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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE RIO TRAVEL, c 1950s

Birds of a Feather: 1916

Birds of a Feather: 1916

1916. "N.R. Wood of Smithsonian Institution mounting birds." Our second look at Nelson Wood in his natural habitat. Harris & Ewing glass neg. View full size.

 

Meet the Badderses: 1965

Meet the Badderses: 1965

My grandparents Phyllis & John Badders and their 4 children. From L to R, Top: Susan, Jeffery, and Ginny (my mother). Bottom: Phyllis, Jack, and John. Unfortunately, my grandfather John passed away just a few years after this photo was taken, so I never had the pleasure of knowing him. He was very much loved, and continues to be missed by those he left behind. View full size.

Emergency Hospital: 1920

Emergency Hospital: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Emergency Hospital, interior." The latest in lab facilities. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

The Tabulators: 1920

The Tabulators: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. One of half a dozen images labeled "Tabulating Machine Co." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Jack Hannah Jr.: 1917

Jack Hannah Jr.: 1917

Washington, D.C., 1917. "Grand Army of the Republic. Emblem carved in wood by switchman at peace monument." The G.A.R. was a fraternal organization whose members were Union Army veterans. Harris & Ewing. View full size.

 

With Stuffing: 1916

With Stuffing: 1916

1916. "N.R. Wood of Smithsonian Institution, mounting birds." Who can identify the big fella? Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Louisita Rides Again: 1913

Louisita Rides Again: 1913

The second of seven 1913 glass negatives from the Harris & Ewing Collection captioned "Louisto Wood." It's Equestrian Tuesday at Shorpy! View full size.

 
 
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