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Must Have Work or Food: 1936

Must Have Work or Food: 1936

November 1936. "Destitute family. American River camp near Sacramento, Calif. Five children aged 2 to 17." A long shot of the camp seen in the previous post. Note the sign next to the stove. Photo by Dorothea Lange. View full size.

 

When I Was a Kid: 1936

When I Was a Kid: 1936

November 1936. "American River camp near Sacramento, California. Children of destitute family. Five children aged two to seventeen." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Cottage Chic: 1936

Cottage Chic: 1936

Circa 1936. "Georgetown. Georgetown County, South Carolina. Small houses, Series 2, Mansfield's Quarters." What this place lacks in granite countertops, it makes up for in cozy. Photo by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Counterpoint: 1960

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Counterpoint: 1960

1960. Dinah Shore with guest Nat King Cole on the set of the Dinah Shore Chevy Show. From photos by Maurice Terrell and Robert Vose for a cover story on Dinah in the December 6, 1960, issue of Look magazine. View full size.

Birthplace of Old Glory: 1900

Birthplace of Old Glory: 1900

Circa 1900. "Betsy Ross House, Philadelphia." Our second look at Jack the horse. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Driving Ms. Crazy: 1968

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Driving Ms. Crazy: 1968

1968. Comedian Joan Rivers at Rockefeller Center in New York. Photo by John Shearer for the Look magazine article "Rivers Delivers." View full size.

Untethered: 1942

Untethered: 1942

May 1942. "Parris Island, South Carolina. Tactical formations of barrage balloons prevent dive bombing and the strafing of important ground installations. The Leathernecks are developing an excellent technique in this method of protecting important locations from enemy aircraft." Photos by Alfred Palmer and Pat Terry for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

House on Fire: 1936

House on Fire: 1936

November 1936. "Residence on fire in Aledo, Illinois." Now where'd that bucket go? Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Pool Parity: 1954

Pool Parity: 1954

From 1954, and a world away from Lana lounging: "Woman relaxing in an inflatable swimming pool while her children play nearby in Park Forest, Illinois." Photos for a Look magazine assignment on life in suburbia. View full size.

Arlington: 1922

Arlington: 1922

"Arlington National Cemetery, 1922." With the USS Maine Memorial rising at left. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Betty Buck: 1936

Betty Buck: 1936

Aug. 8, 1936. Washington, D.C. "Safety first for this Miss. Equipped with bumpers fore and aft, 4-year-old Betty Buck is taking no unnecessary chances as she tries her first pair of roller skates." Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

Vacation Spots: 1890s

Vacation Spots: 1890s

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1890s. "The Ponce de Leon, rear view." Henry Flagler's grand hotel, with the street traffic none too artfully stippled out. 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

A Place at the Table: 1942

A Place at the Table: 1942

May 1942. Greenbelt, Maryland. Back at the Dream Kitchen table. "Federal housing project. Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Atkins, Ann, and Pierce Atkins having supper." Photo by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Lunch With Lana: 1951

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Lunch With Lana: 1951

1951. Santa Barbara, California. "Lana Turner lunching by pool at the Coral Casino." Photo by Earl Theisen for Look magazine. View full size.

How to Bed a Balloon: 1942

How to Bed a Balloon: 1942

May 1942. Continuing the series last seen here. "Parris Island, South Carolina. Special Marine units learning how to bed down a big barrage balloon." Photos by Pat Terry and Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 
 
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