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Ski Patrol: 1940

Ski Patrol: 1940

March 1940. "Skiers on top of Cannon Mountain. Franconia Notch, New Hampshire." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

South Royalton: 1941

South Royalton: 1941

September 1941. "Small-town scenes in Vermont. Storefronts along the main street in South Royalton." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Aberdeen: 1940

Aberdeen: 1940

November 1940. "Residential section of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This is one of the few Dakota towns with plenty of trees. They were brought here when the town was first settled by Easterners." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Freedom Factory: 1941

Freedom Factory: 1941

January 1941. "Freedom oil refinery. Freedom, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Avenue W: 1910

Avenue W: 1910

Detroit, 1910. "Woodward Avenue." A prequel to the bustling scene depicted here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Chronic Pianos: 1908

Chronic Pianos: 1908

Detroit circa 1908. "Woodward Avenue and Central Methodist Episcopal Church." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Circle in the Sand: 1901

Circle in the Sand: 1901

1901. "Isle of Palms near Charleston, South Carolina." Panorama made from two 8x10 inch glass negatives. Photo by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Y.W.C.A.: 1910

Y.W.C.A.: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Y.W.C.A., Washington Boulevard and Clifford Street." The building last glimpsed here. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Gonzales: 1939

Gonzales: 1939

November 1939. "Scene in the business section of Gonzales, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Las Vegas Club: 1951

Las Vegas Club: 1951

From 1951 and Don Cox comes our second nighttime glimpse of the Las Vegas Club, "The House of Jack Pots." 35mm Kodachrome transparency. View full size.

 

Neon Texaco: 1951

Neon Texaco: 1951

"Las Vegas 1951." Today's first Kodachrome, of the gas station at the Hotel Last Frontier, comes to us by way of the late Don Cox, 70 years after he snapped the shutter. View full size.

 

Wheat Whacker: 1941

Wheat Whacker: 1941

August 1941. Froid, Montana. "Scandinavian tractor combine driver drinking water out of a jug in the field where they were harvesting wheat on the Schnitzler Corporation ranch. This boy came to the Schnitzler ranch from South Dakota, where he lives and first harvested their earlier wheat crop before coming up here for the Montana harvest season." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Shift Change: 1941

Shift Change: 1941

June 1941. "Change of shift at Pratt & Whitney United Aircraft. East Hartford, Connecticut." The sign: DON'T LEAN ON GLASS. Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Young Robbins: 1941

Young Robbins: 1941

June 1941. "Daughter of Frank Robbins, United Aircraft employee who lives in trailer with his wife and four children because of the housing shortage. East Hartford, Connecticut." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Long Distance: 1941

Long Distance: 1941

September 1941. "Telephone sign along highway. Judith Basin, Great Falls, Montana." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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