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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • WE HAVE A BIG JOB: WWII
 

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Duquesne Steel: 1909

Duquesne Steel: 1909

The Monongahela River circa 1909. "Duquesne Steel Plant, Carnegie Steel Co., Duquesne, Pennsylvania." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Tractor Doctor: 1940

Tractor Doctor: 1940

October 1940. "Metal sign blowing in the wind. Doyon, North Dakota." 35mm acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Dreamboat: 1949

Dreamboat: 1949

"1949 Mercury Eight convertible coupe." A golden Forty-Niner if there ever was one. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archives. View full size.

Prepped: 1941

Prepped: 1941

August 1941. Coffee County, Alabama. "Josh Smart family participates in the FSA Food for Defense program. Mrs. Eulia Smart says: 'I never had a pressure cooker before, an' when I got this one, I canned everything in sight' -- 264 quarts since spring." Medium format nitrate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Frozen: 1943

Frozen: 1943

February 1943. Washington, D.C. "Preparation for point rationing. While Mother keeps handy her War Ration Book Two, daughter examines the frozen foods which require removal of point stamps." 4x5 acetate negative by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Shy Hi: 1938

Shy Hi: 1938

July 1938. "Steelworker's son. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Hill: 1938

The Hill: 1938

July 1938. "Houses on slum section 'The Hill.' Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Dearborn Reds: 1952

Dearborn Reds: 1952

"1952 Ford Customline Tudor Sedan." As opposed to the "Fordor" sedan, which had two Mordors. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archives. View full size.

Thirteenth and F: 1901

Thirteenth and F: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of 13th Street N.W., west side, looking north from F Street showing view of H.F. Bachman & Co. on the corner and other shops on the block." Which include a dealer in Japanese Fancy Goods and Bric-a-Brac. Also note the public water tap under the tree. 5x7 inch glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

Ford Fairlane: 1956

Ford Fairlane: 1956

"1956 Ford Fairlane Victoria hardtop coupe." This color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. archives is our first in a series of automotive publicity photos. View full size.

The Orange Menace: 1941

The Orange Menace: 1941

July 1941. "Signs on U.S. 41, Kenosha County, Wisconsin." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pulling Together: 1941

Pulling Together: 1941

July 1941. "Boys' tug of war, Fourth of July celebration. Vale, Oregon." 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Chicago Commuters: 1941

Chicago Commuters: 1941

July 1941. "Chicago, Illinois. Commuters waiting for southbound trains." 35mm acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pig Out: 1941

Pig Out: 1941

July 1941. "Greased pig race, Fourth of July. Vale, Oregon." 35mm acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Two of a Kind: 1941

Two of a Kind: 1941

July 1941. Chicago. "Man seated on corner of Jefferson Street and Vernon Park Place." 35mm acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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