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The Healing Waters: 1920

The Healing Waters: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Walter Reed Physiotherapy story." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Dramatic Entrance: 1940

Dramatic Entrance: 1940

May 1940. "Front of abandoned residence in Georgetown, New Mexico. Ghost gold mining town." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Stag Table: 1940

The Stag Table: 1940

May 1940. "Boys eating their lunch at the WPA nursery school at Casa Grande Valley Farms. Pinal County, Arizona." Photo by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Holsum White: 1940

Holsum White: 1940

May 1940. "In the grocery store of the Casa Grande Valley Cooperative Farms. Pinal County, Arizona." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Kitty Corner: 1940

Kitty Corner: 1940

May 1940. "Wife of member of Casa Grande Valley Farms in corner of their living room. Pinal County, Arizona." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Crystal Palace: 1940

Crystal Palace: 1940

May 1940. "Famous old bar in Tombstone, Arizona." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Paradise P.O.: 1940

Paradise P.O.: 1940

May 1940. "A residence and post office at Paradise, Cochise County, Arizona, former center of mining development, now a fruit section." Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Shave and a Shower: 1940

Shave and a Shower: 1940

June 1940. "Barber shop at gold mining community of Mogollon, New Mexico." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Silverton: 1940

Silverton: 1940

September 1940. "Silverton, Colorado, lies in a valley at 9,400 feet elevation. This has been a center for mining and milling operations, and the tailing-choked Animas River can be seen at right." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Basting the Bird: 1940

Basting the Bird: 1940

November 28, 1940. "Mrs. T.L. Crouch, of Ledyard, Connecticut, pouring some water over her twenty-pound turkey on Thanksgiving Day." Happy Thanksgiving from Shorpy! Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Official Ouray: 1940

Official Ouray: 1940

September 1940. "Walsh Library and City Hall. Ouray, Colorado." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

My Ears Are Burning: 1940

My Ears Are Burning: 1940

July 1940. "Spanish-American boy eating sweet corn which he has roasted on top of hot stove. Chamisal, New Mexico." Photo by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Night Game: 1950

Night Game: 1950

June 30, 1950. "Cleveland Municipal Stadium during Cleveland-Detroit night baseball game." Photo by Carl McDow. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Collection. View full size.

 

Washington's Shadow: 1942

Washington's Shadow: 1942

        "With confidence in our armed forces, with the unbounding determination of our people, we will gain the inevitable triumph. So help us God."

-- Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dec. 8, 1941

March 1942. Washington, D.C. "Construction of temporary war emergency buildings on the Mall, near 16th and 17th Streets N.W., seen from the top of the Washington Monument." Acetate negative by John Ferrell for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Work Zone: 1942

Work Zone: 1942

May 1942. Washington, D.C. "Wartime construction in vicinity of federal government buildings -- lower 14th Street improvement project. Construction of a bridge and road near Independence Avenue and 14th and 16th Streets. Steel piles to be driven as supports for bridge structure." Photo by John Ferrell for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
 
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