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Treasury Truck: 1925

Treasury Truck: 1925

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Graham Bros. truck at Treasury -- Gen. Serp Corn." Which is how some overworked archivist at the Library of Congress has transcribed the label on this glass plate. National Photo Co. View full size.

 

Double Date: 1941

Double Date: 1941

September 1941. "Millworkers' children. Holyoke, Massachusetts." Our fighter pilot again, and some more of his pals. Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 

Kittycat Express: 1914

Kittycat Express: 1914

1914. "Kittens in costume riding miniature locomotive." And it seems like just yesterday (or last week) that these guys were being pushed around in a stroller -- they grow up so fast. Photo by Harry W. Frees. View full size.

 

Outdoor Life: 1910

Outdoor Life: 1910

New Zealand circa 1910. "Unidentified group outside a tent, possibly at Sumner, Christchurch." Glass negative by Adam Maclay. View full size.

Steuben Glass: 1937

Steuben Glass: 1937

Sept. 8, 1937. "Steuben Glass, 718 Fifth Ave., New York. Exterior, general view. William & Geoffrey Platt, architects." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

 

Kennel Club: 1916

Kennel Club: 1916

April 1916. "Mme. DeLeon and German sheep dog." The fifth annual Washington, D.C., Kennel Club dog show, at the Riding and Hunt Club. View full size.

 

Payday: 1905

Payday: 1905

Circa 1905. "Payday for the stevedores. Baltimore, Maryland." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Tykes n Trikes: 1941

Tykes n Trikes: 1941

September 1941. "Children play in safety in the Federal Housing Administration low-income housing project at Holyoke, Massachusetts." Photo by John Collier for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Miss Swan: 1927

Miss Swan: 1927

Washington, D.C., 1927. "Woman with swans." Snacktime on the Potomac with a cast of unknowns. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Combat Fighters: 1941

Combat Fighters: 1941

September 1941. "Millworkers' children. Holyoke, Massachusetts." The planes look like fun, but we'll take that comic book. Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 

Cuban Cargo: 1904

Cuban Cargo: 1904

Cuba circa 1904. "Muelle San Francisco, Havana." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Fleetwood: 1960

Fleetwood: 1960

"Fleetwood television circa 1960." Studio of Gordon Burt, Wellington, New Zealand. We don't guess this would stream Amazon or Netflix. View full size.

 

Park Transfer: 1925

Park Transfer: 1925

Washington, D.C., 1925. Something for the railfans, something for the truckfans. "O.D. Boyle" is all it says here. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Lady of the Flies: 1936

Lady of the Flies: 1936

November 1936. "Children and home of migratory cotton workers. Migratory camp, southern San Joaquin Valley, California." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Old Amsterdam: 1941

Old Amsterdam: 1941

October 1941. "Amsterdam, New York." Walnut and East Main on a rainy day. Dare you to "Ring Bell for Taxi." Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 
 
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