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Memorial Day: 1943

May 31, 1943. "Gallipolis, Ohio. Young horn player at the Decoration Day ceremonies." Acetate negative by by Arthur Siegel for the Office of War Information. View full size.

May 31, 1943. "Gallipolis, Ohio. Young horn player at the Decoration Day ceremonies." Acetate negative by by Arthur Siegel for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Tutti Frutti: 1943

February 1943. "New York, New York. Italian-American fruit stand at First Avenue and Tenth Street." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "New York, New York. Italian-American fruit stand at First Avenue and Tenth Street." Acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Saturday Evening Post: 1942

Fall 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Style show of clothes worn by the better-dressed office workers, presented by the Chrysler Girls' Club of the Chrysler Corporation at Saks Fifth Avenue." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur S. Siegel for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Fall 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Style show of clothes worn by the better-dressed office workers, presented by the Chrysler Girls' Club of the Chrysler Corporation at Saks Fifth Avenue." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur S. Siegel for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Small Fry: 1943

February 1943. "New York, New York. Italian-American children warming their hands by fruit stand outside a grocery store at First Avenue and Tenth Street." Medium format acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "New York, New York. Italian-American children warming their hands by fruit stand outside a grocery store at First Avenue and Tenth Street." Medium format acetate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dandy Duffers: 1900

Circa 1900. "Golf club, White Mountain House, New Hampshire." The players and pooches last seen here. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Circa 1900. "Golf club, White Mountain House, New Hampshire." The players and pooches last seen here. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Sew Tall: 1910

New York, 1910. "Singer Tower from Liberty and Nassau streets." At 612 feet, the Singer Building, headquarters of the famous sewing machine manufacturer, was the world's tallest from 1908 to 1909, when it was surpassed by the Metropolitan Life tower.  11x14 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

New York, 1910. "Singer Tower from Liberty and Nassau streets." At 612 feet, the Singer Building, headquarters of the famous sewing machine manufacturer, was the world's tallest from 1908 to 1909, when it was surpassed by the Metropolitan Life tower. 11x14 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Lapping It Up: 1960

My brothers, circa 1960, from the family 35mm slide collection. I do not know the location, it does not look like any lot we lived on. My guess is it was a neighbor's house in South Bend, Indiana, where we have visited them before. | View full size.

My brothers, circa 1960, from the family 35mm slide collection. I do not know the location, it does not look like any lot we lived on. My guess is it was a neighbor's house in South Bend, Indiana, where we have visited them before. | View full size.

Paw for the Course: 1900

Circa 1900. "Golf club, White Mountain House, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

Circa 1900. "Golf club, White Mountain House, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Busyness District: 1907

Detroit circa 1907. "A glimpse of Woodward Avenue from City Hall." A slice of the Campus Martius bracketed by the Majestic Building and Michigan Avenue at left, and Detroit Opera House on the right. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Detroit circa 1907. "A glimpse of Woodward Avenue from City Hall." A slice of the Campus Martius bracketed by the Majestic Building and Michigan Avenue at left, and Detroit Opera House on the right. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Field Day: 1943

February 1943. "Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Physical education class." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Physical education class." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Roomies: 1943

February 1943, "Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Girls in the dormitory. Each calls the other 'Roomy'." Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943, "Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Girls in the dormitory. Each calls the other 'Roomy'." Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Ghost Town: 1942

February 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Looking towards downtown from the slum area in the early morning. These are conditions under which families lived before moving to the Sojourner Truth housing project." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur Siegel for Life magazine. View full size.

February 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Looking towards downtown from the slum area in the early morning. These are conditions under which families lived before moving to the Sojourner Truth housing project." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur Siegel for Life magazine. View full size.

 

Motown Morning: 1942

February 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Looking towards downtown from the slum area in the early morning. These are conditions under which families lived before moving to the Sojourner Truth housing project." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur Siegel for Life magazine. View full size.

February 1942. "Detroit, Michigan. Looking towards downtown from the slum area in the early morning. These are conditions under which families lived before moving to the Sojourner Truth housing project." 4x5 acetate negative by Arthur Siegel for Life magazine. View full size.

 

Manhattan Limited: 1943

February 1943. "Chicago, Illinois. One of the Pennsylvania Railroad's giant '6100' class [T1 prototype] engines pulling out of Union Station on the 'Manhattan Limited' run." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Chicago, Illinois. One of the Pennsylvania Railroad's giant '6100' class [T1 prototype] engines pulling out of Union Station on the 'Manhattan Limited' run." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

I Am the Egg Lady: 1943

February 1943. "Rio Grande, Gallia County, Ohio. Farm labor training program to aid in war food production. Mrs. Younkers grading eggs. There are three boys in this family who will also help with farm work." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

February 1943. "Rio Grande, Gallia County, Ohio. Farm labor training program to aid in war food production. Mrs. Younkers grading eggs. There are three boys in this family who will also help with farm work." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
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