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.
Vintage photos of:
Sonja Henie Ice Review, Olympia Stadium, Detroit, Michigan. Taken on March 19, 1937 by the Detroit Edison Photographic Department. View full size.
Detroit Veterans Memorial Building (garage entrance), near Detroit River.. 1952 photo by Shegoi. View full size.
Detroit Waterfront on Fort Street near West Grand Blvd looking East. Photo by Shegoi, 1952. View full size.
Washington, DC, 1954. Photo taken by Shegoi. View full size.
Primeria Alta Society, Nogales, Arizona 1965 group field trip across the border into Nogales, Sonora, Mexico. The trip was to Magdalena, Mexico approximately 56 miles to view where Father Kino might be buried. In 1966 his grave was discovered near the Church. View full size.
Photograph taken by The Detroit Edison Company, number CAR K-330, M-40004, on December 30, 1935. View full size.
My sister and me watching TV; College Station, Texas, September, 1961. Sure wish I knew what it was we were watching. The ghostly image is tantalizing but probably not clear enough for a guess. View full size.