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Battle of Bennington: 1905

Battle of Bennington: 1905

Bennington, Vermont, circa 1905. "Monument commemorating Battle of Bennington -- Walmscock, N.Y., 1777." Not pictured: reflecting pool shaped like an ashtray. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Ye Old Witch House: 1901

Ye Old Witch House: 1901

Salem, Massachusetts, circa 1901. "The Witch House." One-stop shopping for antiques, cigars and spirits of all kinds. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

 

Cocoon: 1915

Cocoon: 1915

Washington, D.C., 1915. "Silkworms in the National (Smithsonian) Museum. Helen Stuart." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

El Cheese Ritz: 1939

El Cheese Ritz: 1939

November 24, 1939. Washington, D.C. "Noted in the diplomatic set for his expertness in concocting new salads, Mexican Ambassador Senor Dr. Don Francisco Castillo Najera is now teaching his daughter, Ermita, this culinary art. The Ambassador is especially adept at mixing salad with Mexican ingredients." Ritz Queso among them. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

Carrier at New Orleans: 1910

Carrier at New Orleans: 1910

Circa 1910. "Southern Pacific R.R. transfer boat Carrier at New Orleans." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Tunnel Vision: 1910

Tunnel Vision: 1910

Detroit circa 1910. "Michigan Central Railroad tunnel." Another view of the electrified tracks going under the Detroit River. View full size.

 

Ballet Camp: 1924

Ballet Camp: 1924

August 20, 1924. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. "National American Ballet." Someone please send Shorpy directions to this campground! View full size.

 

Baby Boardwalk: 1905

Baby Boardwalk: 1905

Circa 1905. "Under the willows. Rye Beach, New Hampshire." This strikes me as the sort of place where the Big Bad Wolf might jump out of the bushes. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

County Fair: 1921

County Fair: 1921

Washington, D.C., 1921. "Sidney Lust's Leader Theater." Now playing: "The County Fair," with a nifty diorama. National Photo Co. View full size.

 

Oswego Stevedore: 1941

Oswego Stevedore: 1941

October 1941. Oswego, New York. "French-Canadian stevedore at port of Oswego, point of entry for Great Lakes shipping." Medium-format nitrate negative by John Collier for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Beachcombers: 1908

Beachcombers: 1908

York, Maine, circa 1908. "Long Beach and resorts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

More Marblehead: 1906

More Marblehead: 1906

Circa 1906. "Union Street -- Marblehead, Massachusetts." On what looks like laundry day. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Grease: 1925

Grease: 1925

"Bob McDonough, Laurel race." On his ribbon: "Baltimore-Washington Speedway DRIVER. Inaugural Opening. Saturday July 11, 1925." View full size.

 

The Cocktail Hour: 1864

The Cocktail Hour: 1864

October 1864. "Petersburg, Virginia. Hospital stewards of 2d Division, 9th Corps, in front of tents." Wet plate glass negative by Timothy O'Sullivan. View full size.

 

Our Little Town: 1906

Our Little Town: 1906

Circa 1906. "Old town hall -- Marblehead, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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