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Casualty of War: 1938

Casualty of War: 1938

1938. "Prince William's Church, Sheldon Church (ruins), Sheldon, Beaufort County, South Carolina. Building dates to 1753. Destroyed by British army in 1779. In 1826 walls rebuilt upon. In 1865 destroyed by Sherman's army." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Crate & Barrel: 1864

Crate & Barrel: 1864

"City Point, Virginia. Federal headquarters during the Siege of Petersburg, 1864-65. Unloading vessels at landing." Wet plate glass negative. View full size.

 

The Louisburg: 1901

The Louisburg: 1901

Circa 1901. "The Louisburg, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, Maine." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

One Ton: 1919

One Ton: 1919

The San Francisco Bay Area circa 1919. "Nash one-ton tank truck." With the same driver as this two-tonner. 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Fountain Pen Factory: 1935

Fountain Pen Factory: 1935

Circa 1935. "Sheaffer fountain pen factory, Fort Madison, Iowa. Final act of the pen manufacture." 8x10 acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Dynamite Kills Two Babes: 1920

Dynamite Kills Two Babes: 1920

November 18, 1920. "Newsboy holding the Washington Times." Whose banner headline, DYNAMITE KILLS TWO BABES ASLEEP IN CRIB, summarizes a lurid crime that literally rocked Montgomery County, Maryland, in the fall of 1920 when a house painter engaged in a political feud with his neighbor, farmhand James Bolton, dynamited his bungalow, killing the man along with the two small children of his housekeeper. Guy Vernon Thompson was hanged for the crime the following April. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Jupiter Golf: 1958

Jupiter Golf: 1958

Feb. 19, 1958. "Jupiter Golf Clubhouse, Hobe Sound, Florida. Terrace, from west. William Kemp Kaler, architect; Innocenti & Webel, landscape architect." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Sunrise, Sunset: 1940

Sunrise, Sunset: 1940

November 1940. "Jewish stores in Colchester, Connecticut." R. Goldman, grocer, and S. Kalmonwitz, fishmonger. 35mm negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Snellenburg's: 1912

Snellenburg's: 1912

1912. "City Hall and Market Street west from 11th, Philadelphia." With a variety of interesting signage, including an electric baseball scoreboard at Snellenburg's department store. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Yosemite Cadillac: 1919

Yosemite Cadillac: 1919

The high Sierras circa 1919. "Cadillac touring car at Yosemite in snow." With the Sentinel Hotel in the background. 6½x8½ inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Grand Union: 1912

Grand Union: 1912

New York circa 1912. "Grand Union Hotel, 42nd Street and Park Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Bike Chained: 1920

Bike Chained: 1920

May 1920. "Sailor Tony Pizzo passing through Washington on a Coast to Coast bicycle run handcuffed to his machine. The handcuffs were sealed by Mayor Hylan in New York April 24 and are not to be opened until his return to that city. Pizzo made a California to New York trip in like manner in 1919." View full size.

 

Bottle Boys: 1909

Bottle Boys: 1909

November 1909. "Night scene in Cumberland Glass Works, Bridgeton, N.J." Mak­ing bottles one at a time. Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Portland Depot: 1909

Portland Depot: 1909

1909. "Union Station, Portland, Maine." Demolished August 31, 1961. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Light Runner: 1910

The Light Runner: 1910

Fairfax County, Virginia, circa 1910. "Vienna P.O." Our title comes from the name of the delivery wagon. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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