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Lake Front Depot: 1899

Lake Front Depot: 1899

Milwaukee circa 1899. "Chicago & North Western Railway Station." Romanesque Revival structure on Lake Michigan completed in 1890; demolished 1968. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Hot Mama: 1946

Hot Mama: 1946

"Montrose Beach, Chicago, 1946." Our Michigan mother, last seen here and here, working on a Great Lakes suntan. 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Two for the Road: 1919

Two for the Road: 1919

Circa 1919. "Velie two-passenger roadster at First Unitarian Church." A car whose tidy top sports window shades and curtains. 5x7 glass negative by that San Francisco chronicler of all things automotive, Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Hearth Moderne: 1940

Hearth Moderne: 1940

May 30, 1940. "John C.B. Moore residence in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, New York. Living room, to fireplace. Moore & Hutchins, architect." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Wee Lads: 1910

Wee Lads: 1910

May 1910. "Noon hour at Obear-Nestor Glass Co., East St. Louis, Illinois. Names of the smallest boys are: Walter Kohler, 981 N. 18th Street; Walter Riley, 918 N. 17th Street; Will Convery, 1828 Natalie Avenue; Clifford Matheny, 1927 Summit Avenue. All employed at the glassworks." Photo by Lewis Hine. View full size.

 

Clown Car: 1957

Clown Car: 1957

The Shriners' Annual Convention took place in downtown Atlanta's Peachtree Street on August 30, 1957. As a senior at Georgia Tech, I was there to photograph the action. The Loew's Grand Theatre in the background was the location of the premiere of "Gone With the Wind" in 1939. 35mm Kodachrome by William D. Volkmer. View full size.

Castle of Culture: 1899

Castle of Culture: 1899

Wayne County, Michigan, circa 1899. "Detroit Museum of Art." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Near Mist: 1942

Near Mist: 1942

December 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. An unusually heavy fog in the early afternoon." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Medical/Shopping Center: 1956

Medical/Shopping Center: 1956

June 6, 1956. "Cross County Center. Yonkers, Westchester County, New York. Medical building." 4x5 acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Bostrom's: 1890

Bostrom's: 1890

Volusia County, Florida, circa 1890. "Bostrom's on the Halifax near Ormond." A tourist boarding house built by the town's first settlers, the Bostrom brothers. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Ford Parts: 1920

Ford Parts: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Taylor-Tolley Motor Co., authorized Ford agents, interior." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Coupe de Fille: 1943

Coupe de Fille: 1943

"1943" is all it says on the slide mount of this Kodachrome. But this young lady looks vaguely familiar. Have we seen her before? View full size.

Centrifugal Fourth: 1941

Centrifugal Fourth: 1941

July 1941. "Ride at the carnival which was part of the Fourth of July celebration at Vale, Oregon." Medium format negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Piccadilly Circus: 1961

Piccadilly Circus: 1961

A Kodachrome slide sent to us from Canada a few years back with the caption "Piccadilly Circus, London, 1961." We loved "The Music Man" but somehow missed seeing "The Amorous Prawn." View full size.

 

First-Class Cabin: 1940

First-Class Cabin: 1940

May 30, 1940. "John C.B. Moore residence in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, N.Y. Rear facade. Moore & Hutchins, architect." Neighbor to Bertram Willcox, whose house he also designed. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 
 
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