Asylum Hospital." Nat'l Photo Co. View full size.

 

The Sterilizer: 1922

The Sterilizer: 1922

"Nurse, 1922." National Photo Co. Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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