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A Garden of Mum's: 1942

A Garden of Mum's: 1942

February 1942. "Weslaco, Texas. Farm Security Administration camp. Garden in front of shelter." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

Metropolis Rising: 1900

Metropolis Rising: 1900

Manhattan circa 1900. "New York's business district from the Woodbridge Building." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Special Treatment: 1957

Special Treatment: 1957

Columbus, Georgia, circa 1957. "Cardinals baseball." Ain't nuthin' Coach can't fix with an Ace bandage and the Medcolator! 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.

 

Palace of Pontiacs: 1935

Palace of Pontiacs: 1935

May 21, 1935. "Pontiac coupe at San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts." Today's bullet point on the Shorpy Timeline of Triassic Transportation. 8x10 inch nitrate negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

 

Police Parade: 1905

Police Parade: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Police Parade -- Squad of mounted police." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Great White: 1900

Great  White: 1900

Boston circa 1900. "Battleship U.S.S. Kearsarge from astern." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

My Little Town: 1938

My Little Town: 1938

September 1938. "'Sittin' around' mining town of Osage, West Virginia." Medium format nitrate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Municipal Montgomery: 1943

Municipal Montgomery: 1943

March 1943. "Montgomery, Alabama. In front of City Hall." Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Mr. Money: 1920

Mr. Money: 1920

Vienna, Virginia, circa 1920. "H.A. Money." The undertaker Howard A. Money (1859-1931). National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Two Kazoos: 1920

Two Kazoos: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Characters" is all they wrote on the label of this National Photo glass negative. Library of Congress annotation: "Photograph shows two African American men sitting on bales of hay and playing instruments outside a barn or stable. One man plays guitar and the other plays a bowed instrument similar to a cello; both men simultaneously play kazoos." View full size.

 

The Handover: 1935

The Handover: 1935

September 3, 1935. "Pontiac at H.O. Harrison Co., 1625 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco. Harrison (right) and Howard." Today's excerpt from the Shorpy Annals of Annulled Autos. 8x10 inch Eastman Kodak nitrate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley and Marilyn Blaisdell collections. View full size.

 

Dark Lady: 1890

Dark Lady: 1890

Washington, D.C., circa 1890. "Mad. Aragon." That's Madame to you, bub. 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio. View full size.

 

Four Guys: 1900

Four Guys: 1900

Washington, D.C., circa 1900. "Unidentified group." Who's up for another chorus of "Sweet Adeline"? C.M. Bell portrait studio glass negative. View full size.

 

Banks of Richmond: 1912

Banks of Richmond: 1912

Richmond, Virginia, circa 1912. "Main Street west from Twelfth." A rank of banks. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

And to Think That I Saw It On ...

And to Think That I Saw It On ...

New York circa 1900. "Italian neighborhood, Mulberry Street." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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