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Toys & Fancy Goods: 1896

Toys & Fancy Goods: 1896

"Elson chemist and Dutton bookshop on Courtenay Place, Wellington, between 1896 and 1897." Glass negative by Frederick James Halse. View full size.

 

Rosie the Router: 1942

Rosie the Router: 1942

December 1942. "Mary Miller, operator of a router at the Boeing plant in Seattle, drills holes in a part for a new B-17F (Flying Fortress) bomber. The Flying Fortress, a four-engine heavy bomber capable of flying at high altitudes, has performed with great credit in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere." Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Moldy Manse: 1937

Moldy Manse: 1937

New Orleans, 1937. "Le Pretre Mansion, 716 Dauphine Street, built 1835-6. Joseph Saba house." Our third look at the so-called Sultan's Palace. 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Mexican Holiday: 1953

Mexican Holiday: 1953

Circa 1953. "Actress Audrey Hepburn with dining companion in Mexico." From photos by Earl Theisen for Look magazine. View full size.

 

Main Street: 1907

Main Street: 1907

Circa 1907. "Main Street, Rochester, N.Y." At left, the renowned Hotel Eggleston. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Frosty the Brakeman: 1943

Frosty the Brakeman: 1943

January 1943. Chicago, Illinois. "Freight operations on the Indiana Harbor Belt railroad between Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The Chicago & North Western Railroad yard." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Pie Hold: 1933

Pie Hold: 1933

Washington, D.C., circa 1933. "Pies and paper pie plates." Now all we need is a face. 8x10 nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Hotel Harrington: 1917

Hotel Harrington: 1917

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Hotel Harrington, 11th and E Sts. N.W." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Bottomley's Berry Farm: 1909

Bottomley's Berry Farm: 1909

July 1909. "Mrs. Bissie and family (Polish). Bottomley Farm, Rock Creek. They all work in the berry fields near Baltimore in summer and have worked at Biloxi, Mississippi, for two years." Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

A Foggy Day: 1941

A Foggy Day: 1941

October 1941. "Freight and passenger station. Fort Hunter, New York." Continuing our jaunt Upstate, courtesy of John Collier. View full size.

 

Coal and Coke: 1941

Coal and Coke: 1941

October 1941. "Main store. Fort Hunter, New York." Still on tap: some of that "New Spring" Mobilgas. Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 

Safe at Home: 1942

Safe at Home: 1942

Fall 1942. "War production drive. Anthracite rallies. Jeep headlights form V for Victory at the night rally for Pennsylvania anthracite miners in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 29. Similar rallies were held in other anthracite cities from Sept. 28 through Oct. 1." Photo by William Perlitch, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Sweet Chariot: 1956

Sweet Chariot: 1956

Jan. 17, 1956. "Raymond Loewy's Jaguar car. No. 8." Happy 120th birthday to the famed industrial designer. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

A Close Shave: 1958

A Close Shave: 1958

New Zealand circa 1958. "Men's underwear being modeled, photographed by K.E. Niven & Co. of Wellington." Alexander Turnbull Library negative. View full size.

 

Darken My Door: 1943

Darken My Door: 1943

Circa 1943. "Civilian defense in the United States. Blackout measures." For the especially conscientious. Office of War Information. View full size.

 
 
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