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Inside Information: 1954

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; So how does the account exec know what the prices are?
1954. "Merrill Lynch account executive chalks up current stock prices on quotation board in firm's new mobile office." One of the earlier mobile apps. View full size.

        So how does the account exec know what the prices are?

1954. "Merrill Lynch account executive chalks up current stock prices on quotation board in firm's new mobile office." One of the earlier mobile apps. View full size.

 

Bathing Beauty Parade: 1927

"Long Beach, California, Bathing Beauty Parade -- 1927." Panorama by Weaver, Los Angeles, rearranged into two tiers of Jazz Age pulchritude. View full size.

"Long Beach, California, Bathing Beauty Parade -- 1927." Panorama by Weaver, Los Angeles, rearranged into two tiers of Jazz Age pulchritude. View full size.

 

Timeless Depot: 1906

Circa 1906. "Southern Railway station, Knoxville, Tenn." What has four faces but no hands? 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Circa 1906. "Southern Railway station, Knoxville, Tenn." What has four faces but no hands? 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Luxury Car: 1917

The Bay Area circa 1917. "Jordan touring car." The tot-laden vehicle seen here yesterday, a Jordan advertised as the "Seven-Passenger Luxury Car," with the same driver but minus the kids. Note the literal NON-SKID tire tread. Glass negative from the Wyland Stanley collection of San Francisciana. View full size.

The Bay Area circa 1917. "Jordan touring car." The tot-laden vehicle seen here yesterday, a Jordan advertised as the "Seven-Passenger Luxury Car," with the same driver but minus the kids. Note the literal NON-SKID tire tread. Glass negative from the Wyland Stanley collection of San Francisciana. View full size.

 

Romance of a People: 1942

August 1942. "New York. Window of a Jewish religious shop on Broome Street." Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

August 1942. "New York. Window of a Jewish religious shop on Broome Street." Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Four of a Kind: 1939

October 1939. "Boys from Dead Ox Flat waiting for the school bus in the morning. Malheur County, Oregon." So who is this lady with the camera? Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

October 1939. "Boys from Dead Ox Flat waiting for the school bus in the morning. Malheur County, Oregon." So who is this lady with the camera? Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Fall Color: 1952

"Picnic at Austin, Minn. -- 7 Sept. 1952." Although the trees are still green and it's technically still summer, the native fauna's coats are thickening, ready to blend in when autumn arrives. Kodachrome slide by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

"Picnic at Austin, Minn. -- 7 Sept. 1952." Although the trees are still green and it's technically still summer, the native fauna's coats are thickening, ready to blend in when autumn arrives. Kodachrome slide by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

Glass Wrangler: 1920

&nbsp; &nbsp; Young Tom started out in Nails & Tacks and worked his way up.
San Francisco ca. 1920s. "Young man on Harley-Davidson motorcycle -- California State Automobile Association 'Broken Glass Department' patrol." 6.5x8.5 glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

    Young Tom started out in Nails & Tacks and worked his way up.

San Francisco ca. 1920s. "Young man on Harley-Davidson motorcycle -- California State Automobile Association 'Broken Glass Department' patrol." 6.5x8.5 glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

 

Bring the Kids: 1917

San Francisco circa 1917. "Jordan touring car with children." Did we lose a few back there when we hit that bump? Better do a head count. 6.5x8.5 inch glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

San Francisco circa 1917. "Jordan touring car with children." Did we lose a few back there when we hit that bump? Better do a head count. 6.5x8.5 inch glass negative originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

 

Fiesta Selfies: 1940

July 1940. "Quick photos at the fiesta at Taos, New Mexico." 35mm negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

July 1940. "Quick photos at the fiesta at Taos, New Mexico." 35mm negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

To Build a Fire: 1920

&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; "Say, Bill, don't you think the girls did a marvelous job setting up the tent?"
California circa 1920. "Briscoe auto at campsite." We'd say it's about time to rustle up some grub. Also we call dibs on that camp chair. Now where'd we put the cocktail shaker? 8.5 x 6.5 inch glass plate by Christopher Helin. View full size.

        "Say, Bill, don't you think the girls did a marvelous job setting up the tent?"

California circa 1920. "Briscoe auto at campsite." We'd say it's about time to rustle up some grub. Also we call dibs on that camp chair. Now where'd we put the cocktail shaker? 8.5 x 6.5 inch glass plate by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

One-Man Band: 1919

Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Organ grinder." With a custom-fitted organ cover. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Organ grinder." With a custom-fitted organ cover. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Meet the Tenants: 1906

Manhattan circa 1906. "Trinity Building and Broadway, New York." Along with Trinity Church cemetery and its Independence Memorial Spire. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Manhattan circa 1906. "Trinity Building and Broadway, New York." Along with Trinity Church cemetery and its Independence Memorial Spire. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Duplex Hovel: 1938

September 1938. "Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA worker and their families. Charleston, W.Va." Including he youngsters seen earlier here and here. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

September 1938. "Home of old and sick mine foreman and WPA worker and their families. Charleston, W.Va." Including he youngsters seen earlier here and here. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Gifts of the Magi: 1928

Washington, D.C., circa 1928. "Beckers Leather Goods. Display." For the femme fatale in your life, snakeskin luggage. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Washington, D.C., circa 1928. "Beckers Leather Goods. Display." For the femme fatale in your life, snakeskin luggage. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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