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Hur House: 1959

Hur House: 1959

July 1959. "Actor Charlton Heston at the site of his house being constructed in Coldwater Canyon, a hillside community above Beverly Hills. Includes Heston inspecting construction and wiring; playing with son Fraser; looking at house plans with wife Lydia." Photo by Earl Theisen for the Look magazine assignment "The house that Ben-Hur built." View full size.

The Elms of Academe: 1911

The Elms of Academe: 1911

Circa 1911. "The College Green -- Burlington, Vermont." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Under the El: 1944

Under the El: 1944

July 1944. New York. "Under the Third Avenue IRT elevated train line, looking north at East 58th Street." Color transparency by Andreas Feininger for Life magazine. View full size.

Keeler's Korner: 1908

Keeler's Korner: 1908

1908. "Keeler's Hotel, Albany, N.Y." The fire-escape-festooned establishment last glimpsed here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Sweet Sixteen: 1948

Sweet Sixteen: 1948

        "In my studio Elizabeth was quiet and shy. She struck me as an average teenager, except that she was incredibly beautiful." -- Philippe Halsman

"In a décolleté silk evening dress Elizabeth Taylor sits for photographer Philippe Halsman. The former child star will be 17 next week." (Life magazine, February 21, 1949; photo taken in New York, October 1948.) Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. View full size.

Hibbing: 1941

Hibbing: 1941

August 1941. "Main street of Hibbing, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Trunk Stop: 1941

Trunk Stop: 1941

August 1941. "Residential section. Hibbing, Minnesota." The latest thing in houses. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Welcome to Duluth: 1941

Welcome to Duluth: 1941

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

 

North by Night: 1940

North by Night: 1940

July 1940. "Negroes from Florida and Georgia travel by car and truck, following the crops northward. The company store at Camden, North Carolina, where migrants buy anything from clothing to Coca-Colas." Photo by Jack Delano -- Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Cranbury-Bound: 1940

Cranbury-Bound: 1940

July 1940. "Near Shawboro, North Carolina. Group of Florida migrants on their way to Cranberry [i.e., Cranbury], New Jersey, to pick potatoes." Some of the folks last seen here -- 12 years ago! Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Sign of the Cross: 1940

Sign of the Cross: 1940

July 1940. "Negroes from Florida and Georgia who travel by car and truck, following the potato crop northward. Migratory agricultural worker has his supper (a nickel pie and a glass of milk) at the railroad crossing at Camden, North Carolina." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

This Is the Life: 1939

This Is the Life: 1939

January 1939. "Migrant packinghouse workers. Belle Glade, Florida." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Belle Glade: 1939

Belle Glade: 1939

January 1939. "Migrant packinghouse workers' living quarters. Belle Glade, Florida." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Southern Comforts: 1939

Southern Comforts: 1939

April 1939. "Miami Beach, Florida. Home in a wealthy residential section." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Villa Carlesia: 1939

Villa Carlesia: 1939

April 1939. "Part of Florida home in wealthy residential section. Miami Beach, Florida." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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