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If I Had a Trailer: 1921

May 1921. Washington, D.C. "Charles Seeger, a composer, is a brother of Alan Seeger, the war poet. His wife is a distinguished violinist." And their baby boy will grow up to be folk legend Pete Seeger. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Ethnomusicologist Charles Seeger, seated in automobile, with family, standing, L-R: wife Constance Seeger, concert violinist, holding son Pete (1919-2014), and sons John and Charles. The family is ready to leave Washington, D.C., for their 1921 "trailer trip" musical expedition to bring classical music to rural areas.

May 1921. Washington, D.C. "Charles Seeger, a composer, is a brother of Alan Seeger, the war poet. His wife is a distinguished violinist." And their baby boy will grow up to be folk legend Pete Seeger. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

        Ethnomusicologist Charles Seeger, seated in automobile, with family, standing, L-R: wife Constance Seeger, concert violinist, holding son Pete (1919-2014), and sons John and Charles. The family is ready to leave Washington, D.C., for their 1921 "trailer trip" musical expedition to bring classical music to rural areas.

 

Open Office: 1955

January 25, 1955. "Becton Dickinson, Rutherford, New Jersey. Mr. Becton's office. Fellheimer & Wagner, client." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

January 25, 1955. "Becton Dickinson, Rutherford, New Jersey. Mr. Becton's office. Fellheimer & Wagner, client." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Buffalo Dredging: 1905

Circa 1905. "Waterworks and Niagara River, Buffalo, N.Y." Panorama made from three 8x10 inch glass negatives. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Circa 1905. "Waterworks and Niagara River, Buffalo, N.Y." Panorama made from three 8x10 inch glass negatives. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Future Flappers: 1923

Washington, D.C. "Girls at Potomac Tidal Basin bathing beach pavilion, 5/28/23." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Washington, D.C. "Girls at Potomac Tidal Basin bathing beach pavilion, 5/28/23." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Bucket Brigade: 1923

August 1923. Washington, D.C. "Dump story." The past is a bucket of ashes. Or a pail of water. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

August 1923. Washington, D.C. "Dump story." The past is a bucket of ashes. Or a pail of water. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Bill on Wheels: 1922

Washington, D.C. "Billy Denham, 9/5/22." Competitive cyclist both motor- and bi-. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Washington, D.C. "Billy Denham, 9/5/22." Competitive cyclist both motor- and bi-. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Gimme Five: 1924

Washington, D.C. "Roxie Stinson, figure in Teapot Dome scandal, has her fortune told, 3/27/24." National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "Roxie Stinson, divorced former wife of the late Jess Smith, right-hand man to Attorney General Frank Daugherty, broke open the Teapot Dome investigations with sensational testimony of graft, bribes from bootleggers, and a crooked $33 million dollar oil deal."

Washington, D.C. "Roxie Stinson, figure in Teapot Dome scandal, has her fortune told, 3/27/24." National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

        "Roxie Stinson, divorced former wife of the late Jess Smith, right-hand man to Attorney General Frank Daugherty, broke open the Teapot Dome investigations with sensational testimony of graft, bribes from bootleggers, and a crooked $33 million dollar oil deal."

 

Versatile Hauler: 1927

San Francisco circa 1927. "Graham Bros. truck with stake bed body." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

San Francisco circa 1927. "Graham Bros. truck with stake bed body." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Maine Men: 1896

Circa 1896. "Ship's company, U.S.S. Maine." Two years before the battleship blew up and sank in Havana Harbor, killing most of the crew and precipitating the Spanish-American War. 8x10 glass negative by Edward H. Hart. View full size.

Circa 1896. "Ship's company, U.S.S. Maine." Two years before the battleship blew up and sank in Havana Harbor, killing most of the crew and precipitating the Spanish-American War. 8x10 glass negative by Edward H. Hart. View full size.

 

Too Tall to Fail: 1931

New York, 1931. "City Bank-Farmers Trust Building, William & Beaver streets. Cross & Cross, architects." 11x13 gelatin silver print by Irving Underhill. View full size.

New York, 1931. "City Bank-Farmers Trust Building, William & Beaver streets. Cross & Cross, architects." 11x13 gelatin silver print by Irving Underhill. View full size.

 

Jack's Sandwich Shop: 1941

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; UPDATE: Restaurant ID courtesy of Sagitta.
San Francisco circa 1941. "Restaurant counter." And another shot of the Buckley Music System "Music Box." (Selection No. 1: "Three at a Table for Two" by Dick Todd.) 8x10 acetate negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

        UPDATE: Restaurant ID courtesy of Sagitta.

San Francisco circa 1941. "Restaurant counter." And another shot of the Buckley Music System "Music Box." (Selection No. 1: "Three at a Table for Two" by Dick Todd.) 8x10 acetate negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

 

Mackey's Creamery: 1943

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; UPDATE: Restaurant ID thanks to tterrace.
June 7, 1943. "Restaurant soda fountain, Sausalito, California." Anyone got a nickel? 8x10 acetate negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

        UPDATE: Restaurant ID thanks to tterrace.

June 7, 1943. "Restaurant soda fountain, Sausalito, California." Anyone got a nickel? 8x10 acetate negative, photographer unknown. View full size.

 

Initialized: 1922

San Francisco circa 1922. "Simplex, Public Library." Wearing the monogram of one C.E.M. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

San Francisco circa 1922. "Simplex, Public Library." Wearing the monogram of one C.E.M. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Louisville: 1906

Circa 1906. "Fourth Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Circa 1906. "Fourth Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Demasted: 1899

August 2, 1899. "Sloop Columbia, steel mast carried away." 8x10 inch glass negative by John S. Johnston, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

August 2, 1899. "Sloop Columbia, steel mast carried away." 8x10 inch glass negative by John S. Johnston, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 
 
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