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Overnight Parking: 1936

Overnight Parking: 1936

March 1936, somewhere in Georgia. "Tourist cabins." Medium-format nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Store Greeter: 1938

Store Greeter: 1938

April 1938. "Boy on porch of general store. Roseland, Virginia." Medium-format negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Through the Wringer: 1938

Through the Wringer: 1938

May 1938. Irwinville Farms, Georgia. "Mrs. Coleman doing a washing." Slow but steady progress in the science of mechanized laundry. Medium-format nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Company Car: 1950

Company Car: 1950

"1950 Nash experimental NXI." The Nash Experimental International, basis for the Nash Metropolitan, piloted by Nash-Kelvinator Chairman George Mason with VP George Romney (Mitt's dad) riding shotgun. View full size.

 

A Light Breakfast: 1938

A Light Breakfast: 1938

April 1938. "Fruit stand in Washington, D.C." A smattering of citrus and yes, they have bananas. Medium format nitrate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

The Voting Line: 1924

The Voting Line: 1924

November 4, 1924. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "In line to vote." Have we all done our civic duty? National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.

 

Enfranchised: 1920

Enfranchised: 1920

Washington, D.C., 1920. "Suffragettes voting." An inspiration to us all! National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Meet Crushy: 1936

Meet Crushy: 1936

March 1936. Savannah, Georgia. "Waterfront warehouses." Large-format nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

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.

 
 
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