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Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.

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Our Gang: 1936

Our Gang: 1936

May 1936. "Boys playing. Decatur Homesteads, Indiana." 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

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City Fire Dept.

The pedal car appears to be a 1933 Steelcraft "Plymouth City Fire Dept" model. It was built by the Murray Ohio Manufacturing Company and sold under the "Steelcraft" brand name. Murray also made bicycles and tricycles.

Here is a restored car, missing its fire bell and "City Fire Dept" hood decals.

Love these guys

The dog is thinking, "I.Hate.This".

Is nothing sacred?

A Plymouth nameplate on a classic, ox-yoke Packard grill?

Those two on trikes

would turn out green if this was a colour photo.

Petey, you've changed

You have turned into a Pomeranian mix! That's a far cry forma Pit Bull, Americas favorite family dog at the time.

These kids are too cute! They are pushing eighty now.

Don't Toss Away Antiques!

Wow, That Antique Pedal-Car on the right...would easily fetch Thousands now on Ebay!
Any old 'Pedal-Car' is valuable and this was an especially nice one.
Don't toss old things away...they only gain in value!

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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