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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • SPANGLES: THE CONTINENTAL CIRCUS

A Row of Rowers: 1914

A Row of Rowers: 1914

June 1914. "Wisconsin varsity crew on the Hudson." Souvenir from the heyday of the Poughkeepsie Regatta. Bain News Service glass negative. View full size.

 

Spring Fling: 1902

Spring Fling: 1902

1902. "The Basin, lower spring, Banff, Alberta." A Banff spring, without the hotel usually appended to that phrase. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Hats for Her: 1947

Hats for Her: 1947

Jan. 27, 1947. "Kartch's, Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey. Second floor." Our fifth look at this family haberdashery. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Louisville Wharfboat: 1905

Louisville Wharfboat: 1905

Circa 1905. "Ohio River levee at Louisville, Kentucky." Note the "U.S. Life Saving Station." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Churchill House: 1904

Churchill House: 1904

Circa 1904. "The Churchill house." No location given, but neighboring images in this sequence were taken in Vermont. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Little Squirt: 1941

Little Squirt: 1941

July 1941. "Fun at the water fountain. Fourth of July picnic in Vale, Oregon." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Broadway Pharmacist: 1957

Broadway Pharmacist: 1957

I purchased this 8 x 10 print at the swap meet. On the back is printed:

Mr. Cliff McCorkle, proprietor and pharmacist of the 101 Broadway Pharmacy, Richmond, Calif., preparing a prescription. 5 November 1957. Photographer: Pfc. Barbara A. Warner, Sixth US Army Photo Lab, Presidio of San Francisco, Calif. Official US Army photograph. View full size.

A Picnic in the Park: 1942

A Picnic in the Park: 1942

July 1942. Washington, D.C. "A Sunday picnic in Rock Creek Park." Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Coffee Run: 1941

Coffee Run: 1941

1941. "Free coffee served at the picnic grounds on the Fourth of July at Vale, Oregon." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the FSA. View full size.

 

Wigwam: 1935

Wigwam: 1935

Circa 1935. "Wigwam -- Chula, Virginia. Gov. Giles home and old Harrison Academy." 8x10 acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Family Outing: 1921

Family Outing: 1921

New York or vicinity circa 1921. "Byron on boat." The actor Arthur Byron and family. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

REO Mountaineer: 1906

REO Mountaineer: 1906

June 1906. "REO Mountaineer, New York to San Francisco and back." Percy Megargel and David Fassett on 162nd Street in the Bronx at the end of their 10-month, 11,000-mile trip in a 16-horsepower REO (Ransom E. Olds) touring car. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Heck Ranch: 1943

Heck Ranch: 1943

February 1943. Moreno Valley, New Mexico. "William Heck ranch. Mrs. Heck getting supper." Photo by John Collier, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Hurricane Slams D.C.: 1933

Hurricane Slams D.C.: 1933

Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "Flooding." Aftermath of the "Chesapeake-Potomac" hurricane of August 1933, which led to the train wreck seen here a few days ago. Who can locate this water-logged crossroads, with "Goode Shoppe" hot dogs going for a nickel? Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

Wrapped in the Flag: 1917

Wrapped in the Flag: 1917

New York, 1917. The American soprano Marcia Van Dresser, who participated in War Bond and patriotic programs at the Metropolitan Opera. And on that high note, Shorpy wishes you a Happy Fourth of July! View full size.

 
 
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