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Hotel Windsor: 1900

Hotel Windsor: 1900

The Jersey Shore circa 1900. "Hotel Windsor, Atlantic City." At left, the Traymore. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Buffalo: 1905

Buffalo: 1905

Buffalo, New York, circa 1905. "Looking up Main Street. Steamer North Land at Long Wharf." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Father: 1955

Father: 1955

Nothing says "father" like a knit sweater vest. I doubt if this was actually taken on Father's Day; it looks to me like it was a late winter morning when my brother shot this Ektachrome slide, probably still in the throes of ecstasy over his new Lordox 35mm camera. Love his tortoise-shell glasses; who knew that my father was a hipster? View full size.

The Sentinels: 1900

The Sentinels: 1900

Circa 1900. "Interlocking signal plant, Chicago & Alton Railway." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Hanged: 1864

Hanged: 1864

June 20, 1864. Petersburg, Virginia (vicinity) "The execution of Sergeant William Johnson, Negro soldier, at Jordan's farm. Hanged for Desertion and an Attempt to Outrage the Person of a Young Lady at the New-Kent Courthouse." (Supposedly he insulted a white woman and was made an example of to other soldiers who might be considering desertion; the outcome was not what the Federal Army had hoped for.) Wet plate glass negative by Timothy H. O'Sullivan. View full size.

 

El Toro: 1923

El Toro: 1923

April 1923. "Firpo." The Argentine heavyweight boxer Luis Angel Firpo in New York. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Building Suburbia: 1960

Building Suburbia: 1960

Here we have some road construction taking place in an unknown Southern California town. This photo was taken in June 1960. Scanned from the Kodachrome slide. View full size.

Seagram: 1957

Seagram: 1957

New York. January 23, 1957. "Seagram Building, Park Avenue. Oblique view from northwest." Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Regatta Day: 1908

Regatta Day: 1908

Lake George, New York, circa 1908. "Regatta Day at Fort William Henry Hotel." Some fried chicken and lemonade would hit the spot right about now. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Heinz 57: 1908

Heinz 57: 1908

The Jersey Shore circa 1908. "Atlantic City boardwalk and bathing beach." And on the far horizon, a familiar brand. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Arcade Hockey Club: 1926

Arcade Hockey Club: 1926

January 22, 1926. Washington, D.C. "Arcade Hockey Club." And if roller hockey isn't your cup of tea, we also have Billiards Dancing Bowling. View full size.

 

Detroit: 1910

Detroit: 1910

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1910. "City Hall and Campus Martius." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Maison Geranium: 1910

Maison Geranium: 1910

Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1910. "35 Legare Street -- gallery and garden." And dog. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

The Lincoln Gates: 1906

The Lincoln Gates: 1906

Tuskegee, Alabama, circa 1906. "The Lincoln gates, Tuskegee Institute." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Filling Station: 1910

Filling Station: 1910

Richmond, Virginia, circa 1910. "Masonic Temple." Note the horse fountain with electric illumination. Detroit Publishing glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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