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

Picnic at Austin: 1952

Picnic at Austin: 1952

"7 Sept 1952. Picnic at Austin. Ivan, Dottie, Loren, Grace." A little cooldown after the sack race, maybe, in this latest installment of our popular new reality series Minnesota Kodachromes. 35mm color slide by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

Guest House & Garden: 1945

Guest House & Garden: 1945

Oct. 13, 1945. "Childs Frick residence, 'Clayton,' Roslyn, Long Island. South facade." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Greased Lightning: 1924

Greased Lightning: 1924

        Our second look at this locomotive, whose cylindrical design echoes the shape of its steam-boiler brethren even though it's entirely electric.

June 1924. Washington, D.C. "Largest and most powerful electric locomotive in the world being exhibited by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway and the General Electric Co." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Fly Me to the Moon: 1942

Fly Me to the Moon: 1942

May 1942. Parris Island, South Carolina. "Marine Corps glider detachment training camp. A glider winch." Medium format nitrate negative from photos by by Pat Terry and Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Flour Power: 1911

Flour Power: 1911

The Buffalo River, city ship canal and flour mill elevators circa 1911. "A busy section of the canal -- Buffalo, N.Y." 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

The Dog and the DeSoto: 1952

The Dog and the DeSoto: 1952

"Hubert & Sally, Aug. 1952." In the latest episode of Minnesota Kodachromes, the DeSoto and Dalmatian we saw with Grace are back for an encore. View full size.

Mightiest Electric: 1924

Mightiest Electric: 1924

June 1924. Washington, D.C. "Largest and most powerful electric locomotive in the world being exhibited by the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway and the General Electric Co." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Rock Around the Clock: 1956

Rock Around the Clock: 1956

April 1956. "Shirtless teenaged boy dancing in the audience at a performance by Bill Haley and the Comets and LaVern Baker at the Sports Arena, Hershey, Pennsylvania." From photos, last seen here, by Ed Feingersh for the Look magazine article "The Great Rock 'n' Roll Controversy." View full size.

 

Grill Noir: 1940

Grill Noir: 1940

May 1940. "A hamburger shop in Durham, North Carolina." George's Grill, open all night. 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Low-Rent: 1935

Low-Rent: 1935

December 1935. "Typical squalid homes, Hamilton County, Ohio." 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Thrilling and Popular: 1939

Thrilling and Popular: 1939

October 1939. "Display of magazines for sale in Taylor, Texas." We'll take one of each, please. 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Rock-and-Roll: 1956

Rock-and-Roll: 1956

April 1956. "Performance by Bill Haley and the Comets and LaVern Baker at the Sports Arena in Hershey, Pennsylvania." From photos by Ed Feingersh for the Look magazine article "The Great Rock 'n' Roll Controversy." View full size.

 

None Shall Pass: 1924

None Shall Pass: 1924

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Rock Creek Park scenes. Girls on bridge. L-R: Katherine Wren, Norvell Munford, Mary Happer, Cecil Lester Jones, Jessie Adkins, Doris Wagner, Virginia Seldon, Mildred Crosby and Mary Seldon." View full size.

 

Welcome Interstate Managers: 1908

Welcome Interstate Managers: 1908

Circa 1908. "Convention Hall, Rochester, N.Y." A Goreyesque tableau awaiting its ill-fated merrymakers. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Domestic Pardner: 1952

Domestic Pardner: 1952

"Leslie, 28 Feb. 1952." Visiting the abode of Grace and Hubert, whose low-key decor whispers of subdued scarlets and tentative teals. View full size.

 
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