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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • FIGHT DISEASE WITH CLEANLINESS: 1936

Fallen Fiber: 1939

Fallen Fiber: 1939

November 1939. "Cotton fallen from wagons on way to gin along main highway. Mississippi Delta near Clarksdale." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

News of the Day: 1941

News of the Day: 1941

August 1941. "Front porch. Elgin, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Last Roundup: 1941

The Last Roundup: 1941

July 1941. "Heads of beef cattle. Hormel meat-packing plant, Austin, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Big Dig: 1941

The Big Dig: 1941

August 1941. "Albany iron mine. Hibbing, Minnesota." A Bucyrus-Erie Model 54-B electric shovel. Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

A Light Lunch: 1941

A Light Lunch: 1941

August 1941. "Children of Mexican sugar beet workers on porch of one of the houses at Saginaw Farms, Michigan." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Milk Tot: 1941

Milk Tot: 1941

August 1941. "Child drinking milk. Duluth, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Here's the Beef: 1941

Here's the Beef: 1941

July 1941. "The beef cut. Packing plant in Austin, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Toasted: 1941

Toasted: 1941

August 1941. "Farmers in beer parlor on Sunday afternoon. Finnish community of Bruce Crossing, Michigan." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Shady Pretty: 1941

Shady Pretty: 1941

June 1941. "Residential section. Milwaukee, Wisconsin." Take the "tree" out of Elm Street and you're left with Elm St. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

A Quiet Neighborhood: 1952

A Quiet Neighborhood: 1952

November 7, 1952. "New York City views. Old cemetery No. 1, Shearith Israel, Old Bowery or St. James Place." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Shelter: 1956

Shelter: 1956

January 25, 1956. "Prudential Insurance Co., Newark, New Jersey. Entrance detail from across Broad Street." The building previously seen here. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Patterns: 1959

Patterns: 1959

October 23, 1959. "Bloomingdale's, Hackensack, New Jersey. China and glass department. Raymond Loewy, client." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Liberty Bonds: 1918

Liberty Bonds: 1918

Washington, D.C., 1918. "Liberty Loan bonds -- Bureau of Engraving and Printing." Financing the war effort. 8x10 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

 

Dude on the Tracks: 1926

Dude on the Tracks: 1926

June or July 1926. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "NO CAPTION [Man lying in front of train on tracks]." Perhaps some diligent Shorpysleuth can figure out what's going on here. 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

 

Protected: 1936

Protected: 1936

Oct. 15, 1936. Washington, D.C. "Protection against that dreaded disease Silicosis is assured underground workers with this new sand-blasting helmet developed by William P. Biggs, Safety Engineer of the Navy Department. Weighing only 43 ounces, the helmet has been tested for nearly a year in various naval stations throughout the country." Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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