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On the House: 1937

On the House: 1937

August 1937. "A drink on the house. Lumberjacks, proprietor and lady attendant in saloon. Craigville, Minnesota." Where everyone knows your name. Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Ghost Lobby: 1910

Ghost Lobby: 1910

Circa 1910. "The Concourse, Fort William Henry Hotel, Lake George, New York." Please excuse any spectral guests who might happen to waft right through you. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

On the Avenue: 1905

On the Avenue: 1905

New York circa 1905. "St. Regis and Gotham hotels." Looking south along Fifth Avenue at East 56th Street, a streetscape glimpsed here from a different angle. On the right, the Gotham rising behind Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

8-Inch Guns: 1900

8-Inch Guns: 1900

Circa 1900. "U.S.S. New York, crew of forward 8-inch guns." 8x10 inch glass negative by Edward H. Hart, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Winter Sports: 1940

Winter Sports: 1940

November 1940. "Children sledding, Jewett City, Connecticut." First stop: the frozen flagpole. 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Broken Glass: 1927

Broken Glass: 1927

Washington, D.C., or vicinity circa 1927. "J.E. Smith stone yard, exterior." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Bosque Farms Baby: 1935

Bosque Farms Baby: 1935

December 1935. "Resettled at Bosque Farms project in New Mexico. Family of four from Taos Junction shows temporary dwelling." Medium-format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Son of John: 1940

Son of John: 1940

December 1940. "The son of Mr. John Rambone, Italian market gardener getting ready for a trip into town. Johnston, Rhode Island." Let the automotive discussion begin! 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Orders Neatly Boxed: 1940

Orders Neatly Boxed: 1940

November 1940. "Men outside of a beer parlor in Jewett City, Connecticut." 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

C & P: 1925

C & P: 1925

Washington, D.C., circa 1925. "Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Thurston Lee: 1943

Thurston Lee: 1943

March 1943. Barstow, California. "Brakeman Thurston H. Lee (whose home is in Chicago) going to bed at the reading room in Barstow, California. This room has been converted from a billiard room into a dormitory at the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad yard." Medium-format safety negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Lotos Lantern: 1922

Lotos Lantern: 1922

Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "Lotos Lantern." Miss Steger's tea house at 731 13th Street. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Lil Farmers: 1959

Lil Farmers: 1959

The Pennsylvania brothers close out our extended Kodachrome Christmas weekend with a change of clothes (and furniture). View full size.

Present Perfect: 1958

Present Perfect: 1958

Our young Pennsylvanian at the intersection of Christmas Past and Christmas presents, shortly before he disappeared in an avalanche of gift wrap. Merry Christmas from Shorpy! 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Visions of Sugarplums: 1951

Visions of Sugarplums: 1951

"Xmas 1951." Shorpy and our young, out-of-focus Michigander want to wish you all a very merry Christmas. And now if you'll excuse us, we have to get to bed before Santa gets here! 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

 
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