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A Sandwich for Junior: 1955

A Sandwich for Junior: 1955

May 3, 1955. "Family picnicking and barbecuing outdoors." Color transparency from photos by Arthur Rothstein and Bob Dierks for the Look magazine assignment "America Is Bit by the Barbecue Bug." View full size.

 

Can You Hear Me Now: 1925

Can You Hear Me Now: 1925

1925. Washington, D.C. "Broadcasting equipment." Adjusting the "modulator tube filament rheostat." Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

Jonas Glass Works: 1909

Jonas Glass Works: 1909

November 1909. "A group of workers in Jonas Glass Works, Minotola, N.J. These are typical of conditions in Southern New Jersey although one finds, occasionally, a few younger workers." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Coal, Water, Sand: 1942

Coal, Water, Sand: 1942

November 1942. "Chicago. Locomotives loading up with coal, water and sand at an Illinois Central Railroad yard before going out on the road." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Ridgewood Avenue: 1904

Ridgewood Avenue: 1904

Circa 1904. "Ridgewood Avenue, Daytona, Florida." And the surrey with the fringe on top. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Class Warfare: 1940

Class Warfare: 1940

Washington, D.C., circa 1940. "Ernest Kendall, teacher of U.S. Capitol pages." Note old-school schoolboy mischief. Photo by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Bourbon Boys: 1924

Bourbon Boys: 1924

Bourbon Street and Ursulines Avenue circa 1924. "New Orleans organ grinder." Nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe. View full size.

 

The Clerical Army: 1942

The Clerical Army: 1942

June 1942. Washington, D.C. "U.S. Office of Defense Transportation system of port control and its traffic channel control." More vintage punch-card equipment. Photo by Albert Freeman for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Pigeonholers: 1924

Pigeonholers: 1924

November 24, 1924. Washington, D.C. "Bonus Bureau -- Examining Division." The "bonus" was a benefit granted to WWI veterans by the World War Adjusted Compensation Act of 1924. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Off Course: 1942

Off Course: 1942

Circa 1942. "U.S. Navy -- inflatable raft." Just add water. View full size.

 

No Loafing: 1903

No Loafing: 1903

The Knoxville, Tennessee, courthouse circa 1903. With signage advising "Keep Off the Grass," "No Loafing," "Drink Hickman's Coffee" and "Chew Ram's Horn Tobacco." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Information Room: 1943

The Information Room: 1943

January 1943. "Information room at the Union Station, Chicago." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Dork Dynasty: 1910

Dork Dynasty: 1910

No slapdash campsite for these circa 1910 New Zealand outdoorsmen: "Unidentified men sitting between two open tents with beds, tables, pictures, flags and posters on the walls, and Gaiety Camp sign, quoits game in front, pine trees behind. Sumner, Christchurch." Glass negative by Adam Maclay. View full size.

 

Easier Living: 1951

Easier Living: 1951

October 12, 1951. Great Neck, Long Island, N.Y. "Statton Modern at John Wanamaker. Russel Wright bedroom group. Auerbach Agency, client." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Daisy Darling Pet: 1926

Daisy Darling Pet: 1926

Washington, D.C., circa 1926. "Dog cemetery." Intimations of canine mortality. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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