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Northward Ho: 1905
... In his album "Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, Part 2" the founding fathers invent a new medium called Tele-wagon. ... be so proud From the federal agency that brought you Miss Canada astride her wheat-swagged bicycle... When it came to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/20/2012 - 2:07pm -

Northward Ho: 1905

Lady Libertine: 1902
... would look great in my office. This one would have to be Miss January. Oh yeah!!! Fitz knew how to pick em. Par~tay! what ... 20th-Century Gal This photo is a true representation of America... for the previous Twentieth Century. Miss Gluttony and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/08/2011 - 6:41pm -

Lady Libertine: 1902

The Arcade: 1901
... Roll Hall of Fame and the Space and Science Center. Man I miss Cleveland!! Ahhh! That Edison window I just love it! I saw many ... Beautiful space The designers of the Mall of America should have looked at this photo. This Mall Is EPIC! One of my ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/03/2017 - 9:18am -

The Arcade: 1901

Biometrics: 1918
... hunk of Irish-American naval flesh himself! And I love Miss Dahm's boots! And the coats and hats on the hatrack! Conniving Sailor ... work with a spirit that will win the war if every woman in America adopts it. The four girls who are doing this very important war ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 7:56pm -

Biometrics: 1918

Cripple Creek Short Line: 1901
... Missed the Train Did those two dressed-up people miss the last train? Jumbotron The part of the picture, shown below, ... mountain engineering, railway experts in both Europe and America have pronounced it the most substantially built and the finest equipped ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 1:39pm -

Cripple Creek Short Line: 1901

Simulcast: 1922
... And bare knuckle boxing in the back Dig the shiner on Miss Fiddle Player Live broadcast The sign above the piano, and the gent ... become the radio sponsors of Fibber McGee and Molly and America learned to clean and wax! Hey Princess Leia The force was a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/04/2011 - 3:25am -

Simulcast: 1922

Triple Feature: 1939
... The image to the right of Wood is most likely one of his Miss America racers, with the bow reaching a bit upward while at speed. Miss America ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/02/2012 - 9:54pm -

Triple Feature: 1939

Budmobile: 1924
... Adolph Busch, Joseph Gallegher, Henry Glyn." Helen, who as Miss Washington represented the District of Columbia in the 1924 Miss America pageant, was also Miss Treasury Department that year. She's shown here ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 9:47pm -

Budmobile: 1924

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979
... This scene was repeated thousands of times across North America in the mid 70's and early 80's. I could have been one of the three kids ... other "snapshooter" would feel any different. We will miss you Gives us the nice bright colors, the greens of summer, makes all ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 01/08/2011 - 3:41am -

Kodachrome Karnival: 1979

Sitting Pretty: 1922
... you're a Lulu, you just grow into the name. In any case, Miss McGrath's brief claim to fame was her appearance in an underwater ... of the Sea." She was also a runner-up in the first Miss America pageant, in 1921. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2012 - 12:22pm -

Sitting Pretty: 1922

Happy New Year!
... Steve Miller Someplace near the crossroads of America Best to all Happy New Year fellow Shorpys (Shorpies?). And to ... Shorpyites! Guy Lumbago and his Royal Canadians I miss those old-timers who have been replaced by rockstars and scantily clad ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/06/2012 - 1:57pm -

Happy New Year!

Aqua and Orange: 1967
... use it responsibly. That part of the "good old days" I do miss... HoJo Hojoboy is right...I am just as old (young?) as he is and ... has the best mixture of reverence and humor for the America we all grew up with. Be sure you tour the Institute of Official Cheer ... 
 
Posted by davisayer - 09/08/2008 - 12:40am -

Aqua and Orange: 1967

Vegetarian Nut: 1926
... of vegetarian food products. Mrs. Coleman, W.H. Coleman, Miss F.M. Coleman, 1804 Riggs street northwest; J.H. Bilbrey, 1207 N street ... Exclusive Manufacturers of Peanut Oil Products in America General Offices and Factory, South Capitol and N Streets ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 5:56pm -

Vegetarian Nut: 1926

Breaking Away: 1908
... than those who first brought this six-day record to America. The answer is furnished by a member of The Evening World's sporting ... for me. I'd stay with match sprints, points races, and miss & outs as they were less dangerous - or so I thought. BTW, one way ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2013 - 4:32pm -

Breaking Away: 1908

The Girl With the Crocodile Car
... an alligator finish. In 1921 Margaret was both the first Miss Washington, D.C., and the first Miss America. View full size. National Photo Company glass negative. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/11/2011 - 4:13pm -

The Girl With the Crocodile Car

Eats: 1975
... could relax and enjoy "comfort foo.d" One thing I do not miss: those huge rust buckets shown in this photo. Compared to the Japanese ... for years, let's keep in mind that the wide open nature of America allowed a family of six to climb into their LTD/Caprice/Roadmaster and ... 
 
Posted by tterrace - 10/12/2015 - 7:54pm -

Eats: 1975

Mad Luncheonette: 1957
... prior to 1970 and provided privacy for conversations. I miss phonebooths tremendously, not being a fan of cellphones. Best of all, ... the comic books Patsy Walker, Millie the Model and Miss America. WOW! Good eye to spot this same magazine on the shelf! ... 
 
Posted by John.Debold - 08/10/2008 - 12:35pm -

Mad Luncheonette: 1957

Just Mowed: 1943
... going back to the 1970s. Shots taken all over North America, Europe and Australia. Most of the film hadn't seen daylight in years. ... yet and the peace and freshness were everywhere. I miss all that. The house is gone now but the barn is there and some beef ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/24/2012 - 6:58pm -

Just Mowed: 1943

Buffalo: 1905
...       As the launching signal was given by Miss Gertrude Hanna, daughter of President M. H. Hanna, cheers went up from the ... wrote about her, whilst travelling on his own tour of America: "All that has been said of this fine ocean ship on the Great Lakes is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 7:17pm -

Buffalo: 1905

Higher Fi: 1960
... is probably homemade. 1960 was the peak of home-sewing in America. (Possible) mom looks very crisp in the career woman garb of the time, ... sounding good. So glad programming is digital now, though miss old time radio days. The TV The set seems to match up with a late ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/24/2015 - 11:37am -

Higher Fi: 1960

Pie Town Homesteaders: 1940
... in his forties, but he said, "I wasn't even alive and I miss this stuff." I think of these photos as true Americans. I miss it too, and I want it back! > > ---------> (The Gallery, Kodachromes, Pie Town, Rural America, Russell Lee) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 12:02pm -

Pie Town Homesteaders: 1940

L.A. Again: 1899
... of D.C. or at least the east coast from now on. I do miss the Pacific Ocean, however. Call Dirty Harry Guy on a roof, centre right, where ladders are. The Great Divide America begins west of the Delaware, and ends east of the Sacramento. St. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 8:20pm -

L.A. Again: 1899

South Street Seaport: 1901
... As the vessel left the ways she was named the Antilia by Miss M'Keddie, daughter of the superintending engineer. Munson ... services between New York and the east coast of South America using mainly ex-German ships which had been interned in US ports. The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/20/2012 - 7:18pm -

South Street Seaport: 1901

Detroit Electric: 1921
... Steve Miller Someplace near the crossroads of America Detroit Electric Looks like I'll be trading in my Beetle: ... on 17th Street across from the Corcoran Gallery. Hard to miss. - Dave] Now post... a picture of Pennsylvania avenue in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/31/2012 - 8:18pm -

Detroit Electric: 1921

Modern Farmwoman: 1940
... motor oil, gasoline! Love those old Maytag hit & miss engines. Fun wringing I used a ringer washer on my honeymoon, up ... tubs, clotheslines, and a gas-fired ironing machine. Miss Sigurdson, another tenant, was up there and she asked if I was new in the ... Canada until 1968. (The Gallery, Louise Rosskam, Rural America) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/17/2012 - 8:05pm -

Modern Farmwoman: 1940

Primitive Ferry: 1907
... Looks to me like it's powered by stationary hit and miss engine rather than a steam engine. But that's just my assumption. ... It Carried Cars, Too. The book "First Highways of America" contains a picture of this same ferry carrying two cars. In theory one ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 7:50pm -

Primitive Ferry: 1907

Saks Fur: 1920
... around back then. I think the display is fascinating. I miss the old store window displays. Erlebacher's Clothing Store I ... of Joseph and Annette Erlebacher. Mr. Erlebacher came to America in 1883, and acquired a business training in Baltimore, Maryland, here ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/03/2012 - 11:55am -

Saks Fur: 1920

Fully Leveraged: 1940
... either! Rocky Road I sure feel sorry for that young Miss with the rocky perch. The car is a 1929 or so Chevrolet. Yumpin' ... works perfectly. Marion Post Wolcott The young Miss in the photo is Marion Post Wolcott. Here's her description of the ... took the picture? (Cars+Trucks, M.P. Wolcott, Rural America) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/24/2008 - 12:31am -

Fully Leveraged: 1940

Brooklyn Public: 1941
... lines, like the architect was dreaming of 23rd century America and wanted this building to be there still, stoic to the whims of the ... Slope, and now Prospect Heights have evolved into some of America's most beautiful and livable neighborhoods. And when you see it up ... of books. I recently moved to Oklahoma City and truly miss everything about this fabulous library! (The Gallery, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2011 - 1:59pm -

Brooklyn Public: 1941

Evening Star: 1921
... of the past the Library of Congress has their Chronicling America. http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/index.html Only ... never really get into it. I still live near DC, and miss the DC of the past so very much. I used to also ride those streetcars ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/04/2012 - 12:57pm -

Evening Star: 1921
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