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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

Colorful Cleveland: 1911

Colorful Cleveland: 1911

Cleveland, Ohio, circa 1911. "The Public Square -- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument." A bustling scene, patriotically decorated. View full size.

 

Even More Windows

Look at this view of the May Co. in 1900 from a previous Shorpy post. There's even more windows. It must have undergone a major renovation during those 11 years.

I know I put it somewhere

where is that ladder?

Let There Be Light

Note the all-window front of The May Co. Probably cutting-edge architecture and construction for the time.

 
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