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Bleak House: 1939

Bleak House: 1939

Greene County, Georgia, circa 1939. "Ruined house, Penfield vicinity." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

The Trimming Shop: 1865

The Trimming Shop: 1865

April 1865. Washington, D.C. "Workmen in front of the Government [Wagon] Trimming Shop." Civil War archive, wet plate glass negative. View full size.

 

Tommies Place: 1937

Tommies Place: 1937

Chatham County, Georgia, circa 1937. "38 Price Street, Savannah. Structure dates from ca. 1840." 8x10 negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Niagara Street: 1908

Niagara Street: 1908

Buffalo, New York, circa 1908. "Erie County Savings Bank, Niagara Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Islesworth Gardens: 1906

Islesworth Gardens: 1906

Continuing our trip to Atlantic City circa 1906. "Islesworth Gardens Hotel, Virginia Avenue." 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Splash: 1906

Splash: 1906

New Jersey circa 1906. "Bathers, Atlantic City." At right is the Hotel Traymore. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Jack-Knife Bridge: 1905

Jack-Knife Bridge: 1905

Buffalo, New York, circa 1905. "Jack-Knife Bridge, City Ship Canal, foot of Michigan Street." Detroit Publishing Company glass negative. View full size.

 

Ferry Terminal: 1905

Ferry Terminal: 1905

Philadelphia circa 1905. "Pennsylvania Railroad ferry terminal, Market Street." There's a lot going on in this bustling street scene. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Ecorse of Course: 1906

Ecorse of Course: 1906

Ecorse, Michigan, circa 1906. "Great Lakes Engineering Works, a portion of the yard." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Olds Motor Works: 1908

Olds Motor Works: 1908

Lansing, Michigan, circa 1908. "Olds Motor Works." Home of your great-grandfather's Oldsmobile. Note the OLD MOTOR sign, missing its S. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

The Detroit: 1905

The Detroit: 1905

The Detroit River circa 1905. "Transfer steamer Detroit." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

A Lion in the Sand: 1900

A Lion in the Sand: 1900

Continuing our sojourn by the sea: Atlantic City circa 1900. "Sand modelling." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Sand in Your Socks: 1905

Sand in Your Socks: 1905

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. "Atlantic City, on the beach." Surf, sand and Steeplechase Pier in the distance. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Dark Passage: 1937

Dark Passage: 1937

Chatham County, Georgia, circa 1937. "Stoddard's Lower Range from Factory [Factors] Walk, River Street, Savannah." Passage through the cotton warehouses built by John Stoddard on the bluffs above the Savannah River in the late 1850s. 8x10 inch safety negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

World Cup Fever: 1914

World Cup Fever: 1914

New York circa 1914. "Leitrim football (soccer) team." Or perhaps more accurately, Gaelic football. On this day it was the Leitrim Young Men's Society against Cavan. 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

 
 
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