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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • OCTOBER'S BRIGHT BLUE WEATHER: 1940

Skeeters Branch Newsies: 1910

Skeeters Branch Newsies: 1910

11 a.m. Monday, May 9, 1910. "Newsies at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin, St. Louis." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Central Armory: 1905

Central Armory: 1905

Cleveland circa 1905. "Central Armory, Ohio National Guard." Last seen here. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Field of Wheels: 1942

Field of Wheels: 1942

November 1942. Chicago. "Wheels and axles outside the locomotive shops at an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium-format nitrate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Nash-and-Grab: 1919

Nash-and-Grab: 1919

San Francisco circa 1919. "Nash touring car." Across from the pool hall, taking delivery of some apple crates and an Edison Electric Something-or-Other. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

United Nations: 1952

United Nations: 1952

March 18, 1952. "United Nations Secretariat and General Assembly from Welfare Island, East River." 5x7 acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Neighbors: 1938

Neighbors: 1938

September 1938. "House, Negro and white section, Charleston, West Virginia." 35mm nitrate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Mr. Pretzel: 1910

Mr. Pretzel: 1910

New York circa 1910. "Seller of pretzels, Sixth Avenue." With a dusting of salt and snow. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Dumbbelles: 1928

Dumbbelles: 1928

Takoma Park, Maryland, circa 1928. "Washington Sanitarium gymnasium." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Road & Tracks: 1938

Road & Tracks: 1938

January 20, 1938. "San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge under construction. View of track and roadway, lower deck, East Bay. Caltrans, photographer." Historic American Buildings Survey, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

Car & Drivers: 1919

Car & Drivers: 1919

1919. "Paige touring car at San Francisco Golf Club." When a Caddy just isn't enough. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Office Corner: 1905

Office Corner: 1905

Cleveland circa 1905. "Rockefeller Building, Sixth Street and Superior Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Head-Turner: 1952

Head-Turner: 1952

New York, September 1952. "People looking at fashion model Doris Erwin as she walks down Fifth Avenue." From photos by Ralph Ginzburg for the Look magazine assignment "A Young Man's Fancy -- Model on the Street." View full size.

 

Nine O'Clock Nudes: 1967

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Nine O'Clock Nudes: 1967

March 1967. "On the set of the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour at CBS Television City in Los Angeles. The brothers rehearsing skits with show guest Carol Burnett." Color transparency by Phillip Harrington for the Look magazine assignment "The Smothers Brothers: Behind the Scenes." View full size.

Lucy Comes Home: 1956

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Lucy Comes Home: 1956

February 1956. "Actress Lucille Ball speaking with young photographer at home­coming ball upon return to her hometown of Jamestown, N.Y., with husband Desi Arnaz on publicity tour for their film Forever Darling." From photos by Charlotte Brooks for the Look magazine assignment "Lucy Comes Home." View full size.

Demolition Derby: 1960

Demolition Derby: 1960

Oakland circa 1960, and a mix-and-mash agglomeration of late-model General Motors vehicles. 4x5 negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

 
 
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