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Walter Reed: 1940

Walter Reed: 1940

Bethesda, Maryland, circa 1940. "National Naval Medical Center, front from left." Part of the hospital complex known today as Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. 8x10 inch acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Lotion Locker: 1943

Lotion Locker: 1943

June 1943. "Arlington, Virginia. Mirrors over the dressing table conceal a cabinet which gives girls extra space for their cosmetics, etc., at Arlington Farms, a residence for women who work in the government for the duration of the war." Medium-format negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Bath House: 1936

Bath House: 1936

1936. Beaufort County, North Carolina. "Rectory of St. Thomas' Church at Bath." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Crank It: 1939

Crank It: 1939

July 1939. "Boy living in camp near May Avenue, Oklahoma City. Photographs show exterior and interior of shacks, tents, other makeshift shelter in May Avenue camp which is partially under bridge and adjacent to city dump and hog wallow. Squalor, filth, vermin in which poverty-stricken inhabitants dwell. Water supplied by shallow wells and water peddler. Piles of rubbish and debris in which children and adults have injured feet. Privies. Families eating food from vegetable dumps, packing houses and discarded from hospital. Children clothed in gunny sacks. Malnourished babies. Sick people. Cooking, washing, ironing, patching. Improvised chicken coop. Corn patch." Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Game Over: 1902

Game Over: 1902

Washington, D.C., between February 1901 and December 1903. "Emerson, Mrs. R.B." 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio. View full size.

 

Bottlecap Blowup: 1939

Bottlecap Blowup: 1939

March 1939. "Detail of bottle caps decorating abandoned theater. Quemado, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

At the Signal: 1942

At the Signal: 1942

November 1942. "Bingham Canyon, Utah. Signalman of the Utah Copper Company at its open-pit mine workings." Photo by Andreas Feininger, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Skillet Supper: 1943

Skillet Supper: 1943

February 1943. "Moreno Valley, Colfax County, New Mexico. William Heck's wife getting supper." Nitrate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Anchor Here: 1939

Anchor Here: 1939

October 1939. "Insignia of nationally affiliated tourist courts. Corpus Christi, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Bottlecap Bijou: 1939

Bottlecap Bijou: 1939

March 1939. "Abandoned theater decorated with bottle caps. Quemado, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Nellie Beall: 1892

Nellie Beall: 1892

Washington, D.C., between January 1891 and January 1894. "Beall, Nellie." And her little dog, too. 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio. View full size.

 

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.

 
 
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