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Hamilton Court Courtyard: 1908

Hamilton Court Courtyard: 1908

Philadelphia circa 1908. "Hamilton Court -- front interior court." Our second look at these imposing apartments. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hamilton Court: 1908

Hamilton Court: 1908

Philadelphia circa 1908. "Hamilton Court apartments, Chestnut Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The New Willard: 1908

The New Willard: 1908

Washington, D.C., circa 1908. "The New Willard, Pennsylvania Avenue and 14th Street N.W." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

BPL: 1908

BPL: 1908

Buffalo, New York, circa 1908. "Buffalo Public Library, Lafayette Square." (Beware browsing bison!) 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

I Saw What You Did: 1939

I Saw What You Did: 1939

May-June 1939. Atlanta, Georgia. "Woodworking shop at FSA warehouse depot." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Out of Cluck: 1941

Out of Cluck: 1941

August 1941. Coffee County, Alabama. "Painless killer in action. Food for Defense program -- Enterprise FSA canning and dressing station. Photographs show Farm Security Administration cooperative cannery and hatchery. Baby chicks hatched, chicks in a brooder, crates of chickens being weighed for marketing. Slaughtered chickens hanging up next to 'painless killer.' Electric plucking machines. Scalding and dressing chickens before putting in chilling room. Wrapped and frozen poultry ready for market and delivery to Craig Field, Army air training station at Selma." Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the FSA. View full size.

 

Gift Ideas: 1940

Gift Ideas: 1940

Washington, D.C., circa 1940. "Potomac Electric Power Co. -- Air Conditioning and Lighting -- Chas. Schwartz & Son, jewelers." 8x10 acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Perfect Diamonds: 1940

Perfect Diamonds: 1940

Washington, D.C., circa 1940. "Potomac Electric Power Co. -- Air Conditioning and Lighting -- Chas. Schwartz & Son, jewelers." 8x10 acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Eggs Kerosene: 1939

Eggs Kerosene: 1939

June 1939. Savannah, Georgia. "Negro grocery store." Last seen here. Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Bennie's Grocery: 1939

Bennie's Grocery: 1939

June 1939. "Negro grocery store. Sylvania Savannah, Georgia." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Conoco Ethyl: 1942

Conoco Ethyl: 1942

May 14, 1942. Washington, D.C. "Filling up with gas on the day before rationing starts." 4x5 inch acetate negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Sasquash: 1941

Sasquash: 1941

October 1941. "Windsor Locks, Connecticut (vicinity). An Italian farmer and part owner of a harvest market." Photo by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

First-Nighters: 1941

First-Nighters: 1941

September 1941. "First evening in the new home. FSA defense housing project in Hartford, Conn. Living in a defense boom town is expensive, so both work -- husband at Pratt & Whitney and wife in a restaurant." Photo by John Collier, Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Queen: 1926-2022

The Queen: 1926-2022

October 19, 1957. College Park, Maryland. "British monarch Queen Elizabeth II on an official visit to the United States. The Queen attends a University of Maryland football game." (The Terrapins trounced the Tar Heels 21-7.) Kodachrome transparency for the Look magazine assignment "Elizabeth II: Her job, her income and wealth, her importance." View full size.

Queen Elizabeth II Dies at 96

        LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-serving monarch, whose broadly popular seven-decade reign survived tectonic shifts in her country’s post-imperial society and weathered successive challenges posed by the romantic choices, missteps and imbroglios of her descendants, died on Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, her summer retreat. She was 96. -- New York Times

Grandview Cabins: 1941

Grandview Cabins: 1941

October 1941. Berkshire Hills County, Massachusetts. "Tourist camps stretch in an endless village along the Mohawk Trail through the Berkshires." Chicken and Spaghetti, 50 cents! Acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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