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  • Shuck Buddies: 1940

    The Gallery

    Fine-art prints by Juniper Gallery on a variety of archival art papers.

    13273 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:26pm

  • Hydration Station: 1940

    Bizarre

    Bizarre, weird, rare historical photos. Because that's what the Internet wants.

    92 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 07/19/2019 - 12:46pm

  • There Was a Crooked House: 1962

    Featured Contributors

    Shorpy contributor galleries.

    404 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 07/11/2019 - 1:26pm

  • Company Picnic: 1956

    Member Gallery

    Photos uploaded by visitors to Shorpy.com. To see your photos here, register for a user account and become a member! It may take a day or two for your photos to appear. If you're already a registered user, make sure you're logged in and then click here to upload. To see member submissions in blog form, click here.

    5912 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 2:31pm

  • Gypsy Camp: 1901

    Places

    Black-and-white historical streetscape and skyline photographs of major American cities from the 1900s, 1910s, 1920s and 1930s. New York, Washington D.C., Boston, Philadelphia, Chicago and more.

    7754 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:23pm

  • The Lady in Red: 1952

    Kodachromes

    Color transparencies including Kodachrome, Ektachrome and Anscochrome. Many large-format (mostly 4x5) Kodachrome transparencies shot for the Office of War Information. The images you see here have been adjusted by the Webmaster for color and contrast.

    488 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 08/14/2019 - 1:06pm

  • Shuck Buddies: 1940

    Photographers

    12985 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:26pm

  • Shuck Buddies: 1940

    Agriculture

    249 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:26pm

  • Dut's Kids: 1940

    Animals

    813 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/06/2019 - 1:38pm

  • The Young Moderns: 1955

    Art & Design

    42 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 09/19/2011 - 11:26pm

  • Hello Up There: 1929

    Astronomy

    3 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 06/26/2013 - 10:51am

  • Space Cowboy: 1963

    Aviation

    272 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 06/10/2019 - 2:47pm

  • Before and After

    Before & After

    2 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 10:15pm

  • Mobilized: 1940

    Bicycles

    198 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 07/22/2019 - 1:46pm

  • Baltimore, U.S.A.: 1943

    Boats & Bridges

    Hundreds of black-and-white photos of battleships, dreadnoughts, riverboats, paddle wheelers, cruise ships, ocean liners and Great Lakes freighters and ore carriers. Photos of suspension and truss bridges including the Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge and 59th Street Bridge.

    830 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:34am

  • Instant Message: 1923

    Boy Scouts

    45 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 05/07/2017 - 10:27am

  • Skillet Worker: 1940

    Camping

    87 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 07/25/2019 - 5:47pm

  • Shuck Buddies: 1940

    Cars+Trucks

    Historical color and black-and-white photos of cars and trucks from the early 20th century: Model T Ford, Packard, Cadillac, Franklin, Renault, Oldsmobile and other marques from the brass era of automobiles; tailfinned road locomotives from the 1950s and beyond.

    2172 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:26pm

  • Numini et Patriae Asto: 1905

    Civil War

    Black-and-white historical photos from the American Civil War. Wet plate collodion glass plate negatives exposed by Mathew Brady, Alexander Gardner, Timothy O'Sullivan and other noted Civil War photographers. There are hundreds of photos in this gallery.

    314 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 05/27/2019 - 12:44pm

  • A Day at the Races (Colorized): 1912

    Colorized Photos

    Vintage colorized photos from Shorpy contributors.

    1037 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 2:33pm

  • Prince Albert: 1964

    Cornett Family

    Willie and Vivian Cornett of Leatherwood, Kentucky, their 12 children and grandchildren as documented by William Gedney in 1964 and 1972. Photographs from Duke University's William Gale Gedney (1932-1989) Photographs and Writings Collection.

    18 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 07/20/2012 - 9:05pm

  • Cimarron or Bust: 1939

    Curiosities

    109 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 1:32pm

  • The Peanut Gallery: 1939

    Dust Bowl

    31 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:48am

  • Psi-Ups: 1906

    Education

    223 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 07/28/2019 - 4:04pm

  • That Edwards Boy: 1921

    Edwards Boy

    Who was he, and what became of him? The answer is ... Out There. Maybe.

    6 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 10/04/2012 - 2:54am

  • Bear With Me: 1956

    Elvis 1956

    Photos of a 21-year-old Elvis Presley in 1956.

    9 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 10/21/2018 - 11:06am

  • Cloths Makes the Man: 1932

    Factories

    292 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:18am

  • Cheek to Cheek: 1940

    Farked

    70 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:12am

  • Film Roll

    0 photos in this gallery

  • Fully Involved: 1939

    Fires, Floods etc.

    109 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 05/30/2019 - 9:49am

  • Snow Delay: 1905

    Flatiron Building

    Black-and-white historical photos of the Flatiron Building, a.k.a the Fuller Building, at Fifth Avenue and Broadway in Manhattan.

    21 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 01/24/2016 - 10:26am

  • Backyard Picnic: 1960

    Found Photos

    Slides, mostly Kodachromes, snagged on eBay. Plus the odd Ektachrome, Anscochrome or black-and-white snapshot.

    227 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 07/04/2018 - 11:27am

  • Amethyst Twilight

    Free iPhone Wallpaper

    Download free iPhone Wallpaper. These historic images are cropped to fit perfectly on your iPhone.

    31 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 09/11/2008 - 9:20am

  • Gypsy Camp: 1901

    Frontier Life

    39 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 11:23pm

  • Cigarette City: 1940

    Gas Stations

    Filling stations and garages from the 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s and 1950s.

    224 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 08/10/2019 - 9:36am

  • Capitalist Tools: 1901

    Glazier Stove Works

    Photos from 1901 documenting the Glazier Stove factory in Chelsea, Michigan.

    16 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 03/05/2017 - 9:02pm

  • Bad Haircut Day: 1941

    Handsome Rakes

    48 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 04/29/2019 - 12:19pm

  • Washington Flyer: 1921

    Herb & Joe

    Herbert Bell and Joe Garso, one-legged bicycle riders.

    4 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/13/2013 - 4:09pm

  • Fish Fry: 1940

    Holidays

    401 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 03/05/2019 - 12:06pm

  • Elsinore Tower: 1904

    Industry & Public Works

    70 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 07/05/2019 - 4:22pm

  • Noel, Iola: 1944

    Iola S.

    Miss Iola Swinnerton, First Lady of Shorpy. Current occupation: Angel.

    12 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 12/12/2018 - 12:20pm

  • The Ol' Swimmin' Hole: 1940

    Kids

    An assortment of teens, tots, juveniles, youngsters, girls, boys and babes.

    1891 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 08/22/2019 - 2:32pm

  • Live at Home: 1940

    Kitchens etc.

    294 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/09/2019 - 8:30pm

  • Syne of Ye Krazy Kat: 1921

    Krazy Kat Club

    5 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 08/05/2012 - 4:48pm

  • The Hammock Road: 1897

    Landscapes

    101 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 08/13/2019 - 11:45am

  • The Great Escapist: 1900

    Magic & Spiritualism

    7 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 01/21/2019 - 3:10pm

  • The Young Dentists: 1904

    Medicine

    181 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 06/29/2019 - 1:33pm

  • Perfection Kerosene: 1939

    Mining

    195 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 06/26/2019 - 12:52pm

  • X-Ray: 1914

    Motorcycles

    Photos of motorbikes like the Harley-Davidson and Indian as well as motorized bicycles.

    53 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 12/07/2017 - 11:41am

  • Doris Day: 1922-2019

    Movies

    221 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 10:15pm

  • Normal: 1940

    On the Road

    60 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 06/27/2019 - 12:13pm

  • Painfully Obvious Photoshoppery

    0 photos in this gallery

  • Baltimore, U.S.A.: 1943

    Patriotic

    68 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:34am

  • Thompson Branch: 1920

    PDS

    People's Drug Stores, a once-ubiquitous retail chain in the Washington, D.C., area that was something like the Starbucks of patent remedies, cigars and "rubber goods." Interiors including soda fountains and exteriors including window displays.

    37 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 08/29/2016 - 12:10pm

  • The Lady in Red: 1952

    Performing Arts

    274 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 08/14/2019 - 1:06pm

  • Echo Cliffs

    Photochrom

    Chromolithographs, generally postcards, made by the Detroit Publishing Co. using the Photochrom process.

    1 photo in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 04/04/2014 - 1:26pm

  • Fancy Drainpipe: 1937

    Piscatorial Downspouts

    1 photo in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 08/30/2012 - 11:05am

  • Movers & Shakers: 1922

    Politics

    79 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 8:56am

  • Sam I Am: 1902

    Portraits

    379 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 08/19/2019 - 11:00pm

  • The Commercial Vampire: 1898

    Posters

    Artwork for the Works Progress Administration, as well as fruit crate labels and other graphical goodness. These and many more examples can be found here.

    31 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 11/01/2013 - 9:33am

  • The Lady in Red: 1952

    Pretty Girls

    319 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 08/14/2019 - 1:06pm

  • Household Saints: 1941

    Public Figures

    81 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 03/06/2019 - 4:03pm

  • Cigarette City: 1940

    Railroads

    Black-and-white and color historical photos of American railroads, locomotives, trains, depots and stations from the late 19th century and early to mid 20th century. Photos of steam locomotives and diesel engines. Elevated railways in New York and Chicago. There are hundreds of photos in this gallery.

    1119 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 08/10/2019 - 9:36am

  • Good for Life: 1942

    Relocation Camps

    World War 2 Japanese-American relocation camps.

    20 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 03/23/2016 - 1:21pm

  • Cafe Society: 1940

    Restaurants

    Eateries, bars and pop stands.

    294 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:04am

  • Shuck Buddies: 1940

    Rural America

    317 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:26pm

  • Spanish Gallons: 1907

    S-A War

    Spanish-American War photos

    6 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:34pm

  • Howdy Duty: 1953

    Scary Clowns

    Clowns that are scary. Which of course would be all clowns.

    10 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 8:05am

  • Sliding Home: 1955

    Signal 30

    Newspaper photos of 1950s car wrecks, generally around Oakland, California. 4x5 inch Kodak negatives.

    45 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 02/18/2016 - 9:19pm

  • Texacola: 1940

    Small Towns

    302 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 08/07/2019 - 6:13pm

  • Georgetown Sluggers: 1928

    Sports

    724 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 07/06/2019 - 2:03pm

  • Texacola: 1940

    Stores & Markets

    1072 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 08/07/2019 - 6:13pm

  • Mission San Gabriel: 1912

    Streetcars

    Black-and-white historical photos of streetcars, trolleys and interurban railways from the early 20th century. Electric street railways and traction lines.

    570 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 07/25/2019 - 2:02pm

  • The Ol' Swimmin' Hole: 1940

    Swimming

    396 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 08/22/2019 - 2:32pm

  • Compliments Pecos City Bakery: 1940

    Texas Mountain Trail

    5 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 07/03/2009 - 12:18pm

  • Cover Girl: 1941

    The Card Game

    A curious set of photos from the Office of War Information archive, taken by Arthur Siegel in Detroit in the summer of 1941.

    9 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 11/27/2013 - 9:07pm

  • Citrus Squatters: 1936

    The Depression

    207 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 05/28/2019 - 11:47am

  • A Dickey Christmas: 1923

    The Dickeys

    Washington, D.C., lawyer Raymond Dickey and family, and Christmas tree.

    10 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 12/22/2017 - 7:18am

  • Movers & Shakers: 1922

    The Office

    173 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 8:56am

  • Toadlike Autocrats

    0 photos in this gallery

  • Vacation Wagon: 1964

    Travel & Vacation

    125 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:29pm

  • Gracie Over You: 1955

    TV

    Photos relating to television sets and television shows.

    115 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Mon, 06/17/2019 - 1:00pm

  • James Dawson: 1902

    Tyne & Wear

    Photographs from the Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums in England, including mug shots from the North Shields police department.

    1 photo in this gallery

    Last updated: Tue, 01/17/2012 - 11:41am

  • Northward Ho (Colorized): 1905

    Very Old Ads

    13 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sun, 02/06/2011 - 7:06pm

  • Cat Wedding: 1914

    Weddings

    33 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 05/19/2018 - 1:54pm

  • Thanks for Your Support!

    WW2

    World War 2 photos documenting life on the home front, including defense plants manufacturing aircraft and armaments, and the railroads and trains that moved them to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. Many large-format Kodachromes by Jack Delano and other photographers on assignment for the Office of War Information, as well as photos by Ansel Adams documenting Japanese-American internment camps along the West Coast.

    598 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Thu, 08/01/2019 - 2:14pm

  • Prisoners of War: 1918

    WWI

    174 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Wed, 01/02/2019 - 11:30am

  • Balloon Jockeys: 1942

    Zeppelins & Blimps

    38 photos in this gallery

    Last updated: Sat, 10/29/2016 - 12:16am

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