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March 1909. Hartford, Conn. "Newsgirls coming through the alley. The smallest girl has been selling for 2 years." Our revised title for this post comes from one of the newspaper headlines seen here: PHONE GIRL MYSTERIOUSLY SHOT AT PARTY. Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.
January 1941. Harrisonburg, Virginia. "Shenandoah Valley. The Valley State Employment Service is aiding in the tapping the skilled labor resources of the Valley. These signs have been widely distributed. This one is in the center of Harrisonburg." Medium format negative by John Vachon. View full size.