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Fare Maiden: 1943

Fare Maiden: 1943

June 1943. Washington, D.C. "Hattie B. Sheehan, a streetcar conductor for the Capital Transit Company." And if all you have is bills, no problem. Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Group Swim: 1942

Group Swim: 1942

July 1942. "Florence, Alabama (vicinity). Counselor at Boy Scout camp -- swimming and canoeing." Instructor for these gangly lads, captured here in one of Jack Delano's artier shots for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

There Goes the Neighborhood: 1906

There Goes the Neighborhood: 1906

"Edge of burned district, corner of Franklin and Sacramento Streets, San Francisco." Aftermath of the April 18, 1906, earthquake and fire. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Class of '94

The Class of '94

Annapolis, Md., 1892. "Class of '94, U.S. Naval Academy." Wishing the Class of 2014 a Happy Graduation! 8x10 glass negative by Edward Hart. View full size.

 

Pleasant Street: 1906

Pleasant Street: 1906

Malden, Massachusetts, circa 1906. "Pleasant Street from Malden Square." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Wide Load: 1959

Wide Load: 1959

Aug. 21, 1959, somewhere in New Zealand. "Two women with four small children in a pushchair on a city street, probably Wellington." Evening Post newspaper photograph collection, Alexander Turnbull Library. View full size.

Gangway for Andy: 1900

Gangway for Andy: 1900

Chicago circa 1900. "12th Street bascule bridge." Andy about to overtake A.B. Ward on the Chicago River. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Back for Seconds: 1919

Back for Seconds: 1919

    "Next thing you know, they'll be serving food on aeroplanes!"

Washington, D.C., in 1919. "Sandwich vendor." Another look at the Model T lunch wagon seen here earlier in the week. Harris & Ewing photo. View full size.

 

Wheat Toast: 1941

Wheat Toast: 1941

        To agriculsha!

Fall 1941. "Jackson, Michigan. Threshing wheat. Farmers drinking beer." Photo by Arthur Siegel for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Going Places: 1943

Going Places: 1943

September 1943. "A Greyhound bus trip from Louisville to Memphis and the terminals. Roberta Locker, going to Chattanooga from Elora, Tenn., to work." Co-starring Roberta's hat, an elaborate construction of netting, fabric and feathers. Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Washington Sleeps Here: 1922

Washington Sleeps Here: 1922

Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "New Jersey Avenue S.E. from B Street." Lodgings in this view from the House Office Building include the Potomac, Congress Hall and President hotels (sign at left), as well as the George Washington Inn. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

The Elks: 1906

The Elks: 1906

Circa 1906. "Elks Place, New Orleans, Louisiana." Brought to you by Anna Held. Forgotten New Orleans: The old criminal court building and parish prison in the background. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Barefoot Boy: 1902

Barefoot Boy: 1902

New Zealand circa 1902. "Unidentified family group outdoors, probably Christchurch district." Glass negative by Adam Maclay. View full size.

 

Heavy Lifting: 1906

Heavy Lifting: 1906

Savannah, Georgia, circa 1906. "Loading a phosphate schooner." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Food Truck: 1919

Food Truck: 1919

        UPDATE: Click here for the driver-side view.

Washington, D.C., in 1919. "Street lunch vendor." A Model T sandwich-vending machine. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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