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American Roadster: 1909

American Roadster: 1909

American roadster at the Vanderbilt Cup, 1909. View full size. George Grantham Bain Collection.

 

Lady in the Water: 1947

Lady in the Water: 1947

A model floating in the water at Weeki Wachee Spring, Florida. This image, by fashion photographer Toni Frissell, was published in Harper's Bazaar in December 1947. Mug | Weeki Wachee Mermaids | View full size.

 

Room of Brooms: 1908

Room of Brooms: 1908

Boys with brooms in the packing room of S.W. Brown Manufacturing, Evansville, Indiana. October 1908. View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

Learning to Play: 1909

Learning to Play: 1909

"Immigrant children learning to play on the roof garden of the Washington School in Boston." October 1909. View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

Deadeye Dick: 1910

Deadeye Dick: 1910

Student at vocational school in Buffalo, New York. February 1910. View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

Didn't I Have Six Dice?

Didn't I Have Six Dice?

"A Winning Miss" in 1911. Art Photo Co., Grand Rapids, Mich. View full size.

 

Jack on Hay Rake: 1915

Jack on Hay Rake: 1915

"Eight-year old Jack driving horse rake. A small boy has difficulty keeping his seat on rough ground and this work is more or less dangerous." August 1915, western Massachusetts. View full size. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

Big Pete: 1942

Big Pete: 1942

June 1942. "Big Pete" Ramagos, a rigger at work on the TVA's Douglas Dam in Tennessee. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.

 

A Place in the Sun: 1910

A Place in the Sun: 1910

New York playground c. 1910. View full size. Geo. Grantham Bain collection.

 

Ponderosa: 1943

Ponderosa: 1943

A dead but picturesque pine tree frames this view of Moreno Valley in Colfax County, New Mexico. February 1943. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome trans- parency: John Collier, Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information.

 

Hit the Grit: 1905

Hit the Grit: 1905

Circa 1905. "Tramps fighting on R.R. train -- Get down and hit the grit." Bain News Service reproduction of a Brown Bros. print. View full size.

 

Dandelions and Daisies: 1943

Dandelions and Daisies: 1943

A springtime carpet of dandelions and daisies in Vermont, June 1943. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by John Collier. I see clover and daisies, but nothing that looks very dandeliony to me. Are the orange flowers dandelions?

 

Made for Each Other: 1942

Made for Each Other: 1942

Preparing a model of the B-25 bomber for the wind tunnel at North American Aviation's plant at Inglewood, California. October 1942. The model maker holds an exact miniature reproduction of the type of bomb the plane will carry. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.

 

Dark Circus: 1913

Dark Circus: 1913

Preparing for Circus Week at Madison Square Garden, New York. March 21, 1913. 5x7 glass plate negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Vacation Circus: 1915

Vacation Circus: 1915

"Vacation Circus," circa 1915. View full size. George Grantham Bain Collection.

 
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