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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • RAINIER NATIONAL PARK: c. 1920s

Two Men and a Musky

Two Men and a Musky

Detroit circa 1902. "A muskelunge (fish)." Who wants pike? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

American Dream: 1936

American Dream: 1936

May 1936. "Home of worker in strip coal mine. Cherokee County, Kansas." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

City Life: 1936

City Life: 1936

April 1936. "Exterior of house at 912 North 8th Street. Milwaukee, Wisconsin." Photo by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

No Swearing Gambling Drinking

No Swearing Gambling Drinking

January 1937. "Children of citrus workers in hallway of apartment house. Winter Haven, Fla." Swearing, Gambling and Drinking, with their little brother Allowed. Photo by Arthur Rothstein, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

No Problem: 1939

No Problem: 1939

January 1939. "Small truck farmer from North Carolina. His neck was broken and is in a brace. Near Belle Glade, Florida." And then he found work as a meme. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Live Third Rail: 1910

Live Third Rail: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Michigan Central R.R. tunnel." Another in a series of views of the approach to the train tunnel under the Detroit River. Please note: LIVE THIRD RAIL, DO NOT TOUCH. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Streets of San Francisco: 1957

Streets of San Francisco: 1957

        UPDATE: By amazing coincidence, the photographer here (the late father of Shorpy member rsyung) seems to have stumbled upon a shooting location for the Alfred Hitchcock thriller "Vertigo," with the same cars lined up along the curb as in a scene from the movie. Scroll down to the comments for details. -- Dave

Taken by my dad in August, 1957. Bay Bridge in the background. I'm sure someone with an intimate knowledge of "The City" and / or Google maps will figure out which street this is. Kodachrome slide, Contax camera. View full size.

Out and About: 1905

Out and About: 1905

Nov. 22, 1905. "Lake Shore Drive, Chicago." A nice day for a carriage ride, and look out for that omnibus. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Balcony Scene: 1954

Balcony Scene: 1954

Aug. 16, 1954. "Stamford (Conn.) Housing Authority. Balcony A4. W.F.R. Ballard, architect." Six-shooter optional. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Illinois Central: 1942

Illinois Central: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Engine taking on coal at an Illinois Central Railroad yard." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Fox News: 1919

Fox News: 1919

News item: "A photograph of the fox and its capture in the 'fox hunt' staged in the Capitol grounds Monday, in which more than a score of persons aided the Capitol police force to run the brown animal in. George M. Green, foreman of the garage of the Adjutant General's office, who was passing the Capitol on a motorcycle, won all the honors when he succeeded in capturing the fox. It was discovered that the fox wore a leather collar, indicating that he is domesticated." (Washington Times, Dec. 23-24, 1919.) National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

The Gatekeepers: 1900

The Gatekeepers: 1900

Circa 1900. "Residence near country club. Ann Arbor, Michigan." Our house: a very very very fine house. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Maverick Mystery: 1958

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Maverick Mystery: 1958

        In the aftermath of James Garner's death, a pair of Wisconsin TV producers are hoping to solve the mystery of which Alice in Dairyland was photographed with the Hollywood actor many decades ago ... [Continue reading]

-- Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 20, 2014

And Shorpy has the answer: "April 21, 1958. James Garner on the set of the television show Maverick." With co-star Jack Kelly and the Wisconsin "agricultural ambassador" Alice in Dairyland of 1957, Miss Nancy Kay Trewyn (later Prosser). Photo by Maurice Terrell for Look magazine article "TV's Midas Touch," which appeared in the Sept. 16, 1958 issue. View full size.

Tall in the Saddle: 1958

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Tall in the Saddle: 1958

April 1958. "James Garner on the set of the television show Maverick." Photo by Maurice Terrell for Look magazine ("TV's Midas Touch"). View full size.

Downtown Abbey: 1910

Downtown Abbey: 1910

Circa 1910. "Post office and First Street, Duluth, Minnesota." Continuing our visit to the Gopher State. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 
 
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