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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • UP N' ATOM: c. 1950s

Dis-covered: 1902

Dis-covered: 1902

Circa 1902. "Miss K. Weston." Head and shoulders above the rest. 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio in Washington, D.C. View full size.

 

Movers & Shakers: 1922

Movers & Shakers: 1922

October 15, 1922. Washington, D.C. "National Woman's Party -- moving." 4x5 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View full size.

 

Cloths Makes the Man: 1932

Cloths Makes the Man: 1932

April 22, 1932. "Ware Shoals, South Carolina. Cotton cloth printing machine from rear." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Bachelor Mother: 1967

Bachelor Mother: 1967

February 14, 1967. "Divorcée Kay Biocini of Redwood City, Calif., chauffeuring some of her five children, John, George, Peter, Rodney and Ann." 35mm negative from photos by Thomas R. Koeniges for the Look magazine assignment "Divorce Suburban Style." View full size.

The Lady in Red: 1952

The Lady in Red: 1952

September 1952. "Portrait of Broadway entertainer Helen Gallagher in dance pose." Color transparency by Arthur Rothstein for Look magazine. View full size.

The Hammock Road: 1897

The Hammock Road: 1897

Volusia County, Florida, circa 1897. "The Hammock Road near Ormond." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Wild Palms: 1897

Wild Palms: 1897

Volusia County, Florida, circa 1897. "In the Ormond hammock." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Storm King: 1928

Storm King: 1928

May 22, 1928. "Woolworth tower in clouds, New York City." Photo by Fairchild Aerial Surveys Inc. View full size.

 

Cigarette City: 1940

Cigarette City: 1940

October 1940. "Durham, North Carolina. Five Points, center of city, with Chesterfield cigarette factories in background." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Live at Home: 1940

Live at Home: 1940

October 1940. "Home demonstration booth at the Caswell County fair. Yanceyville, North Carolina." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pulaski House: 1906

Pulaski House: 1906

Savannah, Georgia, circa 1906. "Pulaski House, Bull and St. Julian streets." The venerable hotel and its "Tonsorial Parlor." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Johnson Square: 1906

Johnson Square: 1906

Savannah, Georgia, circa 1906. "Bull Street and Johnson Square -- National Bank of Savannah." With a supporting role played by the Pulaski House Tonsorial Parlor. 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Texacola: 1940

Texacola: 1940

October 1940. "Old country store. Prospect Hill, Caswell County, North Carolina." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Murder, Oink: 1940

Murder, Oink: 1940

        I oink, therefore I ham.

November 1940. "Hog killing near Luray, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Ball Jar: 1940

The Ball Jar: 1940

November 1940. "S.H. Castle's vegetables and canned goods [more here] raised on his farm in his new storage house. Southern Appalachian Project near Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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