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Nusbaum's Lining Store: 1906

Nusbaum's Lining Store: 1906

Rochester, New York, circa 1906. "Masonic Temple, North Clinton Avenue and Mortimer Street." District headquarters of the Free & Accepted Masons, whose retail tenants include Wunder Tailor, Nusbaum's Lining Store, E.J. Egbert & Co. and Underwood Typewriter. This imposing edifice, completed in 1902, was razed in 1932 to make room for a movie theater parking lot. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Time Tunnel: 1905

Time Tunnel: 1905

Gloucester, Massachusetts (vicinity), circa 1905. "Pergola, North Shore Grill Club, Magnolia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Check It Out: 1907

Check It Out: 1907

New York circa 1907. "Metropolitan Library, Fifth Avenue." The New York Public Library under construction. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Toy Boats: 1905

Toy Boats: 1905

Gloucester, Massachusetts (vicinity), circa 1905. "Fisherman's cabin, Shore Road, Magnolia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Postal Plaza: 1910

Postal Plaza: 1910

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1910. "Post Office and Plaza de la Constitucion." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Postal Bestiary: 1905

Postal Bestiary: 1905

Buffalo, New York, circa 1905. "Post Office on Ellicott Street." Note the numerous gargoyles. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

A Lovely Bunch: 1906

A Lovely Bunch: 1906

1906. "Eating cocoanuts -- Nassau, Bahama Islands, British West Indies." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Imposing Repository: 1905

Imposing Repository: 1905

New York, 1905. "Hall of Records (Surrogate's Courthouse), Chambers and Centre streets." The building two years prior to its completion, minus many of the statues that can be seen in this later view from 1910. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Love on the Rocks: 1910

Love on the Rocks: 1910

Somewhere mountainous circa 1910. "Young couple on rock holding hands, full-length portrait." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Mulberry Market: 1905

Mulberry Market: 1905

Circa 1905. "Italian neighborhood with street market -- Mulberry Street, New York." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Edison Phonographs: 1906

Edison Phonographs: 1906

1906. "Twenty-Eighth Street, Newport News, Virginia." The go-to place for gadgets like gramophones and "Kodaks." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Rolling Cole: 1925

Rolling Cole: 1925

San Francisco circa 1925. "Cole Aero Eight Series 890 touring car on Gough Street." This was the final year for both the marque and its founder, Joseph J. Cole, who died in August 1925. 5x7 inch glass negative by that automotive amanuensis Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

The Singing Valise: 1922

The Singing Valise: 1922

April 1922. Chicago. "The Singing Valise -- F.W. Dunmore, of the U.S. Bureau of Standards radio laboratory, with radio built in suitcase." Underwood & Underwood photo. View full size.

CARRIES RECEIVING SET
ABOUT IN SUIT CASE

Government Expert Astounds Gathering of Engineers With Demonstration of Singing Valise -- Explains Small Instrument Capable of Controlling Mechanism at Great Distances

        CHICAGO, May 19 -- "The Singing Valise," or "Talks-as-it-walks," may be the latest thing in radiotelephone reception, displayed to the amazement of delegates attending the American Institute of Engineers meeting here last month at the Drake Hotel, by F.W. Dunmore of the radio laboratory of the U.S. Bureau of Standards. Incidentally, it may be pointed out that the engineers at their spring meeting are paying a great deal of attention to radio ...

 

Warm & Fuzzy: 1901

Warm & Fuzzy: 1901

Newark, Ohio, circa 1901. "Jane White with sons Lewis and Maynard at dining table." Gelatin silver print by founding Photo-Secessionist Clarence H. White (1871-1925). View full size.

 

The Spirit of Radio: 1909

The Spirit of Radio: 1909

"Radio broadcasting (boy with wireless set)." Underwood & Underwood photo. View full size.

 
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