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Three Sisters: 1941

Three Sisters: 1941

May 1941. "Three sisters at Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington, D.C." Medium format negative by Martha McMillan Roberts for the FSA. View full size.

 

Killer B: 1942

Killer B: 1942

July 1942. "Production. B-25 bombers. Mounting a 1700-horsepower Wright Whirlwind engine to the firewall of a B-25 bomber. Fairfax bomber plant, Kansas City." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer. View full size.

 

Turville Hardware Radio: 1927

Turville Hardware Radio: 1927

Washington, D.C., 1927. "Semmes Motor Co. -- Turville car, Connecticut Avenue." A Graham Brothers van in Chevy Chase at Turville Hardware. Note the Texaco gas pump next door. National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.

 

One Star Hotel: 1906

One Star Hotel: 1906

Columbus, Ohio, circa 1906. "Hotel Star." Free telegraph in every room! 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Life-Savers: 1917

Life-Savers: 1917

The Jersey Shore circa 1917. "Life-saving lookout, Atlantic City, N.J." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

A Blast From the Past: 1918

A Blast From the Past: 1918

New York, June 1918. "Nasal Spray - Laboratory for eye, ear, etc. aboard hospital ship Comfort." 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

 

Sausalito: 1958

Sausalito: 1958

The yacht harbor in Sausalito, California, shot on Anscochrome circa 1958. I believe this is on Richardson Bay, with Belvedere Point in the background. There are some pretty interesting cars in in this shot, including the mysterious little European-looking thing on the far right. View full size.

The Floating Tunnel: 1910

The Floating Tunnel: 1910

The Detroit River circa 1910. "Sinking last tubular section, Michigan Central R.R. tunnel. W.S. Kinnear, Chief Engineer, Butler Bros. Construction Co., contractors." 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Dream Kitchen: 1936

Dream Kitchen: 1936

February 1936. "Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads. Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania." Westmoreland Homesteads, built by the federal government as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act during the Great Depression, was a model community that housed the families of laid-off coal miners. 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Best Friends: 1938

Best Friends: 1938

November 1938. "Boy with dog. Omaha, Nebraska." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Norge: 1938

Norge: 1938

September 1938. "Kitchen in farmer's home, Lake Dick Project, Arkansas." 35mm negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Ben-Hurry: 1917

Ben-Hurry: 1917

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Devereux child in chariot." Late for the toga party. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Army Dually: 1918

Army Dually: 1918

Washington, D.C., 1918. "Pershing, John J., General, U.S. Army -- his chauffeur." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Tykes n Bikes: 1910

Tykes n Bikes: 1910

Continuing our Sunshine State sojourn circa 1910: "Entrance to Riverside Park, Jacksonville, Florida." Detail of 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

 

Halcyon Hotel: 1912

Halcyon Hotel: 1912

January 29, 1912. "Halcyon Hotel, 12th Street and Avenue B, Miami, Florida." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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