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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

Petit Parade: 1942

Petit Parade: 1942

June 1942. "Chico, California. City park." Shady, but in a good way. Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

It's a Bear: 1919

It's a Bear: 1919

San Francisco, 1919. "Grant motor truck at Public Library." Minimally equipped, we'd say. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Tiny Shucker: 1912

Tiny Shucker: 1912

February 1912. "Tiny, a seven-year-old oyster shucker (sister of Henry, No. 3291), does not go to school. Works steady. Been at it one year. Maggioni Canning Co. Port Royal, South Carolina." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Men's Grill: 1940

Men's Grill: 1940

December 1, 1940. "Schrafft's, 625 Madison Avenue, New York. Exterior." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Serious Fun: 1942

Serious Fun: 1942

July 1942. Klamath Falls, Oregon. "At the sideshow of the circus." Step right up, folks, and SEE the pop-eyed girl! For a paltry dime, BEHOLD the Serious Boy! Photo by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Swimmers of '42

Swimmers of '42

July 1942. "Rupert, Idaho. Dressing after swimming." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Basic Training: 1917

Basic Training: 1917

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Training camp activities commission -- luncheon for Army men." Once we're done with you, soldier, you'll be able to assemble a canape blindfolded. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Foot Patrol: 1923

Foot Patrol: 1923

Washington, D.C. "S.S. Banks, March 20, 1923." We suspect this has something to do with traffic safety. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

The Happy Wanderer: 1918

The Happy Wanderer: 1918

"Marmon touring car, San Francisco, 1918." Latest entry in the Shorpy Index of Ill-Fated Phaetons. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Springfield Depot: 1900

Springfield Depot: 1900

Circa 1900. "Chicago & Alton R.R. station at Springfield, Illinois." Waiting for the 20th Century to roll in. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Duck Inn: 1979

Duck Inn: 1979

The Duck Inn, Charlottesville, Virginia. From a series of pictures I took when I was a first year student at U-Va. in 1979. On Main Street, across the street from the Amtrak station. There's just nothing like a "Home Cooken Chicken Dinner" from the Duck Inn! View full size.

Abbot Hall: 1906

Abbot Hall: 1906

        2:08 p.m. on a washday in Marblehead, Mass., 110 years ago.

1906. "Abbot Hall, Marblehead, Massachusetts." The town's Romanesque city hall and clock tower, completed in 1876, and surrounding residences. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Picnic in the Park: 1942

Picnic in the Park: 1942

July 1942. "Klamath Falls, Oregon. Picnickers in city park." Medium format nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Last One In: 1942

Last One In: 1942

July 1942. "Rupert, Idaho. Schoolboys at swimming pool." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Lessons Learned: 1935

Lessons Learned: 1935

1935. "School in Red House, West Virginia." Medium-format nitrate negative by Elmer Johnson for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 
 
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