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

Crosswise: 1902

Crosswise: 1902

Washington, D.C., between February 1901 and December 1903. "Wink, Longley (crosswise)." 5x7 glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio. View full size.

 

Moose Celery: 1934

Moose Celery: 1934

New York circa 1934. "New York City views. Wholesale market in lower Manhattan." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Cut to the Chaise: 1969

Cut to the Chaise: 1969

March 1969. Pacific Palisades, California. "Soft Aluminum Group and chaise at the house (Dick Donges and Keith Hall carrying Eames lounge chair in a grassy field)." Color transparency from the Office of Charles and Ray Eames. View full size.

Winter Playground: 1910

Winter Playground: 1910

Circa 1910. "City park and Lake Worth -- West Palm Beach, Florida." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Parallel Palms: 1910

Parallel Palms: 1910

Circa 1910. "The road to the jungle. Palm Beach, Fla." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Higher Powers: 1912

Higher Powers: 1912

New York circa 1912. "Broadway and Trinity Church." In the distance, the Singer and Woolworth buildings, the latter under construction. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Hagyard's: 1911

Hagyard's: 1911

Lenox, Massachusetts, circa 1911. "Hagyard's Drug Store, Main Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hôtel de Ville: 1900

Hôtel de Ville: 1900

Circa 1900. "City Hall, Montreal, Quebec." Whose Second Empire facade received a Beaux-Arts makeover after a fire in 1922. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Teeter Tots: 1939

Teeter Tots: 1939

June 1939. "Children playing -- Tygart Valley Homesteads, West Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

The Auscultation: 1939

The Auscultation: 1939

September 1939. "Boy being examined by doctor. Greendale, Wisconsin. This is the Greendale branch of the Milwaukee Group Health Association." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Defrees Alley: 1941

Defrees Alley: 1941

September 1941. "Children playing in DeFrees Alley, N.E. Washington, D.C., near Capitol building. One basement room rents for nine dollars a month; two rooms upstairs for sixteen dollars; one bath and cold water in the hall for entire building." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Tygart Sliders: 1939

Tygart Sliders: 1939

June 1939. "Tygart Valley Homesteads, near Elkins, West Virginia. Children of homesteaders at play. A subsistence homestead project of the U.S. Resettlement Administration." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Schott's Alley: 1941

Schott's Alley: 1941

October 1941. "Schoot's Court [i.e., Schott’s Alley], Washington, D.C.; Senate Office Building is in the background. Four very small dark rooms rent for 15 and 18 dollars per month with water and privy in yard. It used to rent for 6 and 8 dollars. Frank Coles and his friend are sitting on the bench. He was a cement plasterer but has been on relief during the past year. He has frequent heart attacks and his feet and ankles are all swollen. Doctor advises a chicken and lamb diet, no pork or beef, but he doesn't even have money to buy fuel. He can't get waited on in a clinic or get to one. He waited from before 11 until 4 p.m. but still could not see a doctor. He has been in Washington since 1906." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Kansas Cornucopia: 1941

Kansas Cornucopia: 1941

October 1941. "Stockyards and flour mill. Wichita, Kansas." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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.

 
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