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Lobby S: 1957

Lobby S: 1957

August 13, 1957. "Tamarack Lodge, Greenfield Park, New York. General view of lobby." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

The Four Blades: 1905

The Four Blades: 1905

New Zealand circa 1905. "Young men doing chores, next to tent at a camp site, probably Christchurch district." Glass negative by Adam Maclay. View full size.

 

Special Services: 1944

Special Services: 1944

A D-Day triptych. "New York, New York. June 6, 1944. Congregation Emunath Israel. D-Day services in a synagogue on West 23rd Street." Photo by Howard Hollem et al. for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Invasion News: 1944

Invasion News: 1944

June 6, 1944. "New York, New York. Times Square and vicinity on D-Day." Photo by Howard Hollem et al. for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

On the Town: 1944

On the Town: 1944

June 6, 1944. "Times Square and vicinity on D-Day. Watching the news line on the New York Times building." Office of War Information photo. View full size.

 

The Little Tramp: 1932

The Little Tramp: 1932

1932. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "NO CAPTION (Boys camped in woods)." Our second glimpse of these juvenile vagabonds. Harris & Ewing. View full size.

 

Swim Class: 1905

Swim Class: 1905

Florida circa 1905. "Surf bathing at Palm Beach." No ocean was ever a prettier shade of gray. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

River City: 1901

River City: 1901

Detroit circa 1901. "Excursion steamers Tashmoo and Idlewild at wharf." No loafing allowed! 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

On a Roll: 1942

On a Roll: 1942

July 1942. "Conservation. Rubber. This truck tire has run 146,000 miles. It is now planned to retread it with a life expectancy of at least half the original mile­age. The tire is size 9.75 x 20, weighs 129 pounds and was run at an air pressure of 70 pounds. Miss Jean Spanitz, stenographer in the Division of Motor Transpor­tation, Office of Defense Transportation, poses with the tire." 4x5 inch acetate negative by Albert Freeman for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

A Swinging Pad: 1966

A Swinging Pad: 1966

1966. "Portable modular furniture ('box-lodging') designed by Kenneth Isaacs to serve as all-in-one units for one or two people. Includes Isaacs and wife Barbara entertaining guests in their apartment." Color transparency by Reid Miles for the Look magazine assignment "Minimal Living: The Basic Pad." View full size.

Boys' Night Out: 1932

Boys' Night Out: 1932

Washington, D.C., or vicinity in 1932. "NO CAPTION (boys cooking over camp­fire next to NO TRESPASSING sign)." Possibly friends with these lads, or at least neighbors in this sequence of Harris & Ewing negatives. View full size.

 

Outdoor Living: 1954

Outdoor Living: 1954

1954. "Backyard Rooms. Woman posed with yard equipment, outdoor furniture, appliances and utensils used to cook outdoors. Equipment shown includes power lawn mower, lawn sweeper, grill, patio table and umbrella, and portable radio." Medium-format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Look magazine assignment "How to Build an Extra Room in Your Own Backyard." View full size.

 

Greatest Hits: 1900

Greatest Hits: 1900

Circa 1900. "Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Cleveland, Ohio." A visual compendium of circa-1900 business-district standbys -- dealers in coke and coal, candy, harnesses, trusses, tresses (the "Hair Store") and what looks to be the world headquarters of Painless Dentistry. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Damaged Lives: 1941

Damaged Lives: 1941

"Knoxville, Tenn., ca. 1941. Miscellaneous lot of photographs by Barbara Wright related to Tennessee Valley Authority projects and region." View full size.

 

The Lookout: 1910

The Lookout: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "House of Correction." With everyone in place for the big jailbreak. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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