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Santa Fe Diesel: 1943

Santa Fe Diesel: 1943

March 1943. Washing one of the Santa Fe R.R. 5,400-horsepower diesel freight locomotives in the roundhouse at Argentine, Kansas. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano.

 

Air Circus: 1923

Air Circus: 1923

Sept. 24, 1923. Watching the planes at the Bolling Field Air Circus in Washington, D.C. National Photo Company collection, View full size.

 

Give Him The Best You've Got: 1942

Give Him The Best You've Got: 1942

Kenneth Hall, a Tennessee Valley Authority worker, eating lunch. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, June 1942. View full size.

 

Coney Island: c. 1904

Coney Island: c. 1904

Visitors stroll on the boardwalk at Dreamland, Coney Island, N.Y., c. 1904. View full size.

 

Project Management: 1958

Project Management: 1958

Movie theater projectionist somewhere in the Washingon, D.C., area. Photograph by Marion S. Trikosko, 1958. View full size.

 

Man and the Sea: 1942

Man and the Sea: 1942

A Portuguese dory fisherman rows his boat out at 4:30 a.m. leave for the banks off Cape Cod. Photograph by John Collier, 1942. View full size.

 

Laughter and Tears: 1942

Laughter and Tears: 1942

Children get milk or tomato juice after their nap at the nursery school at Queensbridge housing project in Queens, New York. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, June 1942. View full size.

 

Pull Down Tear Up: 1942

Pull Down Tear Up: 1942

Children wash before lunch at the nursery school at the Red Hook housing project community center in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, June 1942. View full size.

 

Knitting Class: 1942

Knitting Class: 1942

Students attend a class in knitting at the Red Hook housing project community center in Brooklyn, New York. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, June 1942. View full size.

 

Jumpers: 1941

Jumpers: 1941

April 1941. Children jumping rope on the sidewalk of a South Side Chicago street. View full size. Printed from a 35mm nitrate negative shot by Russell Lee.

 

The Equitable Fire: New York, 1912

The Equitable Fire: New York, 1912

January 1912. Equitable fire as viewed from the Singer Building. View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. An account of the fire.

 

Easter Sunday, 1936

Easter Sunday, 1936

April 12, 1936. Newsboys in Jackson, Ohio. View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Theodor Jung for the Resettlement Administration.

 

Taylor Motor Co.: 1923

Taylor Motor Co.: 1923

1923. "Taylor Motor Co. exterior," a Ford dealership in Washington, D.C. 5x4 glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View full size.

 

Cat Nap: 1936

Cat Nap: 1936

April 1936. "Interior of rehabilitation client's cabin. Jackson County, Ohio." A close-up of the little girl's room shown four pictures down. 35mm nitrate negative by Theodor Jung, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Jackson County: 1936

Jackson County: 1936

Today, a selection of images by the undeservedly obscure Farm Security Administration photographer Theodor Jung. April 1936. "Wife of rehabilitation client. Jackson County, Ohio." 35mm nitrate negative. View full size.

 
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