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A Face in the Crowd: 1936

A Face in the Crowd: 1936

March 1936. "Photographer's window of penny portraits. Birmingham, Alabama." 8x10 acetate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Anonymous Caller: 1901

Anonymous Caller: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "Man standing in front of Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. on unidentified street; name and address of building obscured by tree." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Dallas: 1954

Dallas: 1954

"Dallas 1954." The latest Kodachrome from that peregrinating hotrodder Don Cox. The view here is of Ervay Street; at left is the brand-new Republic National Bank building. View full size.

 

Kitchen Fresh: 1956

Kitchen Fresh: 1956

Los Angeles circa 1956. "KRAFT -- easiest mixing Mayonnaise you've ever tried!" No. 6 in a series of billboard photos from the files of Pacific Outdoor Advertising. View full size.

Rooftops of Washington: 1901

Rooftops of Washington: 1901

Washington, D.C., 1901. "View of 1st & Delaware N.W., New Jersey Avenue & North Capitol Street N.W., between B & C Streets, probably from Hotel Engel (C & New Jersey), showing rooftops of several buildings and U.S. Capitol in the background. See Z7-23 for fronts of these North Capitol St. bldgs." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Seattle: 1942

Seattle: 1942

"Seattle 1942" is the notation on this latest Kodachrome from photographer-hotrodder Don Cox. At opposite ends of the architectural spectrum we have the Smith Tower, completed in 1914, and the Ace Hotel, one of which both of which still stand. View full size.

 

Reno Ambush: 1958

Reno Ambush: 1958

The latest dispatch from Don Cox is this Kodachrome dated October 1958. Judging by the mayhem on the roof below I'd say we're somewhere in the Wild, Wild West, where the men are men and the Thunderbirds are pink. (Yes, it's Reno. Also: Cash for Cars!) View full size.

 

Mourning McKinley: 1901

Mourning McKinley: 1901

Washington, D.C. "View from Randall School of H Street S.W., between Half & First Streets, in 1901 showing coal yard and old homes near railroad station. Houses have McKinley memorials. Portrait of President William McKinley draped in black is visible on the house on the left. A flag is at half mast on the right." Along with at least two other McKinley portraits. 8x10 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Use a Vapor Stove: 1901

Use a Vapor Stove: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "An elevated view from the Randall School's roof looking east to southeast -- Half & South Capitol Streets, and I & K Streets." Our title can be found on the left side of this 8x10 glass plate negative from the D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

I at First: 1901

I at First: 1901

Washington, D.C., 1901. "Elevated view looking southeast from Randall Elementary School -- I Street at First Street S.W." Note the gas holder, or gasometer, at right; and black bunting or mourning crepe under the rowhouse windows, possibly in the aftermath of President McKinley's assassination. 8x10 glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Infrastructure Day: 1936

Infrastructure Day: 1936

March 19, 1936. Washington, D.C. "Excavation work near the Washington Monument." 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size.

 

Delaware Avenue: 1901

Delaware Avenue: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "An elevated view of Delaware Avenue S.W. between H & G streets from the Randall School." Large structure on the horizon is the Pension Office, now the National Building Museum. 8x10 glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Cookie Monster: 1956

Cookie Monster: 1956

Los Angeles circa 1956. "Creamiest filling of all ... OREO Creme Sandwich." No. 5 in a series of billboard photos from the files of Pacific Outdoor Advertising. View full size.

Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021

Cloris Leachman: 1926-2021

April 1954. New York. "Actress Cloris Leachman (seen earlier here, here and here) at home with husband George Englund." Photo by Phillip Harrington for Look magazine. View full size.

Cloris Leachman, Oscar Winner
And TV Comedy Star, Is Dead at 94

        Cloris Leachman, who won an Academy Award for her portrayal of a neglected housewife in the stark drama “The Last Picture Show” but who was probably best known for getting laughs, notably in three Mel Brooks movies and on television comedies like “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Malcolm in the Middle,” died on Wednesday at her home in Encinitas, Calif. She was 94. -- New York Times

Vicksburg: 1936

Vicksburg: 1936

March 1936. "Negro houses. Vicksburg, Mississippi." 8x10 inch nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 
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