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Old Soldier: 1915

Old Soldier: 1915

"G.A.R. -- Paul Huber." The Union Army soldier from Indiana at the Grand Army of the Republic meeting of Civil War veterans in the nation's capital. "43rd National Encampment, Prisoners of War, Washington, D.C., Sept. 27-30, 1915." National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

The Swamp: 1920

The Swamp: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Government Printing Office, H and North Capitol Streets N.W." Affectionately known as "The Swamp." National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.

 

In Like Kwint: 1943

In Like Kwint: 1943

February 1943. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. "War production workers at the Heil Company making gasoline tank trailers for the U.S. Army Air Corps. Mrs. Angeline Kwint, age 45, an ex-housewife, checking the tires of trailers. Her husband and son are in the U.S. Army." Kodachrome transparency by Howard Hollem for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Crowded Houses: 1935

Crowded Houses: 1935

September 1935. "Slums. Washington, D.C. -- Photographs show poor housing conditions contrasted with well-built homes. Children playing in slum backyards and on street. Unsanitary conditions. Former residences now used as rooming houses. General views over rooftops. Interiors and details of substandard dwellings." Nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Quality Store: 1940

Quality Store: 1940

September 1940. "General store. Ophir, Colorado, a small gold mining town on the side of a mountain." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Redacted: 1942

Redacted: 1942

October 1942. "A long line of C-47 transport planes awaits the installation of wings at the Long Beach, California, plant of Douglas Aircraft Company. The versatile C-47 performs many important tasks for the Army. It ferries men and cargo across oceans and mountains, tows gliders and brings paratroopers and their equipment to scenes of action." Note how, as on the photo in the previous post, certain markings on the fuselage have been scratched off the negative. Photo by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Mobilized: 1942

Mobilized: 1942

October 1942. "Great numbers of C-47 transport planes move along the assembly lines at the Douglas Aircraft Company plant at Long Beach, California. The versatile C-47 performs many important tasks for the Army. It ferries men and cargo across oceans and mountains, tows gliders and brings paratroopers and their equipment to scenes of action." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Margaret Severn: 1923

Margaret Severn: 1923

July 16, 1923. Long Island, New York. "Severn, Margaret, Miss." The dancer Margaret Severn (1901-1997). 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe. View full size.

 

Pumpkin Patch Kids: 1936

Pumpkin Patch Kids: 1936

October 3, 1936. Ashton, Maryland. "Climbing to the highest hay stack, these youngsters hope for an advance glimpse of the Halloween spooks and goblins. They are 'Sunny Jim,' Johnny-John and Brooke Johns." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Beer Depot: 1941

Beer Depot: 1941

September 1941. "Old beer depot in mining town. Leadville, Colorado." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Next Beer 50 Miles

Next Beer 50 Miles

February 1942. "Faulk County, South Dakota. Crossroads." Mobilgas, Standard or Hamm's? Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

We Fix Flats: 1942

We Fix Flats: 1942

April 1942. "Service station. Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana." You want Coke with that? Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Double Duty: 1942

Double Duty: 1942

April 1942. "Wisdom, Beaverhead County, Montana. Accommodations at the Wisdom Hotel." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Doland: 1942

Doland: 1942

February 1942. "Doland, Spink County, South Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dakota Clipper: 1942

Dakota Clipper: 1942

February 1942. "Timber Lake, Dewey County, South Dakota. Barber shop." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
 
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