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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • THE TOY DEPARTMENT, 1913

Naval Training: 1913

Naval Training: 1913

1913. "Naval Training Station at Newport, Rhode Island." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

 

Texaco: 1925

Texaco: 1925

Washington, D.C., 1925. "Texas Company station, Rhode Island and New Jersey avenues." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Radio Days: 1928

Radio Days: 1928

1928. Speaker grille assembly at the Atwater Kent radio factory in Philadelphia. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

A Real Life Saver: 1913

A Real Life Saver: 1913

May 24, 1913. Joseph N. Callahan modeling "Coxey's Life Saver and Water Wings." View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.

 

Atwater Kent: 1925

Atwater Kent: 1925

Philadelphia, 1925. Frank Aiken and Atwater Kent at the new Atwater Kent radio factory. View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

 

Flyboy: 1924

Flyboy: 1924

Another shot from that 1924 grade-school track meet in Washington. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

Cleared for Landing: 1924

Cleared for Landing: 1924

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Grade school track meet." View full size. National Photo Company Collection glass negative, Library of Congress.

 
 
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