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Dept. of Beer: 1942

Dept. of Beer: 1942

August 1942. "Midway, Bingham County, Idaho. Sanitary facilities." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.


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The Smell.

The Smell.

As Archie Bunker used to say --

You can never buy beer, you can only rent it.


Are you allowed to remove the negative to an off site location to do the printing/scanning?

[They've already been scanned. As far as the negative is concerned, scanning is the same as printing -- you're shining a light through the film. - Dave]

Film stock

These great images from the nitrate era prompts one to ask if the negatives are still printable knowing the unsavory reputation of that medium.

[I would have to say obviously yes. - Dave]

Humor in World War li

Where was the other sanitary facility that had the sign "Used Hamburgers and Hot Dogs".

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