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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • WE HAVE A BIG JOB: WWII
 

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Montrose Beach: 1946

Montrose Beach: 1946

"Montrose Beach, Chicago, 1946." Another colorful entry from this batch of 35mm Kodachrome slides found on eBay. View full size.

 

Rest Stop: 1936

Rest Stop: 1936

July 1936. "Drought refugees from Bowman, North Dakota, in Montana." En route to Oregon or Washington. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Ward G: 1918

Ward G: 1918

New York, June 1918. "Ward G aboard hospital ship Comfort." Evidently some sort of allegory representing the age-old tension between faith-based and ukulele-based schools of healing. Bain News Service. View full size.

 

Hospital Street: 1897

Hospital Street: 1897

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1897. "Hospital Street." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Photographic Co. View full size.

 

Hotel Walton: 1908

Hotel Walton: 1908

Philadelphia circa 1908. "Hotel Walton, Broad Street." G'night, Mary Ellen ... 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Eutaw: 1938

Eutaw: 1938

1938. Eutawville vicinity. Berkeley County, South Carolina Low Country. "Cabin at Eutaw Plantation. Main building dates to 1808. Built by Wm. Henry Sinkler, son of indigo planting family. Descendants still live there." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Two Kinds of Cute: 1951

Two Kinds of Cute: 1951

"1951." The boy and his dog, along with a radioactive lawn ornament. From a box of 35mm Kodachrome slides found last month on eBay. View full size.

Gypsy Life: 1936

Gypsy Life: 1936

July 1936. "Child of migratory fruit workers from Missouri in Yakima, Washington." What will become of her? Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

Molalla Buckeroo: 1936

July 4, 1936. "Warm Springs Indian at Molalla Buckeroo," the Fourth of July rodeo in Molalla, Oregon. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Fight Night: 1919

Fight Night: 1919

Washington, D.C., 1919. "Boxing at Walter Reed Hospital." Another look at the proceedings first glimpsed here. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Outside the Box: 1912

Outside the Box: 1912

Cleveland circa 1912. "Rockefeller Building, Superior Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

St. Philip's Church: 1910

St. Philip's Church: 1910

Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1910. "St. Philip's Church and French Huguenot Church." Also: Free Kindergarten. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

Wartime Washington Monument: 1943

Wartime Washington Monument: 1943

November 1943. "The Washington Monument." The "tan line" a third of the way up shows where construction resumed in the 19th century after a hiatus of many years. Photo by Esther Bubley, Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Midcentury Mom: 1952

Midcentury Mom: 1952

"1952." Our young man returns, this time on the arm of an attractive older woman. Natty attire all around. 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Central Heat: 1932

Central Heat: 1932

Washington, D.C., circa 1932. "Ben Franklin Press" is all it says here. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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