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Ripe Two Mottoes: 1941

Ripe Two Mottoes: 1941

April 1941. "Candy stand run by Negro, Southside Chicago." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

La Grande Duchesse: 1901

La Grande Duchesse: 1901

        One of six vessels sunk off the Atlantic coast by a German U-boat on the so-called "Black Sunday" of June 2, 1918.

Circa 1901. "S.S. La Grande Duchesse -- Plant Line steamship." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

State Street: 1905

State Street: 1905

1905. "State Street, Boston, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Stone Depot: 1901

Stone Depot: 1901

Circa 1901. "Michigan Central R.R. station at Ann Arbor." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

East Grand: 1902

East Grand: 1902

1902. "Residences on East Grand Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

C&P: 1906

C&P: 1906

Cleveland circa 1906. "Cleveland & Pittsburgh ore docks." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Miracle Dishwasher: 1959

Miracle Dishwasher: 1959

        Press a button, and the dishwasher “walks” an electronic track to the dining table. Kitchen also has a robot floor cleaner and automatically adjustable sinks. By pressing buttons, Anne can prepare a complete meal without leaving the kitchen’s control panel.

March 1959. "Home economist Anne Anderson demonstrating appliances and features of RCA-Whirlpool 'Miracle Kitchen of the Future,' a display at the American National Exhibition in Moscow." Kodachrome by Bob Lerner for the Look magazine article "What the Russians Will See." View full size.

 

Poles Apart: 1922

Poles Apart: 1922

Washington, D.C., 1922. "Connecticut Avenue, north from Ingomar Street." 8x10 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View full size.

 

The Wayne: 1910

The Wayne: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Wayne Hotel pavilion, Third Street, Detroit River." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Pavilion: 1910

The Pavilion: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Wayne Hotel pavilion, Third Street, Detroit River." Belle Isle Park steamers dock every 20 minutes! 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

Forsooth, Duluth: 1902

Forsooth, Duluth: 1902

1902. "Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Back-Ropers: 1909

Back-Ropers: 1909

May 1909. "Leopold Daigneau and Arsene Lussier, 'back-roping boys' in mule-spinning room at Chace Cotton Mill, Burlington, Vermont." Glass negative by the child-labor reformer Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

A Tight Spot: 1939

A Tight Spot: 1939

June 1939. "Migrant steeplejack removing the crankcase from his automobile while his father blocks up the front wheel near Prague, Oklahoma. When he secures a job, the entire family, consisting of his father and mother, wife and sister, all help with the painting." Acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Grain to Go: 1936

Grain to Go: 1936

August 1936. "Grain elevators at Dumas, Texas." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Wednesday's Child: 1939

Wednesday's Child: 1939

June 1939. "Son of day laborer living in Arkansas River bottom at Webbers Falls, Muskogee County, Oklahoma. The father is a former tenant farmer, now on WPA." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

 
 
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