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Cream City: 1936

Cream City: 1936

April 1936. "Rear of houses at 711 West State Street. Milwaukee Vocational School in background." Photo by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

F. Knop Tavern: 1936

F. Knop Tavern: 1936

April 1936. "Housing conditions in crowded parts of Milwaukee. Housing under Wisconsin Avenue viaduct." Photo by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Muskogee Yards: 1939

Muskogee Yards: 1939

July 1939. "Railroad yards. Muskogee, Oklahoma." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Derby From Ansonia: 1940

Derby From Ansonia: 1940

November 1940. "View of Derby, Connecticut, from the Ansonia side of the Naugatuck River." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pine Camp: 1941

Pine Camp: 1941

August 1941. "Pine Camp military area, near Watertown, N.Y. Removal of farm families and relocation in new sections with the aid of the New York Defense Relocation Corporation. Two of the children of Mr. Earl J. Brown helping to get the last few belongings out of their farm in the Pine Camp expansion area." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

DeLand Links: 1905

DeLand Links: 1905

Circa 1905. "Golf -- College Arms Hotel, DeLand, Florida." Back before golf carts, there was the golf train. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Route 99: 1939

Route 99: 1939

April 1939. "U.S. 99 on ridge over Tehachapi Mountains. Heavy truck route between Los Angeles and San Joaquin Valley over which migrants travel back and forth." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Manhasset 346: 1942

Manhasset 346: 1942

May 12, 1942. "William S. Paley, residence in Manhasset, Long Island, New York. Library, telephone table." 5x7 acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

When Frilly Met Paley: 1942

When Frilly Met Paley: 1942

September 19, 1942. "William S. Paley, residence in Manhasset, Long Island. Mrs. Paley's bedroom, to bed." 5x7 acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

        Dorothy Hearst Paley was sketched by Matisse, photographed by Cecil Beaton and Horst, listed as one of the world's best-dressed women and featured in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She decorated Kiluna Farm, the Paleys' 85-acre estate in Manhasset, with a saltwater pool and an indoor tennis court, lining the walls with their growing collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. Twenty-two servants looked after the house, gardens and greenhouse. (N.Y. Times)

 

Chez Chintz: 1942

Chez Chintz: 1942

May 12, 1942. "William S. Paley, residence in Manhasset, Long Island, New York. Living room, to large window." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Pane Italiano: 1900

Pane Italiano: 1900

New York circa 1900. "Italian bread peddlers, Mulberry Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Toasty Nuts: 1905

Toasty Nuts: 1905

1905. "A chestnut vender -- Baltimore, Md." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

REO Heroes: 1906

REO Heroes: 1906

June 1906. "REO Mountaineer, New York to San Francisco and back." Percy Megargel and David Fassett at Huber's Hotel on 162nd Street in the Bronx at the end of their 10-month, 11,000-mile trip in a 16-horsepower REO (Ransom E. Olds) touring car. View full size.

 

The Water's Fine: 1905

The Water's Fine: 1905

"Surf bathing" is the caption for this circa 1905 photo taken somewhere along the Atlantic Coast. 8x6 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Power Steer: 1910

Power Steer: 1910

Savannah, Georgia, circa 1910. "A bovinmobile." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
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