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Riggs Market: 1915

Riggs Market: 1915

Washington, D.C., 1915. "Riggs Market." On P Street N.W. between 14th and 15th since 1877, it closed in December 1945 to make way for an automobile showroom, according to the Washington Post. 8x10 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View full size.

 

Beaucoup Bananas: 1921

Beaucoup Bananas: 1921

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "National Fruit Co. banana truck." Salvatore Scalco's produce business on Louisiana Avenue. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Tobin's Service Station: 1926

Tobin's Service Station: 1926

Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "S.W. Barrow," the caption on this National Photo glass negative, name-checks District real estate developer Samuel W. Barrow, who may have had something to do with this work near his home on Monroe Street N.E. (a neighborhood last seen here) at the intersection with 18th. Note the gas station in the background. View full size.

 

Coeducated: 1942

Coeducated: 1942

May 1942. Lincoln, Nebraska. "University of Nebraska during final exam and commencement week. Bob Aden studying with his wife in their apartment." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Finals Week: 1942

Finals Week: 1942

May 1942. Lincoln, Nebraska. "University of Nebraska during final exam and commencement week. Bob Aden (at the second table) studying in the library. He is working toward a master's degree in Business Administration; his wife is in the university's Liberal Arts college." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

The Splendid Stutz: 1928

The Splendid Stutz: 1928

San Francisco, 1928. "Stutz two-door five-passenger sedan." The "Splendid Stutz" was also marketed as the "Safety Stutz," featuring four-wheel hydraulic brakes and wire-reinforced glass. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Astoria, Oregon: 1944

Astoria, Oregon: 1944

"Astoria '44" is the latest Kodachrome from Navy photographer's mate Don Cox. The view here is looking west along Commercial Street at the intersection with 14th. View full size.

 

Chateau Crestline: 1954

Chateau Crestline: 1954

Dearborn, Michigan. "1954 Ford Crestline Fordor Sedan." With room in back for their 2.5 kids. Color transparency from the Ford Motor Co. photographic archives. View full size.

Cunningham Drugs: 1942

Cunningham Drugs: 1942

    UPDATE: The view here is of Douglas Street in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia!

The slide mount for this street scene -- the latest (and earliest) Kodachrome from hotrodder-shutterbug Don Cox -- is bereft of notation regarding location. Where are we? View full size.

 

Atlantic City City Hall: 1907

Atlantic City City Hall: 1907

Circa 1907. "City Hall -- Atlantic City, N.J." With streetcars of the West Jersey & Seashore Railroad. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Atlantic & Pacific: 1907

Atlantic & Pacific: 1907

Atlantic City, New Jersey, circa 1907. "St. Nicholas Church, Pacific and Tennessee Avenues." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Academy of Music: 1907

Academy of Music: 1907

Saginaw, Michigan, circa 1907. "Academy of Music, Washington Avenue." Coming Sept. 23: the "great success" Under Southern Skies. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Hartford Y: 1907

Hartford Y: 1907

Hartford, Connecticut, circa 1907. "Young Men's Christian Association building, Pearl and Jewell Sts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

It Hasta Be Shasta: 1965

It Hasta Be Shasta: 1965

Three of them, in fact: the Mount, the Lake, the Dam, and a perfect day for Kodachrome. We were on the next-to-last-last leg our 1965 summer vacation trip to Mounts Lassen and Shasta, about to head to the coast and the giant redwoods to be driven amongst there and thence homeward. We being my mother, father, older brother and our 1956 Rambler station wagon, performing its last family trip transport duty. Next year it would be a 1966 Rambler wagon. View full size.

Bowdoin Boot-Blacks: 1909

Bowdoin Boot-Blacks: 1909

October 1909. "A Group of Boot-Blacks in Bowdoin Square, a Passing Juvenile Industry. Location: Boston, Massachusetts." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 
 
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