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Lanier Hotel: 1921

Lanier Hotel: 1921

New York, July 5, 1921. "Lanier Hotel restaurant." Fried kidney only 20 cents. Note sleeping mousers. 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

 

Two-Bit Hotel: 1921

Two-Bit Hotel: 1921

New York, July 5, 1921. "Lanier Hotel -- Rooms 25 cents." From the clues provided in the photo, who can pinpoint the location of this fleabag hostelry? 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Corner Story: 1939

Corner Story: 1939

October 1939. "Saturday afternoon in Clarksdale, Mississippi Delta." 35mm nitrate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Syracuse Panorama: 1901

Syracuse Panorama: 1901

Circa 1901. "General view of Syracuse, N.Y." At center is the University Building on Washington Street. Panorama of five 8x10 inch glass plates. View full size.

 

Traffic Circle: 1941

Traffic Circle: 1941

October 1941. "At a small American Legion carnival just outside Bellows Falls, Vermont." Left turn only. 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Traveleze: 1959

Traveleze: 1959

This 35mm Kodachrome found in a thrift store is dated August 1959 and bears the notation "Jim, Bristlecone." The color-coordinated Chevrolet truck and Traveleze trailer are a nice late-Fifties touch. View full size.

Rye Beach: 1905

Rye Beach: 1905

The New Hampshire coast circa 1905. "Rye Beach bathers." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Tuf Nut: 1940

Tuf Nut: 1940

February 1940. Muskogee County, Oklahoma. "Farm boy eating pie which he bought at auction and which was made by the girl with whom he is sitting." Sometimes a delicious cherry pie is only the first course. Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Cadillac Garage: 1955

Cadillac Garage: 1955

Circa 1955, our second example from a series of 8x10 photos labeled "Cadillac 1951-56" and bearing a "Ford Styling, Dearborn" ink stamp. View full size.

 

Gimbel's: 1905

Gimbel's: 1905

Philadelphia circa 1905. "Gimbel Brothers store, Market and 9th." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Bathing Is Compulsory: 1922

Bathing Is Compulsory: 1922

1922. Washington, D.C. "Women's Bureau." The House of Detention display at the Social Hygiene exhibit. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Eldorado: 1955

Eldorado: 1955

A 1956 Cadillac Eldorado Seville photographed in 1955. From a series of 8x10 glossies with an ink stamp on the back reading "Styling Department, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn Mich." Keeping an eye on the competition. View full size.

 

Barge Wife: 1941

Barge Wife: 1941

October 1941. "This barge wife is painting up the ship. Erie Canal, New York." Medium-format nitrate negative by John Collier. View full size.

 

Down in the Dumps: 1923

Down in the Dumps: 1923

Washington, D.C., 1923. "Dump story." Wagons for hire; James Terry Express on the left. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Witch Museum: 1910

Witch Museum: 1910

Salem, Mass., circa 1910. "Salem Witch Museum (former East Church), 19½ Washington Square." Be sure to stop by our gift shop's exclusive boo-tique. 8½ x 6½ inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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