Vintage photos of:
Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "Modoc baseball team." Who seem to have been a rather short-lived club. National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.
August 21, 1924. "Miss Helen G. Sweeney." Helen represented the District of Columbia as Miss Washington in Atlantic City and, as Miss Treasury Department, led a fashion revue in "Uncle Sam's Follies," a musical put on by federal employees. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
New York City, January 1913. "1 p.m. Family of Onofrio Cottone, 7 Extra Place, finishing garments in a terribly run down tenement. The father works on the street. The three oldest children help the mother on garments: Joseph, 14, Andrew, 10, Rosie, 7, and all together they make about $2 a week when work is plenty. There are two babies." View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
October 1908. Grafton, West Virginia. "Glassworks carrying-in boy at lehr (annealing furnace), fifteen years old. Has worked for several years. Works nine hours. Day shift one week, night shift next week. Gets $1.25 per day." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.