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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • ENGLISH AND AMERICAN BAR, c. 1890

Best Friends: 1915

Best Friends: 1915

1915. Washington, D.C. "Miss Edith Gracie -- dog show." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Fire-Chief: 1940

Fire-Chief: 1940

June 1940. Washington, D.C. "Discarded oil cans at truck service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue)." 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Hotel Gus: 1905

Hotel Gus: 1905

St. Clair Flats, Michigan, circa 1905. "Resort sightseers on dock of Gus. Trautz's Hotel." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Bar Association: 1907

Bar Association: 1907

Circa 1907. "Courthouse, Columbus, O." Justice, bookended by tobacco and liquor. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

T for Two: 1922

T for Two: 1922

June 13, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Viola LaLonde and Elizabeth Van Tuyl." Our second glimpse of these Jazz-Age vagabonds. National Photo. View full size.

 

Grand Piazza: 1908

Grand Piazza: 1908

Lake George, New York, circa 1908. "Grand piazza, Fort William Henry Hotel." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Old Club: 1904

The Old Club: 1904

St. Clair Flats, Michigan, circa 1904. "The Old Club." Earlier glimpsed here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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