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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Shady Lady: 1939

Shady Lady: 1939

June 1939. "Shady side of main street. Elkins, West Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Greendale Girls: 1939

Greendale Girls: 1939

September 1939. "Children who live at Greendale, Wisconsin, a model community planned by the Suburban Division of the U.S. Resettlement Administration." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Cleo Cola: 1941

Cleo Cola: 1941

September 1941. "Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin County, Montana." Another look at the hamlet of Geyser, which seems to have an affinity for "Kandy." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Dude Girl: 1941

Dude Girl: 1941

August 1941. "Dude girl with two cowboys at a Saturday night dance in Birney, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Magical Minot: 1941

Magical Minot: 1941

August 1941. "Rail yard and grain elevators. Minot, North Dakota," a.k.a. "The Magic City." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Ghost Cafe: 1941

Ghost Cafe: 1941

September 1941. "Building on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin County, Montana." The Home Cafe / Kandy Kitchen / Eat Shop. Also, Rooms. Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Clack Elevator: 1941

Clack Elevator: 1941

August 1941. "Grain storage elevators. Havre, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

A Basket of Beans: 1941

A Basket of Beans: 1941

July 1941. "Italian day laborer with basket of beans she has just picked. Seabrook Farms, Bridgeton, New Jersey." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

De Escalation: 1959

De Escalation: 1959

October 23, 1959. "Bloomingdale's, Hackensack, New Jersey. Escalators. Raymond Loewy, client." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Gas Demonstration: 1942

Gas Demonstration: 1942

June 1942. "Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. Gas demonstration. Soldiers wearing gas masks after having been sprayed with gas from a plane." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Roll Model: 1905

Roll Model: 1905

Circa 1905. "Roller skating -- young man on bicycle skates." Photoprint by Hall; George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

The Natural: 1954

The Natural: 1954

June 1954. "Singer Nat King Cole performing in a nightclub." Color transparency from the Look magazine assignment "Melancholy Monarch." View full size.

City Hall Park: 1910

City Hall Park: 1910

Manhattan circa 1910. "Park Place (City Hall Park) and New York City Hall." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Lesser & Greater: 1911

Lesser & Greater: 1911

New York circa 1911. "Whitehall buildings from Battery Park." The Whitehall Building of 1902-04 ("Lesser Whitehall") and the Greater Whitehall annex of 1908-1910. View full size.

 

Girls High School: 1911

Girls High School: 1911

New York circa 1911. "Girls' High School, Nostrand Avenue and Macon Street, Brooklyn." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
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