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Flight Line: 1942

Flight Line: 1942

October 1942. "Long lines of A-20 attack bombers roll ceaselessly, night and day, through the Douglas Aircraft plant at Long Beach, California. The A-20 is used by the American Air Force and the Royal Air Force (RAF) for hedge-hopping and strafing operations against ground troops and installations -- also for reconnaissance work and night fighting. It is armed for its several duties with light and heavy caliber guns in varying combinations." 4x5 acetate negative by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Sand Reef: 1942

Sand Reef: 1942

January 14, 1942. "Prince and Princess Alexis Zalstem-Zalessky, residence in Palm Beach, Florida. Miss Knoop, Mr. Wessel, Prince (standing) and Princess on beach. Treanor & Fatio, architect." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Oregon Greaser: 1942

Oregon Greaser: 1942

July 1942. "Grant County, Oregon. Malheur National Forest. Greasing a logging truck." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Bell System: 1942

Bell System: 1942

July 1942. "Oakridge, Oregon. Population 520. Town telephone switchboard." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Three Trees: 1942

Three Trees: 1942

July 1942. "Grant County, Oregon. Malheur National Forest. Lumberjack on truckload of logs." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

City Fruit Stand: 1942

City Fruit Stand: 1942

May 1942. "Childersburg, Alabama. Street scene." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Shady Rest: 1942

Shady Rest: 1942

May 1942. "Childersburg, Alabama. Rooms for rent." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Old News: 1942

Old News: 1942

May 1942. "Childersburg, Alabama. Police force." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Bustling Baker: 1942

Bustling Baker: 1942

June 1942. "Baker, Florida. Crossroads in nearest town to Escambia Farms." Acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Adminisration. View full size.

 

Two-Banana Lunch: 1942

Two-Banana Lunch: 1942

June 1942. "Shasta Dam, Shasta County, California. Workmen." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Taps: 1942

Taps: 1942

July 1942. Rupert, Idaho. "Minidoka War Relocation Center -- former CCC camp now under FSA management. Wash bowls used by the Japanese-Americans." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Ætna Insvrance: 1907

Ætna Insvrance: 1907

1907. "Aetna Insurance Co., Hartford, Connecticut." A phantasmagoria of phantom footfalls and paranormal pedestrians. Plus hot popcorn! 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Saratoga Springs: 1904

Saratoga Springs: 1904

Saratoga Springs, New York, 1904. "United States Hotel, Broadway at Division Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Audubon Place: 1906

Audubon Place: 1906

New Orleans circa 1906. "Audubon Place." A private, gated street developed in the 1890s next to Tulane University. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Laboratory-Kitchen: 1913

Laboratory-Kitchen: 1913

April 1913. "Old Colony Trust Co., Boston. Temple Place branch." If the main course here is the bank, dessert would the Laboratory-Kitchen "licensed victualler" upstairs at left -- part of the lunchroom chain started by chemist-breadmaker Bertha Stevenson, offering "delicious home cooking" for 15 cents. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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