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Oswego Stevedore: 1941

Oswego Stevedore: 1941

October 1941. Oswego, New York. "French-Canadian stevedore at port of Oswego, point of entry for Great Lakes shipping." Medium-format nitrate negative by John Collier for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Beachcombers: 1908

Beachcombers: 1908

York, Maine, circa 1908. "Long Beach and resorts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

More Marblehead: 1906

More Marblehead: 1906

Circa 1906. "Union Street -- Marblehead, Massachusetts." On what looks like laundry day. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Grease: 1925

Grease: 1925

"Bob McDonough, Laurel race." On his ribbon: "Baltimore-Washington Speedway DRIVER. Inaugural Opening. Saturday July 11, 1925." View full size.

 

The Cocktail Hour: 1864

The Cocktail Hour: 1864

October 1864. "Petersburg, Virginia. Hospital stewards of 2d Division, 9th Corps, in front of tents." Wet plate glass negative by Timothy O'Sullivan. View full size.

 

Our Little Town: 1906

Our Little Town: 1906

Circa 1906. "Old town hall -- Marblehead, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Clock of Health: 1923

The Clock of Health: 1923

Washington, D.C., circa 1923. "Training table, Eastern High School." Our second look at these young ladies. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Photo Finish: 1925

Photo Finish: 1925

Washington, D.C. "Lt. W.L. Richardson, 9/5/25." Walter Richardson, Navy photographer who survived the crash of the airship USS Shenandoah three days earlier. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Bricks and Mortar: 1901

Bricks and Mortar: 1901

Chelsea, Michigan, circa 1901. "Glazier Stove Company -- an adjacent building." The stove empire seems to be expanding. And for you cyclists: Please, no bikes on the railroad right-of-way. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Tenement Stairs: 1905

Tenement Stairs: 1905

Circa 1905. "Tenement stairway and hall, New York City." The Trudge Report. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Catskill Route: 1902

Catskill Route: 1902

Circa 1902. "Catskill Mountain railway station, Haines Corners, N.Y." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Meet the Bacons: 1921

Meet the Bacons: 1921

New York circa 1921. "Bacon family." One of nine similar photos. Who can put a first name to Papa Bacon? Bain News Service glass negative. View full size.

 

Cross Section: 1864

Cross Section: 1864

June 13, 1864. "Charles City Court House, Virginia. View of Court House." Wet plate glass negative by Timothy O'Sullivan. View full size.

 

Glass Menagerie: 1909

Glass Menagerie: 1909

November 15, 1909. Bridgeton, New Jersey. "A few of the workers on night shift at Cumberland Glass Works. One boy is 13 years old." A livelier than usual crowd as far as facial expressions go. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor: 1911

And Now a Word From Our Sponsor: 1911

Atlantic City circa 1911. "Bathing in front of the Traymore." As well as giant billboards advertising various products both funct and defunct. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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