Most of the photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs, 20 to 200 megabytes in size) from the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) Many were digitized by LOC contractors using a Sinar studio back. They are adjusted by your webmaster for contrast and color in Photoshop before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here.
"Miss Jane [illegible], 1923." One of three images of Miss Jane in the archive. Who will be the first to identify our mystery aviatrix? National Photo glass negative. View full size. [The answer: Stanton Square reveals her to be Janet Moffett, daughter of Rear Admiral William Moffett.]