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Seventh and Virginia: 1901

Seventh and Virginia: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of Seventh Street and Virginia Avenue S.W., looking southeast." 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Vintage Vista: 1901

Vintage Vista: 1901

        This image is but one section of 10-part panorama, described by the caption below. Some (or even all) of the points of interest mentioned may not be visible here.

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "Aerial view over rowhouses from old Providence Hospital, showing E Street, Heckman Street [now Duddington Place] and F Street S.E. between 1st and 2nd." 8x10 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Kitchen Patrol: 1940

Kitchen Patrol: 1940

August 1940. "Daughter of Mormon farmer sweeping up the kitchen. Snowville, Utah." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Snowville Seven: 1940

The Snowville Seven: 1940

August 1940. "Mormon farm family. Snowville, Utah." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Noogie Knights: 1941

Noogie Knights: 1941

July 1941. "Roughhousing at Fourth of July picnic, Vale, Oregon." Mess with the boys of the Baker Motorcycle Club at your peril. 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Too Many Husbands: 1940

Too Many Husbands: 1940

September 1940. Ouray, Colorado. "Store building. Ouray is the center of a gold mining region and is developing as a tourist center." A continuation of the storefronts last seen here, and a sequel to that other Uray Theatre. Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Desperado: 1941

Desperado: 1941

July 1941. "Store with cap guns and fireworks for sale, Fourth of July, Vale, Oregon." 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pride of Plates: 1940

Pride of Plates: 1940

August 1940. "Daughter of Mormon farmer putting away dishes in kitchen cabinet. Box Elder County, Utah." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Well-Preserved: 1940

Well-Preserved: 1940

August 1940. "Wife of Mormon farmer with canned goods. Snowville, Utah." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Beaucoup Bridges: 1938

Beaucoup Bridges: 1938

July 1938. "Looking north. Monongahela River, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Home, Work: 1938

Home, Work: 1938

July 1938. "Slums near steel mill. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Comparing Cobs: 1939

Comparing Cobs: 1939

October 1939. "George and Hugh Clarke with hybrid seed corn. Grundy County, Iowa." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Oak Alley: 1938

Oak Alley: 1938

July 1938. "Workers' homes with steel plant along Monongahela River in background. Clairton Duquesne, Pennsylvania." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

Man of Steel: 1938

Man of Steel: 1938

        A Shorpy salute to the nation's workers on Labor Day 2020 --

July 1938. "Steel worker at rolling mill. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Etna: 1941

Etna: 1941

June 1941. "Railroad yards. Carnegie-Illinois steel plant. Etna, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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