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NEW FROM THE VINTAGRAPH VAULTS • FIGHT DISEASE WITH CLEANLINESS: 1936

Bicycles, Cadillacs: 1910

Bicycles, Cadillacs: 1910

New Orleans circa 1910. A close-up of the H.A. Testard Bicycles & Automobiles storefront from the previous post. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Emporium of Transport: 1910

Emporium of Transport: 1910

Circa 1910, continuing our sojourn in the Crescent City. "Masonic Temple, New Orleans." Home to H.A. Testard's store ("Bicycles, Automobiles"). 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Mr. Magazine: 1908

Mr. Magazine: 1908

1908. "Smallest news & post card stand in New Orleans, 103 Royal Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Ruth E. Pember: 1901

Ruth E. Pember: 1901

Circa 1901. "Ruth. E Pember at sail." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Big Tipper: 1910

Big Tipper: 1910

Toledo, Ohio, circa 1910. "Brown hoist, Ohio Central coal dock." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Royal Furniture: 1937

Royal Furniture: 1937

New Orleans circa 1937. "842 Royal Street, Sign." Among the highlights: interesting period signage, a ghost pedestrian and an ectoplasmic dog. 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

 

Bo Peeps: 1905

Bo Peeps: 1905

Circa 1905. "Schoolgirls." Our second group portrait taken at this undisclosed location. A mute choral recital hitting all the notes on the scale of emotions between embarrassed and mortified. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size. UPDATE: This is the Saints Peter and Paul Academy, 64 Parsons St., Detroit.

 

Detroit: 1916

Detroit: 1916

Detroit, Michigan, circa 1916. "Hotel Pontchartrain and Campus Martius." Frequent photographic subjects of the Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

River Crossing: 1907

River Crossing: 1907

Circa 1907. "Brooklyn Bridge, East River, New York." From a group of pictures that are probably Detroit Publishing's best known photographs. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979

Last week saw the last processing run for Kodachrome film, as noted on Shorpy here. I thought that this one, shot by my friend in 1979, was a good example of what all the hubbub was about. It's at the Sonoma County Fair in Santa Rosa, California. View full size.

Old Salts: 1910

Old Salts: 1910

Delray, Michigan, circa 1905. "Delray Salt Company." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Space Cadets: 1905

Space Cadets: 1905

Circa 1905. Anyplace, USA. "Schoolboys." In spiffy foil uniforms. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
UPDATE: This is the Saints Peter and Paul Academy, 64 Parsons St., Detroit.

 

Mazonia: 1900

Mazonia: 1900

Circa 1900. "Chicago & Alton Railroad. Signal station and crossroads at Mazonia, Illinois." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

Seminole Club: 1910

Seminole Club: 1910

Jacksonville, Florida, circa 1910. "Seminole Club." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Carboniferous: 1900

Carboniferous: 1900

Kingston, Pennsylvania, circa 1900. "Breaker boys at Woodward coal breaker." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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