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Childs Restaurant: 1918

Childs Restaurant: 1918

Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Childs Restaurant, 1423 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Miss Stamper: 1917

Miss Stamper: 1917

January 31, 1917. "Stamping labels. Boston Index Card Co., 113 Purchase Street." Photograph and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Biometrics: 1918

Biometrics: 1918

Washington, D.C., 1918. Sailor Noonan's ordeal in Room 403 continues: "Navy department, intelligence bureau, finger-print department clerks: Blanche Donahue, James A. Noonan, Marie S. Dahm, Blanche G. Stansbury, Mrs. G.G. Boswell." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Garbage Out: 1917

Garbage Out: 1917

1917. "Camp Meade, Maryland. Miscellaneous views." Ashcans and garbage at the mess hall. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Print My Finger: 1918

Print My Finger: 1918

Washington, 1918. "U.S. Navy Intelligence Bureau. Fingerprint department clerks James A. Noonan, Mrs. G.G. Boswell." Harris & Ewing glass neg. View full size.

 

Haute Cuisine: 1920

Haute Cuisine: 1920

"No caption." Rooftop dining somewhere near the Washington Monument circa 1920. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Santa's Helpers: 1924

Santa's Helpers: 1924

December 6, 1924. "Greenwich Village Follies girls mending toys." 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Nine Lives: 1910

Nine Lives: 1910

October 1910, aboard the steamship Trent off Bermuda. "M. Vaniman and cat." Melvin Vaniman, first engineer aboard the hydrogen airship America, with the tabby cat mascot of their ill-fated attempt at the first air crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Wireless Dude: 1910

Wireless Dude: 1910

October 1910. "Wireless operator Ginsburg of Trent." Radioman Ginsburg aboard the steamship Trent, which, after being alerted by "Morse lamp," took on passengers from Walter Wellman's hydrogen dirigible America near Bermuda in an exciting air-to-sea rescue that saved all those aboard the foundering airship, including a tabby cat. 5x7 glass negative, G.G. Bain Collection. View full size.

 

Angels of Mercy: 1917

Angels of Mercy: 1917

Washington, D.C., 1917. "American Red Cross, dedication of building." These ladies hail from West Virginia. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.

 

The First Lady: 1909

The First Lady: 1909

"Mrs. William Howard Taft." First Lady Helen Herron (Nellie) Taft at the H&E studios circa 1909. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Salvation Army: 1920

Salvation Army: 1920

Washington, D.C, circa 1920. "Salvation Army." At the intersection of E and Eighth streets N.W. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

BFF: 1922

BFF: 1922

May 20, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Veronica & Miriam de Gracie," daughters of Mr. and Mrs. S. Lonsade de Gracie. National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.

 

Miriam Battista: 1922

Miriam Battista: 1922

1922. Miriam Battista, child star of stage and screen, at age 10 in Washington, D.C. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

Potomac Yard: 1925

Potomac Yard: 1925

Circa 1925. "Potomac Yards, Alexandria." The railyard just outside Washington in Alexandria, Virginia. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

 
 
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