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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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A Star Is Born: 1954

A Star Is Born: 1954

1954. Judy Garland in a still from one of the musical numbers in her movie "A Star Is Born." Color transparency by Robert Vose for Look magazine. View full size.

 

Strategy Session: 1966

Strategy Session: 1966

Gotham City in 1966. Batman and Robin (Adam West and Burt Ward) in an unguarded moment in the Bat-Cave (or perhaps on the Bat-Set) with the Bat-Mug. Photo by Richard Hewett for Look magazine. View full size.

Kidde Kokoon: 1955

Kidde Kokoon: 1955

1955. "H-bomb hideaway. Family seated in a Kidde Kokoon, an underground fallout shelter manufactured by Walter Kidde Nuclear Laboratories of Garden City, Long Island." United Press photo. View full size.

 

Orange and Blue: 1968

Orange and Blue: 1968

June 8, 1968. "Funeral cortege of Robert F. Kennedy." More of the mourners who lined the route of RFK's funeral train as it made its way from New York to Washington. The mood may have been blue, but the Popsicles were not. Photos by Paul Fusco and Thomas Koeniges for Look magazine. View full size.

Steeplejacks: 1929

Steeplejacks: 1929

Summer 1929. Washington, D.C. "Workers on building under construction." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

R.F.K., R.I.P.: 1968

R.F.K., R.I.P.: 1968

June 8, 1968. "Funeral cortege of Robert F. Kennedy." Thousands of people lined the tracks as the train carrying RFK's casket made the eight-hour journey from his funeral in New York to Washington, D.C. 35mm Kodachrome transparency. From photos by Paul Fusco and Thomas Koeniges for Look magazine. View full size.

How to Marry a Millionaire: 1953

How to Marry a Millionaire: 1953

1953. Marilyn Monroe, Lauren Bacall and Betty Grable in a publicity still for the movie "How to Marry a Millionaire." Photo by Earl Theisen. View full size.

 
 
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SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE
Shorpy.com | 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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