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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • WE HAVE A BIG JOB: WWII
 

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The Hill: 1938

The Hill: 1938

July 1938. "Houses on slum section 'The Hill.' Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Dearborn Reds: 1952

Dearborn Reds: 1952

"1952 Ford Customline Tudor Sedan." As opposed to the "Fordor" sedan, which had two Mordors. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archives. View full size.

Thirteenth and F: 1901

Thirteenth and F: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of 13th Street N.W., west side, looking north from F Street showing view of H.F. Bachman & Co. on the corner and other shops on the block." Which include a dealer in Japanese Fancy Goods and Bric-a-Brac. Also note the public water tap under the tree. 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Ford Fairlane: 1956

Ford Fairlane: 1956

"1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria hardtop coupe." This color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. archives is our first in a series of automotive publicity photos. View full size.

The Orange Menace: 1941

The Orange Menace: 1941

July 1941. "Signs on U.S. 41, Kenosha County, Wisconsin." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pulling Together: 1941

Pulling Together: 1941

July 1941. "Boys' tug of war, Fourth of July celebration. Vale, Oregon." 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Chicago Commuters: 1941

Chicago Commuters: 1941

July 1941. "Chicago, Illinois. Commuters waiting for southbound trains." 35mm acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pig Out: 1941

Pig Out: 1941

July 1941. "Greased pig race, Fourth of July. Vale, Oregon." 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Two of a Kind: 1941

Two of a Kind: 1941

July 1941. Chicago. "Man seated on corner of Jefferson Street and Vernon Park Place." 35mm acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Baker Bikers: 1941

Baker Bikers: 1941

July 1941. "Motorcycle racers, Fourth of July, Vale, Oregon." Members of the Baker Motorcycle Club, last seen here. 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Low Tide: 1913

Low Tide: 1913

"Yale Varsity 4 at boathouse (1913)." As for whatever the coxswain is calling out, you can fill in the blanks in the comments below. 5x7 inch glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

 

Second City Service: 1941

Second City Service: 1941

July 1941. "Gas station. Chicago, Illinois." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Bumper to Bumper: 1941

Bumper to Bumper: 1941

July 1941. "Parking lot. Chicago, Illinois." This is what you call being in a tight spot! 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Needful Things: 1901

Needful Things: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of F Street N.W., north side between 12th & 13th, showing various businesses." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Local Fixtures: 1901

Local Fixtures: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of 12th Street N.W., west side, from near G Street." Merchants and tenants seen here include Morton C. Stout, Tailor, at the corner of 12th and F; a dealer in Sundries and Bedding; a hardware emporium whose name we can't quite make out, as well as a [Something] School; the Washington Chess Club; the Sheetz & Bishop Photographic Stock House; C.A. Muddiman & Co., dealer in Lamps and purveyor of Electric and Gas Fixtures; and Dr. William Dieffenderfer, Dentist. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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