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Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.

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Little Hallers: 1933

Little Hallers: 1933

Washington, D.C., 1933. "Robert Haller children." An unidentified Haller tot with equally anonymous Big Brother. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

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My blanket!

I am aghast. I have my baby blanket which my grandmother
made for me 67 years ago, in the same pattern as the one here. Tear in my eye.

No one's touching this one I see.

Yeah, it's kind of an awkward pose at best.

[I will have to rummage around in the basement for our stash of 11-foot poles. - Dave]

Such Innocence!

Absolutely Precious! (although if the upholstery on the arm of the loveseat is frayed, I'm surprised the blanket wasn't used to cover it up)

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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