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Canal Street in New Orleans circa 1910. Large building is the Maison Blanche department store. 8x10 inch glass negative, exposed about six minutes before this image, posted here three years ago. Detroit Publishing Co. View full size...
October 1942. "High school Victory Corps. The 'fireman's carry.' Method of carrying a wounded comrade is shown here by boys in the 'commando' course of the physical education program at Flushing High School, Queens, New York." Photo by William Perlitch for the Office of War Information. View full size.
May 1936, somewhere in Indiana. "Auto transport at gas station." Everyone has a nice hood ornament here. Photo by Carl Mydans. View full size.
Circa 1935. "Reuben Lovett house, Princess Anne County, Virginia. Structure dates to 1790." 8x10 negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.
July 31, 1922. Laurel, Maryland. "Two B&O freights wrecked in head-on crash at Laurel switch." National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.
December 1942. "Armed guard at a copper smelter of the Phelps-Dodge Mining Company at Morenci, Arizona. This plant is supplying great quantities of the copper so vital in our war effort." Oh, and: Merry Christmas! Photo by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Circa 1910. "Beech Street -- Manchester, New Hampshire." Note the carbon arc lamp and its elaborate rigging. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Potomac Sales Co., front." Adding to the scant contemporary documentation of the Dixie Flyer, one of many "assembled cars" (i.e., major components supplied by third parties) from the early years of motoring. National Photo Company glass negative. View full size.
July 1957. "Actor James Arness filming on location for the television series Gunsmoke." Photo by Maurice Terrell for the Look magazine article "Jim Arness: Hero of Gunsmoke." View full size.
January 1943. "New York. Sixteen-year-old boy who is in the naval reserve on Mulberry Street." Along with a trove of telephone graffiti that looks as old as he is. Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.
"Hahn's Coliseum, interior." A flag-bedecked footwear sale held by the Hahn's chain of shoe stores at Washington D.C.'s Center Market in July 1920. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
Circa 1890s-1900. "Beach and ladies' bathing place, Margate, England." Here we see a fixture of Victorian seaside resorts, the "bathing machine" -- a sort of horse-drawn cabana that was backed into the water and from which the lady would...Show More Summary
Circa 1910. "R.R. station at Manchester, New Hampshire." With a choice of time zones. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Washington, D.C., 1921. "Potomac Sales Co., wreck." Just up the alley from P. McKeown, Horse Shoer. National Photo Co. glass negative. View full size.
March 1943. "View from caboose on the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad between Belen and Gallup, New Mexico." Next stop, Infinity. Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.
January 1959. "Majority of photographs concern Dr. John O. Brown, Negro ophthalmologist, and his family, and depicts various forms of racial segregation and integration in Miami. Second part of the job shows Bud and Pat Boyett, withShow More Summary
May 1943. Clinton, Iowa. "Women wipers of the Chicago & North Western Railroad going out to work on an engine at the roundhouse." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.
1913. Annapolis, Maryland. "U.S. Naval Academy football team." With chalked-on jersey numbers. Harris & Ewing glass negative. View full size.
1913. Annapolis, Maryland. "U.S. Naval Academy football team." Composite of two 5x7 glass negatives by Harris & Ewing. View full size.
F Street Northwest in Washington, D.C., circa 1906. Note the Harris & Ewing photographic studio, source of many of our images here on Shorpy, at left. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.