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Rust Belt Riviera: 1912

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1912. "A group of skyscrapers." Behind the sapling, the Wabash Bridge over the Monongahela River; in the distance, the Sixth Street Bridge over the Allegheny. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1912. "A group of skyscrapers." Behind the sapling, the Wabash Bridge over the Monongahela River; in the distance, the Sixth Street Bridge over the Allegheny. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hotel Franciscan: 1943

February 1943. "Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Hotel Franciscan on Central Avenue." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Hotel Franciscan on Central Avenue." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Yard Jockey: 1943

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal. 'Yard jockeys' or 'spotters' drive trucks around the terminal and back them up to the loading platform." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal. 'Yard jockeys' or 'spotters' drive trucks around the terminal and back them up to the loading platform." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Boy Dinner: 1943

February 1943. "Madison, Wisconsin. Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin. The cafeteria in the school." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Madison, Wisconsin. Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin. The cafeteria in the school." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Future Farmer: 1943

February 1943. "Madison, Wisconsin. Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin. Robert A. Janowski, who is eighteen years old and a high school graduate, comes from a sixty-four acre farm of which five acres are cultivated. His father works as an automobile mechanic in Chicago." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Madison, Wisconsin. Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin. Robert A. Janowski, who is eighteen years old and a high school graduate, comes from a sixty-four acre farm of which five acres are cultivated. His father works as an automobile mechanic in Chicago." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Mack Attack: 1943

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport trucking terminal. Truck loaded with explosives." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport trucking terminal. Truck loaded with explosives." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Engine Overhaul: 1943

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal. Truck service shop." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

March 1943. "Baltimore, Maryland. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal. Truck service shop." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Convo: 1943

February 1943. "Truckers talking outside a diner on U.S. Highway 40 in Delaware." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Truckers talking outside a diner on U.S. Highway 40 in Delaware." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Missed a Spot: 1943

February 1943. "Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Jack McGraw of Ladysmith polishing hooves of the horse he is entering in the livestock show at the Wisconsin 'Little International'." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Farm short course at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Jack McGraw of Ladysmith polishing hooves of the horse he is entering in the livestock show at the Wisconsin 'Little International'." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dry Docked: 1907

Maintenance being done on the USS Potomac (AT-50) in Dry Dock No. 1 of League Island (Philadelphia Naval Yard) in 1907. 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative. View full size.

Maintenance being done on the USS Potomac (AT-50) in Dry Dock No. 1 of League Island (Philadelphia Naval Yard) in 1907. 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative. View full size.

Albuquerque: 1943

February 1943. "Albuquerque, New Mexico. Central Avenue and Fourth Street." Acetate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Albuquerque, New Mexico. Central Avenue and Fourth Street." Acetate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Night Movers: 1943

February 1943. "New York, New York. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal on Washington Street. Loading goods on a southbound transport." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "New York, New York. Associated Transport Company trucking terminal on Washington Street. Loading goods on a southbound transport." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Study Buddies: 1943

February 1943. Madison, Wisconsin. "Gordon Swanstrom and Morell Babcock of Burnett County, students in the farm short course at the University of Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. Madison, Wisconsin. "Gordon Swanstrom and Morell Babcock of Burnett County, students in the farm short course at the University of Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Mill Spill: 1914

October 21, 1914. Bronx, New York. A Cross, Austin, & Ireland Lumber Co. truck accident on the trolley tracks at East 138th Street and Southern (now Bruckner) Boulevard. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

October 21, 1914. Bronx, New York. A Cross, Austin, & Ireland Lumber Co. truck accident on the trolley tracks at East 138th Street and Southern (now Bruckner) Boulevard. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Star-Spangled: 1943

March 1943. "Verona, New Jersey. Sewing the edge of an American flag at the Annin Flag Company." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

March 1943. "Verona, New Jersey. Sewing the edge of an American flag at the Annin Flag Company." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
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