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

Mrs. Information: 1943

Mrs. Information: 1943

January 1943. Chicago, Illinois. "Mrs. Marie Griffith, manager of the information room, at one of the boards listing rates to points all over the country at the Union Station." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Pretty in Plaid: 1947

Pretty in Plaid: 1947

January 27, 1947. "Kartch's, Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey. Exterior detail." Gottscho-Schleisner photo; fashions by Whitley Strieber. View full size.

 

Telegraph Switchboard: 1943

Telegraph Switchboard: 1943

January 1943. "Chicago Union Station. Telegraph switchboard of the Pennsylvania Railroad." Continuing our tour of Union Station. Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Snowliner: 1943

Snowliner: 1943

January 1943. "Chicago Union Station. Streamliner 'Hiawatha' ready to depart the Chicago, Milwaukee, Saint Paul & Pacific platform on the north side of the station." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

The Boys of Mott Street: 1942

The Boys of Mott Street: 1942

August 1942. "Italian-American parade honoring neighborhood boys in the United States Army." A close-up of the banner glimpsed here. (The bottom, just out of the frame at right, reads WE MUST NOT FAIL THEM.) Medium-format negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Petro-Palace: 1922

Petro-Palace: 1922

Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "Gas station, 17th and L streets N.W." The recently opened Washington Accessories filling station, also seen here under construction, three years later as Minute Service No. 1 and finally around 1928. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Boy of Steel: 1938

Boy of Steel: 1938

July 1938. "Steelworker's son. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Don't worry, kid. This'll look great on your timeline. Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

Well Connected: 1922

Well Connected: 1922

December 19, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Rep. Vincent M. Brennan of Michigan listening in at his office to the debates on the floor of the House. Mr. Brennan has introduced a resolution providing for broadcasting to the country of the proceedings and debates of Congress through the Navy Air Station at Arlington." This is Harris & Ewing's version of the scene first glimpsed here four years ago in a National Photo glass plate. View full size.

 

All-American: 1942

All-American: 1942

August 1942. New York. "Dancing and music on Mott Street at a flag raising ceremony in honor of neighborhood Italian boys in the Army." Medium-format negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Doings in Dayton: 1902

Doings in Dayton: 1902

Circa 1902. "Courthouse -- Dayton, Ohio." Under a web of streetcar, telephone and telegraph wires. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

The Clothesline Kid: 1939

The Clothesline Kid: 1939

July 1939. "Washington, D.C. Backyards of row houses." Where Sonny looks kind of lonely. Large-format negative by David Myers (Moffat). View full size.

 

Bustling Lakeport: 1907

Bustling Lakeport: 1907

Circa 1907. "Lakeport, New Hampshire -- Union Avenue." Among the enterprises vying for your trade: All America Shoes, Mount Belknap House, a pool parlor, architect A.F. Crosman, Pickering Restaurant & Quick Lunch (the "hand" sign) and the Lakeport depot. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Conservation Room: 1963

Conservation Room: 1963

April 4, 1963. "Morgan Library, East 36th Street, New York City. Conservation room. Alexander P. Morgan, architect." A clean, well-lighted workspace. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Electric Code Machine: 1923

Electric Code Machine: 1923

March 1923. Washington, D.C. "Western Union telegram -- electric code machine." Jazz Age cryptography? Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

The Wilson: 1908

The Wilson: 1908

Circa 1908. "North Adams, Massachusetts -- Wilson Hotel." With "first-class moving pictures" at the Empire Theatre. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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