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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.

 

Listen to Your Heart: 1939

Listen to Your Heart: 1939

January 1939. "Dr. Springs examining patient. Colp, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Medicine Man: 1939

Medicine Man: 1939

January 1939. "Dr. Springs with Indian relics. Colp, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Dr. Springs: 1939

Dr. Springs: 1939

January 1939. "Dr. Springs' office. Colp, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Colp: 1939

Colp: 1939

January 1939. "Post office. Colp, Williamson County, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Girl Welder: 1943

Girl Welder: 1943

January 1943. "Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Girl welder in the National Youth Administration school." Photo by Gordon Parks, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Grainslinger: 1941

Grainslinger: 1941

July 1941. "Sacked wheat being stored in warehouse. Touchet, Walla Walla County, Washington." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941

Walla Walla Wheat: 1941

July 1941. "Port Kelley, where wheat belonging to members of the Walla Walla Grain Growers is stored and shipped by barge to Portland. Walla Walla County, Washington." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Poolchritude: 1942

Poolchritude: 1942

July 1942. Washington, D.C. "Publicity photographer and model at the municipal swimming pool on Sunday." Nitrate negative by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Second City: 1941

Second City: 1941

April 1941. "Old brownstone houses now occupied by Negroes in Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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