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Heavy Metal: 1908

Heavy Metal: 1908

Philadelphia circa 1908. "Ships at League Island Navy Yard. Cruisers Minneapolis and Columbia (center) and armored ram Katahdin." View full size.

 

The Dennis: 1908

The Dennis: 1908

The Atlantic City Boardwalk circa 1908. "Hotel Dennis." And the Marlborough-Blenheim at right, along with a number of supporting players high and low. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Postal Boys: 1911

Postal Boys: 1911

June 1911. Norfolk, Virginia. "A typical group of Postal Messengers. Smallest on left end, Wilmore Johnson, been there one year. Works days only. The Postal boys are not nearly so young in Norfolk and also in other Virginia cities as are the Western Union boys." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

The Dolls: 1921

The Dolls: 1921

New York. October 26, 1921. "Peggy O'Neil." The Irish-American actress at ease. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Work Zone: 1914

Work Zone: 1914

Detroit circa 1914. "Construction work -- grade separation from Buchanan Street." The interesting bits here are all in the distance, including a cameo by the monolith from "2001." Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

 

Ah, Wilderness: 1941

Ah, Wilderness: 1941

October 1941. "Mohawk Trail picnic park in Massachusetts. Folks from the mill towns come up on week-ends to view the fall foliage and read the Sunday paper." Medium-format nitrate negative by John Collier. View full size.

 

Hello Fada: 1929

Hello Fada: 1929

Washington, D.C., circa 1929. "Loomis Radio School." A display of Fada radio sets. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Sidewalk Symposium: 1941

Sidewalk Symposium: 1941

October 1941. "After school. Amsterdam, New York." See you at the soda shop. Medium-format nitrate negative by John Collier. View full size.

 

Maine Cook Cat: 1896

Maine Cook Cat: 1896

1896. "U.S.S. Maine -- berth deck cooks." And their feline mascot. 8x10 inch glass negative by Edward H. Hart, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Soda Stop: 1908

Soda Stop: 1908

Circa 1908. "Seeing Chicago. Auto at Monroe Street near State." Our second glimpse of these Windy City tourists. Photo by Hans Behm. View full size.

 

York Village: 1908

York Village: 1908

York, Maine, circa 1908. "Street in York Village." Handbill on the tree: GREAT BASE BALL GAMES FRIDAY & SATURDAY, YORK BEACH. View full size.

 

Politically Incorrect: 1924

Politically Incorrect: 1924

November 5, 1924. "President & Mrs. Coolidge acknowledge greetings from crowd on morning after election." National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Georgia in Maine: 1904

Georgia in Maine: 1904

October 1904. Bath, Maine. "Bath Iron Works. Launch of battleship Georgia." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Mansion House Staff: 1900

Mansion House Staff: 1900

Poland Spring, Maine, circa 1900. "At the Mansion House -- hotel staff." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Grand Hotels: 1908

Grand Hotels: 1908

Atlantic City, New Jersey, circa 1908. "Shelburne, Dennis and Marlborough-Blenheim hotels." Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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