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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • HANKO SEA SPA: 1946

Eutaw: 1938

Eutaw: 1938

1938. Eutawville vicinity. Berkeley County, South Carolina Low Country. "Cabin at Eutaw Plantation. Main building dates to 1808. Built by Wm. Henry Sinkler, son of indigo planting family. Descendants still live there." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Two Kinds of Cute: 1951

Two Kinds of Cute: 1951

"1951." The boy and his dog, along with a radioactive lawn ornament. From a box of 35mm Kodachrome slides found last month on eBay. View full size.

Gypsy Life: 1936

Gypsy Life: 1936

July 1936. "Child of migratory fruit workers from Missouri in Yakima, Washington." What will become of her? Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

July 4, 1936. "Warm Springs Indian at Molalla Buckeroo," the Fourth of July rodeo in Molalla, Oregon. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Fight Night: 1919

Fight Night: 1919

Washington, D.C., 1919. "Boxing at Walter Reed Hospital." Another look at the proceedings first glimpsed here. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Outside the Box: 1912

Outside the Box: 1912

Cleveland circa 1912. "Rockefeller Building, Superior Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

St. Philip's Church: 1910

St. Philip's Church: 1910

Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1910. "St. Philip's Church and French Huguenot Church." Also: Free Kindergarten. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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