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Merry Dickey Christmas: 1912

Merry Dickey Christmas: 1912

"Dickey Christmas tree." From around 1912 comes our sixth holiday greeting from the family of Washington, D.C., lawyer Raymond Dickey in what has become a Shorpy holiday tradition. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Roswell Fair: 1936

Roswell Fair: 1936

April 1936. "Farm boys of the Pecos Valley, New Mexico, at carnival in Roswell." Note large circular object spinning in the sky. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

The Archbishopric: 1910

The Archbishopric: 1910

New Orleans circa 1910. "The Archbishopric." Note the cistern and chicken coop. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Short Hills: 1901

Short Hills: 1901

Short Hills, New Jersey, circa 1901. "Short Hills Station -- Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Junior Driver: 1949

Junior Driver: 1949

A Schwinn bike and its garage-mates circa 1949, from a set of 35mm Kodachromes I acquired in northern New Jersey. View full size.

A Pair of Sneakers: 1936

A Pair of Sneakers: 1936

April 1936. "Sneaking under the circus tent. Roswell, New Mexico." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Call Me Bossy: 1936

Call Me Bossy: 1936

April 1936. "Ropesville Farms, Texas. United States Resettlement Administration rural rehabilitation project." Moooo. Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

 

Christmas Loot: 1951

Christmas Loot: 1951

"Xmas 1951." Christmas Past, and Christmas presents. Our 12th slide from this batch of 35mm Kodachromes found on eBay. Most of them seem to have been taken in or near Pinconning, Michigan. View full size.

Cafe Ginza: 1941

Cafe Ginza: 1941

San Francisco on Dec. 8, 1941. "Japanese restaurant, Monday morning after the attack on Pearl Harbor." Empires may crumble and Reichs turn to dust, but the Coca-Cola Company endures. Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 

Big Ho Santa!

Big Ho Santa!

Based on circa 1950 fruit crate label artwork. (More examples here.) This sassy Santa print is guaranteed to put you in a holiday mood. View full size.

 

War News: 1941

War News: 1941

December 8, 1941. "Corner of Montgomery and Market streets. Monday morning after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor." Photo by John Collier. View full size.

 

Chilly Chapel: 1936

Chilly Chapel: 1936

February 1936. "Church at Lancaster, New Hampshire." Medium-format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Fire on F Street: 1913

Fire on F Street: 1913

May 18, 1913. Washington, D.C. "U.S. Geological Survey fire, F Street N.W." The blaze was largely confined to the basement. National Photo Co. View full size.

 

Double Bill: 1917

Double Bill: 1917

November 19, 1917. New York. "Frances White in dressing room." Half of the vaudeville team Rock & White, last seen here and here. View full size.

 

On the Ohio: 1905

On the Ohio: 1905

The Ohio River circa 1905. "The levee -- Louisville, Kentucky." This barge was last seen here; the large barrel-like containers are hogsheads of tobacco. At left, the bow of the sternwheeler Georgia Lee in a continuation of this view. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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