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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

New York Skyscrapers: 1908

New York Skyscrapers: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Broadway and Trinity Building." With the Singer tower bringing up the rear. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Essex Motor Cars: 1920

Essex Motor Cars: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Washington Herald, 1210 18th Street N.W." The business next door, its products having motored off into oblivion, is now a Pei Wei. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

I Feel Fine: 1944

I Feel Fine: 1944

June 1944. "Brooklyn, New York. Home nursing class held at the community house of the Church of the Good Shepherd." Also: The "Basic Seven" food groups. Photo by Howard Hollem for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Rainy Day People: 1943

Rainy Day People: 1943

March 1943. "New York, New York. Times Square on a rainy day." Photo by John Vachon for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Disneyland: 1957

Disneyland: 1957

A trip to Disneyland in March 1957, taken by my dad with his relatively new Contax. Scanned from original Kodachrome slide. View full size.

A Lotta Cotton: 1905

A Lotta Cotton: 1905

Circa 1905. "Sorting cotton -- Atlantic Cotton Compress Co., Pensacola, Florida." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Vicksburg Street View: 1909

Vicksburg Street View: 1909

Vicksburg, Mississippi, circa 1909. "View along Washington Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Official Delegation: 1922

Official Delegation: 1922

1922. Hoping for Harding: "Group of women with automobile at White House." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

TWA Coffee Shop: 1962

TWA Coffee Shop: 1962

August 29, 1962. "Union News restaurants, Idlewild Airport. TWA coffee shop. Raymond Loewy Associates." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Rotorua Express: 1909

Rotorua Express: 1909

New Zealand in 1909. "The Rotorua Express leaving Auckland, alongside Customs Street East." Glass negative by A.P. Godber. View full size.

 

Pioneer Parachute: 1942

Pioneer Parachute: 1942

August 1942. "Production. Parachute making. As these two girls thread shroud cords through the material, these yards of silk become more nearly recognizable as one of the parachutes turned out by this Eastern plant. Pioneer Parachute Company, Manchester, Connecticut." Photo by William Rittase for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Ennis the Menace: 1942

Ennis the Menace: 1942

September 1942. "Civilian defense. Fire prevention. The careless smoker causes more fires each year than any other person in the country. He is to blame for 87,000 separate 1941 fires, which resulted in the loss of many lives and the destruction of 14 million dollars of property. Whether he falls asleep with a lighted smoke or is careless in the disposal of burning cigars, cigarettes, or matches, he is always a menace." Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Pole Position: 1923

Pole Position: 1923

Washington, D.C., 1923. "A.W. Leonard." National Photo Company lensman "Artie" Leonard chasing a shot. View full size.

 

Retort House: 1912

Retort House: 1912

April 11, 1912. "Detroit City Gas Co. -- foundation for retort house." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Sternwheeler Staples: 1910

Sternwheeler Staples: 1910

Circa 1910. "Packet steamer Jas. T. Staples." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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