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Reliable Shoe House: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. Hahn's shoe store at Seventh and K streets N.W. View full size. ... handled by the firm. The fixtures are of oak, and the office cashier's box, and wrapping counter in the front of the main salesroom ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/03/2012 - 11:52am -

Reliable Shoe House: 1920

Revenuers: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Internal Revenue income tax story." National Photo Company Collection ... that. I need to have a radio on to work. So what does this office need? A Victrola with headphones by each desk. What would happen ... the sprinklers?? (The Gallery, D.C., Natl Photo, The Office) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 10:00pm -

Revenuers: 1920

America's First Car: 1920
... view of the building shortly after its completion in 1920. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size. Haynes ... day at work. There is a man bent over in the front office (window on the left). Auto-Biograph This building later became ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/26/2011 - 1:23pm -

America's First Car: 1920

Wired: 1920
... "Interior Department, Bureau of Mines." Another circa 1920 view of research activities at the bureau's Washington offices. Harris ... Sheesh, why don't people wear eyeshades in the office anymore? So cool! Whatever happened to them? Kinda like hats? Always ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 1:00pm -

Wired: 1920

Patriotic Poriferan: 1920
Feb. 25, 1920. Washington, D.C. "Herbert J. Drane, Congressman from Florida, is from ... to be the largest sponge market in the world. Mr Drane's office gives the appearance of a permanent sponge exhibit. The walls are ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/15/2016 - 8:54pm -

Patriotic Poriferan: 1920

Tales of the City: 1924
Today we're leaving the office and taking the streetcar downtown for some shopping. From 1924, "F ... Arthur Burt Co. I found these three early 1920 ads for the Arthur Burt Co., in the Washington Post. Lisle ribbed ... 9, 1912 Plans for the construction of a ten-story office building on F street ... When completed the new building will have cost ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:15pm -

Tales of the City: 1924

A Little Philately: 1920
Nov. 30, 1920. Washington, D.C. "Charles M. Schwab, of the Kalorama Apartments, probably ... an educated guess that this kid's father worked in a big office and brought home all of these stamps for him. [Speaking as a ... trove that was. My Aunt from New York worked in an office which received a large amount of foreign correspondence. She would save ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/06/2014 - 4:58pm -

A Little Philately: 1920

Looking the Other Way: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Standard Engraving building, 1212 G Street." Looking down the street ... by other stores), St. Patrick's Church and the Patent Office Building (now the National Portrait Gallery) can all be seen. Below is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 4:23pm -

Looking the Other Way: 1920

Hidden Dangers: 1920
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Dixie Theater crowd, H Street." Now playing: "Hidden Dangers" (Episode ... and other things The lobby cards to the left of the box office appear to be for "Humbugs and Husbands", a Larry Semon Vitagraph comedy ... Aubrey M. Kennedy. Hidden Dangers was a 15 part 1920 serial directed by William Bertram that critic George Ralph Doyle called ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 4:32pm -

Hidden Dangers: 1920

Oakland Tribune: 1920
Oakland, California, circa 1920. "Offices of the Oakland Tribune ." The premises of the late lamented ... Burroughs . -tterrace] (The Gallery, Christmas, The Office) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/25/2016 - 8:02pm -

Oakland Tribune: 1920

Fairview Hotel: 1916
... About a month ago complaints reached the health office that "Fairview" was insanitary and a menace to the health of the city. ... (son - adopted) Webster Sutherland, 32, (brother) 1920 Census 104 Seaton Place Northeast Keith S Sutherland, 65 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/27/2012 - 1:21pm -

Fairview Hotel: 1916

Allied Asphalt: 1923
... is a study in frustration. Almost everyone else in the office is younger than he is, but he's never gotten a private office of his ... And the graphics of the calendar are indeed very 1920's. And yes, you are right. We now know what Little Orphan Annie did when ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/23/2012 - 3:37pm -

Allied Asphalt: 1923

S&M Tires: 1920
Washington circa 1920. "S&M Tire Co." I can think of a number of possible slogans for this ... of a personal training gym, hair salon and tax preparation office. Draw your own conclusions. Wow 5,000 mile tires! I'd be buying ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 9:39pm -

S&M Tires: 1920

Meet the Beetles: 1920
July 1920. Washington, D.C. "Dr. H.B. Bradford." Professor Harry Bradford, ... two weevils, of course. (The Gallery, Natl Photo, The Office) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/10/2014 - 7:26pm -

Meet the Beetles: 1920

Zero Tolerance: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Bureau of Internal Revenue -- destroying narcotics." Continuing today's ... Potomac? Can't wait for Christmas ...when the office party kicks off. The guy on the left I too think the guy on the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/17/2014 - 11:30pm -

Zero Tolerance: 1920

Loving Cup Lovelies: 1921
... Suit That Changed Bathing to Swimming" introduced around 1920. Krazy Kat Looks like a doll version of a beloved comics character ... kids in tow, standing in line at the bank, the doctor's office. This is what the vast majority of women look like. What a nice ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/06/2018 - 10:16pm -

Loving Cup Lovelies: 1921

Money Machine: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Post Office money order machine." A sort of typewriter-cash register ... here $5.91 + $.08 money order fee, total $5.99. The Post Office gets to keep the 8¢. - tterrace] Other picture? tterrace ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 8:38pm -

Money Machine: 1920

Plane Crash: 1938
... Aerial Gunnery School at St. Jean de Monts, France. In 1920 he was graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and held ... until 1930 when he came to Washington in Plans Division, Office of Chief of Air Corps. After attending the Army and Naval War Colleges, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/28/2012 - 1:02pm -

Plane Crash: 1938

Teeth Without Plates: 1905
... circa 1905. "Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton Railroad office, Woodward & Jefferson Aves." A number of familiar Shorpy standbys ... is Uneeda Biscuit! Northwest Corner Circa 1920. ( Wayne State University Virtual Library ) Hello Operator, give me ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 3:35pm -

Teeth Without Plates: 1905

Milton Apartments: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Milton Apartments, H Street N.W." Where the amenities include a mounting ... H St. NW, which is still there today (albeit as an office building, not apartments). You can see one of its distinctive "B" crests ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/13/2015 - 6:32pm -

Milton Apartments: 1920

What This Country Needs: 1906
... someone put that "Junction Building" sign on it. By 1920, the KC Times building had been replaced with the Kay Hotel and it was ... pictures. I see only two in front of the Junction ticket office. R.R. ticket offices The Chicago & Alton, Missouri Pacific, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 10:49am -

What This Country Needs: 1906

Ninth and H: 1920
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "9th & H Streets N.W." Home to the National Photo Company, whose work ... just went to google maps for the above scene, I prefer the 1920 view, the present location has lost a lot of futuristic memories. ... years he had his own contracting firm. In later years his office was at his home address, 908 9th st. nw. He was one o the original ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/19/2014 - 9:37am -

Ninth and H: 1920

Mark of Zorro: 1921
... La Motte as the love interest. It debuted on December 5, 1920. Also on the bill (in the pictures in the stand to the left of the box office) is a Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle short. Can't read the title even blowing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 2:20am -

Mark of Zorro: 1921

Freshman Chemistry: 1925
... Open The Windows... What!? I once worked in a basement office in Manhattan, not unlike this one (but it was a bit more recently). The ... on these specific dresses, for instance, is very much in 1920's style. They also actually fit each student gracefully, which ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/22/2012 - 9:32pm -

Freshman Chemistry: 1925

Nitro Express: 1939
October 1939. "Post office in the general store. Lamoille, Iowa." Let's see now. Stamps, ammo, and ... No. 218! Real P.O. Would not be an official Post Office if it did not have that wanted poster. Desperado: 1898-1942 A ... an age That Eclipse #218 "Frost Killer" stove predates 1920, the year that the Tappan family of Mansfield, Ohio, changed the name of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/14/2018 - 7:31pm -

Nitro Express: 1939

Vanderbilt Hotel: 1913
... the early 20th Century. Singer Enrico Caruso lived here in 1920 and 1921, his last U.S. home. To be or not to be a gargoyle That's ... Guard Armory. It was replaced in 1975 by a high rise office building known as 3 Park Avenue. Its lower floors are occupied by the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 1:17pm -

Vanderbilt Hotel: 1913

El Paso: 1903
... see it in newspaper ads of the 1800's as well. By the 1920's this usage is just about extinct, you never see it today unless intended ... sheets. The use of a period in single-word signs such as "Office." or "Coalyard." also renders the word into a declarative sentence, as ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 9:55am -

El Paso: 1903

Chi-Town Bus: 1938
... in names which exists about the buses built in the 1920's and 1930's This PDF file from busmag.com: ... were indeed a great part of the Greyhound Fleet in the 1920's, but Greyhound developed an interest in Yellow Coach which expanded into ... location on New York Avenue (now incorporated into an office building). Shocking The front shock absorbers are actually air ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/17/2012 - 6:26pm -

Chi-Town Bus: 1938

New Amsterdam Theatre: 1905
... represented an Upper East Side district in Congress from 1920 until his death in 1949, for ten of those years as chairman of the House ... the only place you could get weighed was at the doctor's office or at one of these penny scales. Even into the 1960s they were common ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/18/2012 - 3:41pm -

New Amsterdam Theatre: 1905

Sleeping Beauty: 1910
... I always think of silent movies as something out of the 1920's - and then "talkies" from the late 20's and 30's. So much change going ... tights. I love that the king has that elaborate chain of office, but his crown is rather simple. Jack and Jill I am struck by ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/22/2012 - 8:39pm -

Sleeping Beauty: 1910
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