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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • HABANA CARNAVAL, 1946

Red Alert: 1965

Red Alert: 1965

"10/9/65. New York World's Fair. Young redheaded son of Mr. John Semenya of Yonkers, N.Y." 35mm Ektachrome taken by an unknown photographer at the Chrysler pavilion with a Miranda Model D. View full size.

Three Babes and a Buick: 1926

Three Babes and a Buick: 1926

San Francisco, 1926. "Girls in Buick at Golden Gate Park." 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

 

New England Terminal: 1957

New England Terminal: 1957

"Street scene, Providence, 1957." Featuring the New England Terminal Co. bus station, Chicken Roost restaurant and Journal-Bulletin newspaper building. 35mm negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

 

Tenants Wanted: 1905

Tenants Wanted: 1905

"Spitzer Building, Madison Avenue, Toledo, 1905." The former hub of downtown Toledo's legal community, this red-brick edifice completed in the 1890s is now vacant and in disrepair. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Old-School: 1953

Old-School: 1953

Jan. 29, 1953. "Greenville School, town of Greenburgh, New York. Foyer." At right, "Third Grade Paintings." 5x7 negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Kodak Noir: 1965

Kodak Noir: 1965

1965. "New York World's Fair -- Kodak Pavilion at night." Medium format color transparency, photographer unknown. View full size.

 

Coffee Shop Cadillac: 1964

Coffee Shop Cadillac: 1964

"St. Clairs Coffee Shop and Mosher Record Store, Boston, night." Neon with a side of tailfin. 35mm negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

 
 
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