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Hoy's Hotel: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of Eighth Street N.W., east side, looking north from D Street with Hoy's Hotel on the corner and the U.S. Patent Office building at the end of the street." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of Eighth Street N.W., east side, looking north from D Street with Hoy's Hotel on the corner and the U.S. Patent Office building at the end of the street." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

The Ridgewood: 1904

Daytona Beach, Florida, 1904. "Hotel Ridgewood, Ridgewood Avenue." The shady byway last glimpsed here, here and here. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

Daytona Beach, Florida, 1904. "Hotel Ridgewood, Ridgewood Avenue." The shady byway last glimpsed here, here and here. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Southern Accents: 1912

Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1910. "Hotel Ridgewood and Ridgewood Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1910. "Hotel Ridgewood and Ridgewood Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Fed: 1937

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. "Federal Reserve Building, Constitution Avenue. Front and right side." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

Washington, D.C., circa 1937. "Federal Reserve Building, Constitution Avenue. Front and right side." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

West From Ninth: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of G Street N.W., north side, looking west from Ninth Street." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of G Street N.W., north side, looking west from Ninth Street." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Flying Wedge: 1937

August 28, 1937. Washington, D.C. "Washington Redskins start training. He-man exercise took the place of calisthenics today as the Redskins, Washington's entry in National Professional Football League, started training. The boys 'flying thru the air' are, left to right: Wayne Millner (former Notre Dame star), Pug Rentner (Northwestern) and Nelson Peterson (West Virginia Wesleyan)." 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

August 28, 1937. Washington, D.C. "Washington Redskins start training. He-man exercise took the place of calisthenics today as the Redskins, Washington's entry in National Professional Football League, started training. The boys 'flying thru the air' are, left to right: Wayne Millner (former Notre Dame star), Pug Rentner (Northwestern) and Nelson Peterson (West Virginia Wesleyan)." 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

 

The Hotel Essex: 1906

Boston circa 1906. "Atlantic Avenue elevated at Hotel Essex (Terminal Hotel)." Completed in 1900, now the Plymouth Rock Building. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing. View full size.

Boston circa 1906. "Atlantic Avenue elevated at Hotel Essex (Terminal Hotel)." Completed in 1900, now the Plymouth Rock Building. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing. View full size.

 

Sleepy Sailors: 1899

Aboard the U.S.S. Massachusetts circa 1899. "Ready to turn in." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Edward H. Hart for the Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Aboard the U.S.S. Massachusetts circa 1899. "Ready to turn in." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by Edward H. Hart for the Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

The Ham Tree: 1906

New Orleans, 1906. "Arcade of Crescent and Tulane Theatres." At the Tulane, the blackface team of McIntyre and Heath headline "The Ham Tree," a musical novelty described by one reviewer as "an amplified vaudeville sketch." 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

New Orleans, 1906. "Arcade of Crescent and Tulane Theatres." At the Tulane, the blackface team of McIntyre and Heath headline "The Ham Tree," a musical novelty described by one reviewer as "an amplified vaudeville sketch." 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

The Alarm Desk: 1943

January 1943. Washington, D.C. "Firehouse Station No. 4, one of the separate Negro units in the District. Lieutenant Mills on duty at the alarm desk. Two firemen in the rear quiz each other on the quarterly examinations they must take during their probation period." Acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

January 1943. Washington, D.C. "Firehouse Station No. 4, one of the separate Negro units in the District. Lieutenant Mills on duty at the alarm desk. Two firemen in the rear quiz each other on the quarterly examinations they must take during their probation period." Acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Illinois Central: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Locomotives in an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Locomotives in an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

No Peanuts: 1942

November 1942. Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Small town in wartime. Peanut stand next to the Lutz butcher shop finds it hard to get peanuts since the war started. Peanut oil is needed in industry." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

November 1942. Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Small town in wartime. Peanut stand next to the Lutz butcher shop finds it hard to get peanuts since the war started. Peanut oil is needed in industry." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Lititz Pretzels: 1942

November 1942. Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Lititz Springs Pretzel Company, owned by Lewis C. Haines (background), who is unloading a tray of pretzels which has come up on a dumbwaiter from the baking room below. A son, Bob, weighs them and packs them in cans. Lititz was the first town in America where pretzels were made." Photo by Marjory Collins. View full size.

November 1942. Lititz, Pennsylvania. "Lititz Springs Pretzel Company, owned by Lewis C. Haines (background), who is unloading a tray of pretzels which has come up on a dumbwaiter from the baking room below. A son, Bob, weighs them and packs them in cans. Lititz was the first town in America where pretzels were made." Photo by Marjory Collins. View full size.

 

All Washed Up: 1942

November 1942. "Sunray, Texas. Carbon black plant workers washing up at the end of the day." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

November 1942. "Sunray, Texas. Carbon black plant workers washing up at the end of the day." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dark Matter: 1942

November 1942. "Sunray, Texas. Workers at a carbon black plant." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

November 1942. "Sunray, Texas. Workers at a carbon black plant." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
 
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