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Mrs. Maytag: 1938
... was the common "wash day" when just about everybody in America did their laundry. They even had recipes for easy Monday meals like ... injuries. Can't See The Hose? How did Curous miss the hose to the left of "Maytag?" Lady of Leisure! I remember my ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/02/2012 - 11:17pm -

Mrs. Maytag: 1938

Sun and Fun: 1923
Miami circa 1923. "Mrs. F.H. Lockwood and Miss Joy Welford of Asheville, Mrs. G.M. Blaker." National Photo Company ... is a Boston terrier, one of the most popular breeds in America at the time. However, it was called a Boston Bulldog then! Bare ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 8:35pm -

Sun and Fun: 1923

Abe Cohen: 1922
... decades. He was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and came to America at an early age. Cohen was a member of St. Johns Lodge No. 11 of the ... you - it would be a good place to hide a body too (but Miss Marple would know where to look). Severely overengineered This is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/07/2012 - 2:16am -

Abe Cohen: 1922

302 Mott Street: 1911
... get an eye opening introduction to how how immigrants to America lived down on "the lower east side" by going to this museum. I've been ... 5th floor. Small apt, typical for NYC. great location. Miss the city. (The Gallery, Kids, Lewis Hine, NYC) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 10:29am -

302 Mott Street: 1911

No Lions Yet: 1908
... camera? Modernity 1908 - an interesting time in America. The first decade of a new century, with memories of the Civil War ... clone the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton as Miss Gulch - a great actress). Doomed to fail Briarcliff Bottled Water - ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 5:47pm -

No Lions Yet: 1908

Dot and Syl: 1942
... Midwest aircraft plant. Inspection of these vital cogs in America's war machine is a delicate task and one which requires infinite ... something else. Eagle-eyed Dot probably wouldn't miss a thing. But Sylvia looks as if her mind is a million miles away. 25 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 10:54am -

Dot and Syl: 1942

Through the Wringer: 1942
... smell of sheets on one's bed - something I still miss. And after washday came ironing day -- a lot more tedious. Everything is ... Steve Miller Someplace near the crossroads of America P.S. "Do you know how to get to Carnegie Hall?" "Practice, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/07/2008 - 10:22pm -

Through the Wringer: 1942

Wired: 1906
... telephone and telegraph wires. If the byword of 1960s America was "plastics," half a century earlier it was "copper." View full ... those wires made the landscape look, now that I'm older, I miss it. Wireless The old post office is still there, although the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2012 - 6:58pm -

Wired: 1906

Equal Pay for Equal Work: 1913
... 1913. "Suffragettes on way to Boston." At the reins: Miss Elizabeth Freeman, traveling with Misses Elsie MacKenzie and Vera ... now... [The concurrent Big Project of the women of America was Prohibition. - Dave] (The Gallery, G.G. Bain, Horses, NYC) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 2:25pm -

Equal Pay for Equal Work: 1913

Spud Noel: 1925
"Volunteers of America, Christmas 1925." Another look at the VOA meeting hall in Washington, ... Southern Headquarters of the Volunteers of America, the rival organization of the Salvation Army, will be opened in this ... Post, Sep 24, 1910 Say what you mean I miss the olden days when one could say exactly what one meant without dancing ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/13/2012 - 6:09pm -

Spud Noel: 1925

Grandma Got Bobbed: 1924
... fad. First it was the 20-year-old granddaughter, Miss Sylvia Smith King, and then came the young woman's mother, Dr. King. ... state. "The first to do so," noted Women's Who's Who in America 1941. Conversely, she co-authored a cookbook to raise money for the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/20/2008 - 8:22pm -

Grandma Got Bobbed: 1924

Railroad Pageant: 1939
... Offers Visitor Many Interesting Exhibits. Don't miss “Railroads on Parade,” the colorful pageant of the iron horses ... the parade of actors, chorus and ballet tells the story of America's conquest of the wilderness. Below is a fantastic 16mm ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/17/2013 - 4:39pm -

Railroad Pageant: 1939

Happy New Year!
... watch the best program of the week, when it was on, or miss it. For those who did not like to cook, and loved watching TV, there ... Long since retired, he loves watching TV, especially BBC America and the History Channel; enjoys Chinese food, and his pet cat, Ringo. ... 
 
Posted by hillie_bolliday - 09/19/2011 - 11:21pm -

Happy New Year!

Sikorsky Christening: 1925
... bottle of water was broken across the bow of the plane by Miss Elizabeth Owens, who christened the plane the "Yorktown." Following ... the S-29A (The A stands for first Sikorsky model built in America). It was eventually sold to famed stunt pilot Roscoe Turner, who in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/03/2012 - 9:42am -

Sikorsky Christening: 1925

Corner Pocket: 1918
June 22, 1918, in or near New York City. "Miss May Schloss at canteen." 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain ... Salsbury From the New York Times, July 27, 1919: "Miss May Schloss, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Schloss of 156 West ... and also doing business as the Herkules Saw Sales Co. of America with address at 233 Broadway, New York City, has been dissolved." - ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/15/2008 - 2:44am -

Corner Pocket: 1918

Ejected: 1912
... It was received on every occasion with growing enthusiasm. America demands thrilling entertainment and auto polo went far in filling this ... "bailing out" .... Be sure to jump clear so the car will miss you if it turns completely over. After you have done this a few times, it ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/12/2011 - 2:39pm -

Ejected: 1912

Comanche County: 1916
... 1916. Comanche County, Oklahoma. "School #45, Ash Grove; Miss Hazel McKay, Teacher. One-room school in fair condition. Opened Sept. 4 ... (The Gallery, Education, Kids, Lewis Hine, Rural America) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/10/2007 - 3:12pm -

Comanche County: 1916

Two of a Kind: 1915
"Dog Show. Miss Rochester, 1915." Harris & Ewing Collection. View full size. ... then) or possibly a Pit Bull puppy. Pit Bulls were one of America's most popular breeds back in the first third of the 20th century. Both ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/27/2012 - 1:19pm -

Two of a Kind: 1915

Galaxy of Beauty: 1919
... wore a blue and orange jumper, blue cap and orange tights. Miss Dot Buckley, 1250 Tenth street northwest, received honorable mention in ... would be to print the cell# and email address of Miss America! But I imagine they had a much tighter leash on the crackpots and loony ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/13/2017 - 10:44am -

Galaxy of Beauty: 1919

US Navy Dancer
... have great legs and she did a lot of USO work. Edit: Miss Lee is still alive and still performing! If only she would visit Shorpy ... Makes me think of a cruise to a warm water port in Latin America. The Texas carried President Coolidge to Cuba in 1928 for the Pan ... 
 
Posted by Steeve GALLIZIA - 04/21/2012 - 7:19am -

US Navy Dancer

Laura and Inga: 1922
... as the Marquise D'Antin. She joined the Girl Scouts of America, attended the Friends School in 1918, then Vassar in 1921, had her ... One society page photo includes both Laura Byrn and Miss Emily Dial (daughter of Senator Nathaniel Dial and a Shorpy favorite). In ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/05/2012 - 10:10am -

Laura and Inga: 1922

Stripes and Solids: 1905
... though one pair of grandparents rarely missed the Miss America Pageant, which originated at Atlantic City and remained there until it ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 12:55pm -

Stripes and Solids: 1905

Götterdämmerung: 1942
... The exhibit focuses on the people who insured that America's WWII railroad supply lines ran efficiently and at full capacity. ... art or a fan of mid-20th century railroading, don't miss this exhibit. It runs through the end of January 2016. (The Gallery, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2015 - 12:51pm -

Götterdämmerung: 1942

Elfin Agnes: 1905
... Fleming opened their dress shop at 2120 Florida Ave. NW. Miss Shands assumed full control of the business in the early 1960s, then in ... Miss Shands had been a member of the Colonial Dames of America and the Sulgrave Club. She leaves no immediate survivors. A ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/27/2017 - 10:50am -

Elfin Agnes: 1905

Ruth Malcolmson (Colorized): 1924
I saw this photo of 1924's Miss Philadelphia/Miss America Ruth Malcolmson on Shorpy and just had to see what it looked like ... 
 
Posted by beatles9091 - 11/04/2010 - 8:32am -

Ruth Malcolmson (Colorized): 1924

Gift Horse: 1925
... The General presented six ponies while he was in South America." Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size. I believe ... Commission. He will be buried at his home, Yazoo City, Miss. Major Quekemeyer, a graduate of West Point in the class of 1906 and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/17/2014 - 9:59am -

Gift Horse: 1925

Under the Hood: 1943
June 1943. "Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Miss Frances Heisler, a garage attendant at one of the Atlantic Refining ... View full size. A cutie No wonder postwar America had a baby boom! Would have been very pleased to have had her ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/26/2014 - 9:59am -

Under the Hood: 1943

On the Boardwalk
... etc. Once when I was there a few years before (1962) a Miss America contest was going on and people were not quite so covered up. Still, ... 
 
Posted by adamgilson - 05/15/2015 - 10:55am -

On the Boardwalk
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