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Good EAT Food: 1938

Good EAT Food: 1938

January 1938. Washington, D.C. "Cafe on L Street." Where the only thing flakier than our delicious biscuits is the peeling paint! 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Our Staff: 1924

Our Staff: 1924

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Miss Davis." Demonstrating just how easy it is to work one of these things. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Dam Workmen: 1942

Dam Workmen: 1942

June 1942. "Shasta Dam, Shasta County, California. Workmen on porch of com­mis­sary." Photo by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Family Jalopy: 1919

Family Jalopy: 1919

San Francisco circa 1919. "Haynes touring car." Accessorized with a dapper "California top." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Colonial Cleveland: 1900

Colonial Cleveland: 1900

Circa 1900. "Colonial Hotel, Cleveland." Home to the Colonial Arcade. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Après Snow: 1899

Après Snow: 1899

1899. "Blizzard '99 -- On the streets after a New York blizzard." 8x10 glass negative by Byron. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Six in the Park: 1929

Six in the Park: 1929

San Francisco, 1929. "Hudson Super Six." Strangers when they met, until he took her for a ride. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Snow Going: 1925

Snow Going: 1925

Washington, D.C., 1925. "Snow removal -- Ford tractor." A teaspoon at a time. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Kruger Boxes: 1919

Kruger Boxes: 1919

Somewhere in San Francisco circa 1919. "Ford motor truck -- Kruger & Co. Boxes." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Queens View Market: 1948

Queens View Market: 1948

New York circa 1948. "Queens View Food Market, 34th Avenue." Just in time for the Grand Opening! 4x5 acetate negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

 

Happy Birthday to Us!

Happy Birthday to Us!

        On his eighth birthday, Shorpy wishes all a Happy Valentine's Day, and raises his paw in a toast you -- yes, YOU -- for the comments and contributions that have kept us going over the years.

Circa 1914. "Cats in costume at birthday party with cake." Photo by Harry W. Frees, whose oddball oeuvre both delights and appalls. View full size.

 

Come In for a Taste

Come In for a Taste

New York circa 1948. "Window display of imported and domestic cheeses." Everything looks so ... gouda. 4x5 negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

 

Odd Man Out: 1942

Odd Man Out: 1942

March 13, 1942. "Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey. Lounge, to window. Voorhees, Walker, Foley & Smith, architects." You can call me ... lonely! Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Expect Great Things: 1923

Expect Great Things: 1923

Dec. 27, 1923. "Don Lee Cadillac agency, corner Van Ness & O'Farrell." And a Model V-63 Phaeton, approximating closed-car comfort with a variation on the "California top." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Cadillac Caliphs: 1932

Cadillac Caliphs: 1932

    Don Lee handing over the keys to a V-12 Cadillac touring car.

San Francisco, 1932. "Cadillac agency, NE corner Van Ness & O'Farrell." The monumental exterior of Don Lee Cadillac. Note the "ISLAM" fezzes of these Masonic potentates. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 
 
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