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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • WE HAVE A BIG JOB: WWII
 

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Hidden Dangers: 1920

Hidden Dangers: 1920

Washington, D.C., 1920. "Dixie Theater crowd, H Street." Now playing: "Hidden Dangers" (Episode 2, "The Murder Mood"), "The Primal Lure" and "When Cowboy Was King." Kids get in for 11 cents! Next door: People's Drug Store No. 5. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

So Many Summers Ago: 1905

So Many Summers Ago: 1905

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. "On the beach at Atlantic City." Where's my pail? 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Fidelity Trust: 1910

Fidelity Trust: 1910

Portland, Maine, circa 1910. "Fidelity Trust building, Congress Street." 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Italian Wedding: The Sequel

Italian Wedding: The Sequel

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "Scalco, National Fruit Co." Salvatore Scalco, the groom and company president, was last seen here three years ago. Now posing with the older generation. National Photo glass negative. View full size.

 

Hi Mom: 1949

Hi Mom: 1949

Anchor Insurance Co. in Los Angeles circa 1949. My parents met here -- Mom is on the right just behind the gent in the dark coat. View full size.

Personal Transportation: 1921

Personal Transportation: 1921

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "Brodt horse." A fine-looking rig, ready for courting or calling. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Plaid Dad: 1952

Plaid Dad: 1952

1952. Our young man is back with Father, making his Internet debut in front of the lens, and the Key Lime Plymouth. 35mm Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Catalina Interlude: 1915

Catalina Interlude: 1915

Catalina Island, California, circa 1915. "Avalon Bay Aquarium wharf and beach." 5x7 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Government Street: 1906

Government Street: 1906

Mobile, Alabama, circa 1906. "Government Street." Wrought iron and spectral pedestrians. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

BRB LOL: 1940

BRB LOL: 1940

June 1940. Washington, D.C. "Direct postal telegraph wire at a truck service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue)." So the place was something of an Internet cafe, without the lattes or wifi. 35mm negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Thirteen Ball: 1918

Thirteen Ball: 1918

Washington, D.C., 1918. "Liberty Hut, Y.M.C.A." (W.W.H.D.?) Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

Blue Plate Special: 1940

Blue Plate Special: 1940

June 1940. Washington, D.C. "In the cafe at a truck drivers' service station on U.S. 1." The truck stop menu starring "Blue Plate Lunch," with cameos by Dr. Pepper and Cold Liver Loaf. 35mm negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Truck Stop Cafe: 1940

Truck Stop Cafe: 1940

June 1940. Washington, D.C. "In the cafe at a truck drivers' service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue)." 35mm negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Meet the Mauros: 1911

Meet the Mauros: 1911

New York. December 1911. "5 p.m. Mrs. Mary Mauro, 309 E. 110th St., 2nd floor. Family works on feathers (sewing them together for use as a hat trimming). Make $2.25 a week. In vacation two or three times as much. Victoria, 8 yrs. Angelina 10 yrs. (a neighbor). Frorandi 10 yrs. Maggie 11 yrs. All work except two boys against wall. Father is street cleaner and has steady job. Girls work until 7 or 8 p.m. Once Maggie worked until 10 p.m." Glass plate by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Capital Service: 1940

Capital Service: 1940

June 1940. Washington, D.C. "Attendant at truck service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue)." 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 
 
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