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Bella Donna: 1921

Bella Donna: 1921

New York. May 16, 1921. The Metropolitan Opera soprano Yvonne d'Arle and friend. 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

March Mildness: 1908

March Mildness: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Basket-ball at Columbia University." A short workout in the gym. 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Breaking Away: 1908

Breaking Away: 1908

New York, December 1908. "Six-day bicycle race, Madison Square Garden." 8x10 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Wired: 1921

Wired: 1921

Washington, D.C., circa 1921. "Loomis Radio School." Another look behind the scenes at the technical school run by Mary Texanna Loomis. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Little Shop of Singers: 1919

Little Shop of Singers: 1919

Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Oppenheimer's dress shop." Haunted by a few spectral customers. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Cures Malaria: 1903

Cures Malaria: 1903

Maryland circa 1903. "Baltimore from Federal Hill." Along with a word from our sponsor. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

The Lion King: 1905

The Lion King: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Bostock, Dreamland, Coney Island." This popular attraction was part of British-born animal impresario Frank Bostock's zoological empire. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Camp Chevy: 1959

Camp Chevy: 1959

35mm Kodachrome from circa 1959 sent in by a contributor who found it in a thrift shop, and scanned by me. The wagon is a 1957 Chevrolet. View full size.

 

De Forest Wireless: 1905

De Forest Wireless: 1905

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. "Along the beach, Atlantic City, N.J." Note the radio mast at right on Young's Pier. Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

 

Walton Way: 1905

Walton Way: 1905

Circa 1905. "Summerville, South Carolina -- Walton Way." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Johns Hopkins: 1903

Johns Hopkins: 1903

Baltimore circa 1903. "Johns Hopkins University from Washington Monument." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Oliver W.: 1905

Oliver W.: 1905

Florida circa 1905. "Oliver W., the famous trotting ostrich, Florida Ostrich Farm, Jacksonville." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

The Albion: 1905

The Albion: 1905

Augusta, Georgia, circa 1905. "The Albion." Please watch your step crossing the street. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Great Coal Mine: 1901

The Great Coal Mine: 1901

New York circa 1901. "The Great Coal Mine, Coney Island." From the book Coney Island and Astroland: "The Great Coal Mine was a 1,500-foot-long dark ride that enabled visitors to travel on coal cars through several levels of a dimly lit simulated mine. It opened in 1901 on the north side of Surf Avenue at West Tenth Street, was not very popular, and was soon replaced by L.A. Thompson's Oriental Scenic Railway." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Or Else: 1938

Or Else: 1938

October 1938. "Sign at Rice Festival in Crowley, Louisiana." Alternate title: "The Ballad of Competing (and Possibly Complementary) Imperatives." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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