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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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Life in Wartime: 1942
... with the family of their poster colleague George Woolslayer." Medium format negative negative by Alfred Palmer for the OWI. ... For reference sake their names were Ethel Householder Woolslayer and George Anthony Woolslayer Sr. [There are 48 more Woolslayer photos in the Library of ... 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 11:34am -

Life in Wartime: 1942

Party Girl: 1942
August 1942. "George Woolslayer celebrated the visit of the soldier and sailor with a party at his ... Proudly seated on Sergeant French L. Vineyard's knee is Woolslayer's 8-year-old daughter, Georgia Ann, who stayed up long past her ... 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 11:34am -

Party Girl: 1942

A Swell Soiree: 1942
... at extreme left, reaches for a slice of the ham which Mrs. Woolslayer is serving. Sergeant Vineyard is wearing the paper hat. Allegheny ... Vineyard might be a remarkable (if unGoogleable) name, but Woolslayer is pretty amazing too. By the way, Wikipedia tells me the ... 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 11:19am -

A Swell Soiree: 1942
SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | 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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