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Haunted Saloon: 1906

New Orleans circa 1906. "Haunted House (Warrington House), Royal and Hospital Streets." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Atomic Snacks: 1964

"Refreshment stand model, 1964-65 New York World's Fair, for the Brass Rail Food Service Organization. Victor Alfred Lundy, architect." View full size.

Dads Say the Darndest Things!

September 1937. "McNally family dairy farm in Kirby, Vermont. The McNallys at dinner." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Admin. View full size.

Expert Lubrication: 1939

February 1939. "Service station in Harlingen, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

Nomobile: 1920

The place: San Francisco circa 1920. The tires: Goodrich Silvertown Cords. That's about all we can say about this 5x7 glass plate, whose negative sleeve is devoid of any caption information. We leave it to you to fill in the blanks. View full size.

Meet the Shortses: 1938

July 1938. "Family of Clifford Shorts, a roller at the Jones & Laughlin mill. Photos show Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, a steel mill town on the Ohio River. Workers' homes on surrounding hills are segregated according to race or nationality in 'plans'." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

Extra Lard: 1938

October 1938. "Farm wife. Burlington County, New Jersey." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

Edifice Drex: 1900

Circa 1900. "Drexel Institute, Philadelphia." Attended by an assortment of superannuated streetlights. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

At Your Service: 1938

July 1938. "Houses along Monongahela River and Boulevard of the Allies. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

Official Business: 1942

October 1942. Milwaukee, Wis. "Women in war. Supercharger plant workers. To replace men who have been called to armed service, many young girls like 19-year-old Jewel Halliday are taking jobs never before held by women. Her job is shuttling...Show More Summary

Parking in Memphis: 1942

January 1942. "Memphis, Tennessee. View of downtown." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Office of War Information. View full size.

First National: 1905

Birmingham, Alabama, circa 1905. "First National Bank, 20th Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Double Truck: 1941

October 1941. "Car transport filling up with gas at Little Falls, New York." Medium format negative by John Collier. View full size.

Little Falls: 1941

October 1941. "Looking toward the river. Little Falls, New York." Which is at least a two-stoplight town. Medium format negative by John Collier. View full size.

Sweater Weather: 1941

October 1941. "Fall activities in Little Falls, N.Y." Where there's a nip in the air and the crisp crunch of freshmen underfoot. Photo by John Collier. View full size.

Betty the Butcher: 1943

June 1943. Washington, D.C. "Betty Jane Colbert, a worker at the Arcade butcher shop, dismembering a chicken." Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Nicollet Avenue: 1904

Circa 1904. "Nicollet Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Old Orlando: 1904

Orlando, Florida, circa 1904. "Hotel San Juan and Orange Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Milwaukee of Buffalo: 1910

Buffalo, New York, circa 1910. "Washburn-Crosby Co. flour mills." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Franklins at the Flood: 1928

San Francisco, 1928. "Col. M. Franklin with Franklin Airman at Flood Mansion (Pacific Union Club), Nob Hill." Even not counting the lion perched on the fake radiator, we have a small crowd here. Photo by Christopher Helin. View full size.

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