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The Carbon Kid: 1938

The Carbon Kid: 1938

September 1938. "Coal miner's child breaking up large pieces of coal to take home. Pursglove, Scott's Run, West Virginia." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Family Business: 1943

Family Business: 1943

April 1943. "San Augustine, Texas. Clyde Smith, grocer, with his two daughters." Papa gets sartorial points for the ironic necktie. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Our New Olds: 1930

Our New Olds: 1930

San Francisco circa 1930. "Oldsmobile sedan at Spreckels Mansion." With Olive Oyl and her sister, Baby. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Milton Apartments: 1920

Milton Apartments: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Milton Apartments, H Street N.W." Where the amenities include a mounting block for stepping into one's carriage. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Columbus in Chicago: 1911

Columbus in Chicago: 1911

Chicago circa 1911. "Steamer Christopher Columbus." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

WMOM: 1950s

WMOM: 1950s

For Columbus Day we return to 1950s Columbus, Georgia, for this uncaptioned News Archive snap of a lady and a baby with a bent for broadcasting. It's 10:33. Do you know where your children are? 4x5 acetate negative. View full size.

 

Dead End: 1958

Dead End: 1958

Was Mrs. Smith bringing in the wash when she heard the crash? Circa 1958, more vehicular mayhem in Oakland, California. 4x5 negative. View full size.

 

Two Dourpower: 1919

Two Dourpower: 1919

San Francisco circa 1919. "Mitchell touring car at Golden Gate Park." Latest entry in the Shorpy Cavalcade of Cantankerous Conveyances. View full size.

 

Goth Baths: 1900

Goth Baths: 1900

Circa 1900. "Maurice Bath House, Hot Springs, Arkansas." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

USS Mayflower: 1907

USS Mayflower: 1907

1907. "Sidewheeler Queen Anne and president's yacht Mayflower (top) at Old Point Comfort, Virginia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Custom Royal: 1958

Custom Royal: 1958

Columbus, Georgia, Dodge dealers in their showroom with one of the last 1958 models, getting ready for the '59s. 4x5 acetate negative. View full size.

 

Near Normal: 1900

Near Normal: 1900

Circa 1900. "Track to be straightened. Normal, Ill's." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Church & Cherry: 1913

Church & Cherry: 1913

Burlington, Vermont, circa 1913. "New Sherwood Hotel, Church and Cherry Sts." Destroyed by fire in 1940. 7x5 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Agnes the Operator: 1942

Agnes the Operator: 1942

July 1942. "Production. Machine guns of various calibers. Agnes Mahan, bench lathe operator at a large Eastern firearms plant, makes oil drills for .50- caliber machine gun barrels. Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co., Hartford, Connecticut." Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dodge for 1959

Dodge for 1959

Columbus, Georgia, 1958. "Salesmen and 1959 Dodge." 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.

 
 
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