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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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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CHRISTMAS PRINTS

Easter

On the Avenue: 1913

On the Avenue: 1913

March 23, 1913. New York. "Easter Sunday, Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street." 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Tete-a-Tete: 1922

Tete-a-Tete: 1922

"Fifty-fifty - something better than rolling Easter eggs." Sharing a drink at the White House Easter-egg roll in 1922. View full size. National Photo Co.

 

Easter Parade: 1925

Easter Parade: 1925

Washington, D.C. "Easter Sunday, 1925." View full size. National Photo Co.

 

Low Roller: 1921

Low Roller: 1921

1921. Easter egg roller at the White House. View full size. National Photo Co.

 

Bunny Boy: 1923

Bunny Boy: 1923

April 2, 1923. Washington, D.C. A happy Easter egg roller at the White House. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Fifth Avenue: Easter 1913

Fifth Avenue: Easter 1913

Easter 1913, New York. Fifth Avenue looking north. George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Southside Easter: 1941

Southside Easter: 1941

April 1941. "Negro boys on Easter morning, Southside Chicago." Acetate negative by Russell Lee, Farm Securoty Administration. View full size.

 
 
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