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Starry Starry Night: 1940

Starry Starry Night: 1940

December 1940. "Trailer parked near service station. Bath, Maine." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Masts Over Miami: 1905

Masts Over Miami: 1905

Circa 1905. "On the Miami River at Miami, Fla." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hotel Aragon: 1905

Hotel Aragon: 1905

Jacksonville, Florida, circa 1905. "Hotel Aragon, Forsyth and Julia streets." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Twin Cities Trucker: 1939

Twin Cities Trucker: 1939

September 1939. "Truck driver who operates between Twin Cities and radius of 150 miles tying in load. Minneapolis, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Gargantua: 1904

Gargantua: 1904

1904. "Marion County Courthouse -- Indianapolis, Indiana." This Second Empire colossus met its Waterloo in 1962. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

County Courts: 1910

County Courts: 1910

Toledo, Ohio, circa 1910. "Lucas County Courthouse." Completed in 1896, this imposing edifice still stands. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Edifice Complex: 1901

Edifice Complex: 1901

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1901. "Wayne County Building." This multi-layered municipal confection, completed in 1902, still stands as a monument to the wedding-cake school of architecture. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Timeless Tower: 1912

Timeless Tower: 1912

Springfield, Massachusetts, circa 1912. "Municipal Building and Civil War monument from Court Square." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Muelle Paula: 1904

Muelle Paula: 1904

Havana, 1904. "Muelle Paula (Alameda de Paula)." The Cuban capital's first waterfront promenade. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Dragon Slayers: 1897

Dragon Slayers: 1897

Volusia County, Florida, circa 1897. "On the Tomoka." The nice people last glimpsed here. 8x10 inch glass transparency by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Glossy Gardner: 1922

Glossy Gardner: 1922

San Francisco, 1922. "Gardner touring car." Yet another Jazz Age marque that died with its sneakers on. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Moommie Dearest: 1942

Moommie Dearest: 1942

January 1942. "College Station, Texas. Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. Cow and calf." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

Merchants of Manchester: 1910

Merchants of Manchester: 1910

Manchester, New Hampshire, circa 1910. "Elm Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Up in Ohio: 1910

Up in Ohio: 1910

Cleveland circa 1910. "Superior Viaduct lift bridge and Cuyahoga River." Another bridge, another flour mill! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Milled in Manhattan: 1910

Milled in Manhattan: 1910

New York circa 1910. "Williamsburg Bridge and East River waterfront." With a cameo by the Heckers' Flour mill on Water Street. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 
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