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Well-Read Schoolhouse: 1940

Well-Read Schoolhouse: 1940

August 1940. "One-room school in Breathitt County, Kentucky." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Sepia City: 1912

Sepia City: 1912

1912. "New York south from Metropolitan Tower." Irving Underhill photo. View full size.

 

The Springwater Bunch: 1910

The Springwater Bunch: 1910

This image was found in a stash of circa 1910 glass negatives from an unknown photographer who lived in Springwater, New York. I know nothing about who's here or why they were gathered in someone's parlor, but I love its Norman Rockwell vibe. Every face looks like one of his subjects. Scanned from a 4x5 inch glass plate. View full size.

High Castle: 1912

High Castle: 1912

November 20, 1912. "Woolworth Building, New York." Irving Underhill photo. View full size.

 

Liquid Assets: 1961

Liquid Assets: 1961

1961. Mount Clemens, Michigan. "Mount Clemens Savings and Loan. Meathe, Kessler & Associates, architects." Medium format negative by Balthazar Korab. View full size.

 

Madame Sylvia: 1936

Madame Sylvia: 1936

New York, 1936. "Beauty & fitness expert Sylvia Ulback, Madame Sylvia of Hollywood, posing with duckpins shaped like penguins." Photo by Ray Lee Jackson, NBC Studio. View full size.

 

Last Rites: 1968

Last Rites: 1968

June 8, 1968. "Funeral cortege of Robert F. Kennedy." Mourners viewing RFK's funeral train as it made its way from New York to Washington after his assassination. 35mm Kodachrome from photos by Paul Fusco and Thomas Koeniges for Look magazine. View full size.

Stars & Stripes: 1942

Stars & Stripes: 1942

May 1942. "Philadelphia Quartermaster Corps. The tradition of Betsy Ross is being kept alive in this Quartermaster Corps depot, where a young woman worker assists in the creation of American flags for military activities." Happy Flag Day from Shorpy! 4x5 inch acetate negative by Howard Liberman for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

La. Ladies: 1940

La. Ladies: 1940

June 1940. "Buying dress goods in project cooperative store. Transylvania Resettlement Project, Louisiana." Medium acetate format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Cajun Kids: 1940

Cajun Kids: 1940

June 1940. Schriever, Louisiana. "Cajun children on Terrebonne Farms Project." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Yellow Bullet: 1940

The Yellow Bullet: 1940

June 1940. "Some of the younger Osceola migratory camp members who have come to the post office in Belle Glade, Florida, for their mail." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Gracie Over You: 1955

Gracie Over You: 1955

Los Angeles, 1955. "Comedians George Burns and Gracie Allen." Color trans­parency for the Look magazine assignment "Fall TV Preview." View full size.

Portsmouth Wharves: 1907

Portsmouth Wharves: 1907

Circa 1907. "Coal wharves at Portsmouth, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Connecticut Mutual: 1907

Connecticut Mutual: 1907

Hartford, Conn., circa 1907. "Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co., Main and Pearl Streets." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Hartford: 1907

The Hartford: 1907

Hartford, Connecticut, circa 1907. "Hartford Fire Insurance Co." On what looks to be Take Your Boy to Work Day. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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