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Jaunty Joe: 1923

Washington, D.C., or vicinity circa 1923. "Joe Roberts." Out standing in his field. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Linden Woods: 1959

August 19, 1959. "Linden Woods Swim Club, Howard Beach. View to clubhouse. Lapidus, Kornblath, Harle & Liebman, client." Milton, honey. Bring me a Pepsi. And a pack of Salems. Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

Home Entertainment: 1939

January 1939. "Boy whose father is on relief. Family living in shanty at city dump. Herrin, Illinois." Seen earlier here and here. Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Hey There: 1905

Knoxville, Tennessee, circa 1905. "Cumberland Club and Walnut Street." Quick, someone call the Photobomb Squad. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Old Unreliable: 1921

New Zealand circa 1921. "Wanganui Fire Brigade's Merryweather fire engine on blocks, probably in Chavannes Garage. When new, the vehicle had a large hose reel, later removed and replaced by rear lockers. A report in January 1926 stated that the machine was useless and unreliable. It was sold a short time later for 60 pounds." Glass negative by Frank J. Denton. View full size.

Sleeping Gypsy: 1938

June 1938. "She awaits the international streetcar at a corner in El Paso, Texas, to return across the bridge to Mexico." Photo by Dorothea Lange. View full size.

The Love Boat: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Municipal ferry Richmond." Where men are port and women are starboard, in theory at least. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Over the Edge: 1923

Mrs. Dorothy Holland, 20 years old, of Baltimore, lies in Georgetown University Hospital suffering from internal hemorrhages as a result of an automobile in which she was riding going over a 30-foot embankment near the Virginia end of the Chain bridge at 6 o'clock yesterday morning.... Show More Summary

Auto Wreck: 1923

A larger, more detailed version of a photo we first posted six years ago, with the details supplied by Shorpy member Stanton Square, accompanied by a "new" image here. Washington, D.C. A curious photograph titled "Auto wreck. 7/30/23." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Our Little Secret: 1924

Washington, D.C., circa 1924. "Two young girls with dolls." We promise not to breathe a word. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.

The Sponsored Shore: 1910

Atlantic City circa 1910. "The beach and Steeplechase Pier." Brought to you by Cremo Cigars, Coca-Cola and Wilbur's Cocoa. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Flatcar: 1923

Washington, D.C., 1923. "Asst. P.M.G. Bartlett's car." Assistant Postmaster General John Bartlett survived; his car, also seen here, did not. View full size.

Our Excellent Adventure: 1942

September 1942. "Richwood, West Virginia. Young men on train leaving for New York state, where they will help in the harvest of tomatoes, apples and other crops." Photo by John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full si...

Tat Mom: 1939

January 1939. "Mother of family on relief living in shanty at city dump. Herrin, Illinois." Seen earlier here. Photo by Arthur Rothstein. View full size.

Coke House: 1939

January 1939. "Herrin, Illinois. Family on relief living in shanty at city dump." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Sugar and Spice: 1943

February 1943. "Moreno Valley, New Mexico. Mary Mutz making an apple pie on the Mutz ranch." John Collier for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Bricks & Mortars: 1906

New York circa 1906. "Seventy-First Regiment Armory, Park Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Navy Payday: 1905

1905. Annapolis, Maryland. "Payday at the U.S. Naval Academy." Note the gaslight fixture, and impressive array of ink stamps. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Bent Out of Shape: 1928

Wellington, New Zealand, circa 1928. "Car wreck after an accident." One dejected-looking Jewett. Wellington Evening Post glass negative. View full size.

Balcony View: 1923

Circa 1923. "Street scene, New Orleans." Who can name the street? It has a nice view of the Hibernia Bank tower. Photo by Arnold Genthe. View full size.

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