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Tenn Span: 1907

1907. "County bridge, Tennessee River, Chattanooga." The Walnut Street Bridge, now a "linear park" for pedestrians. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Thronged Thoroughfare: 1908

New York circa 1908. "Twenty-Third Street east from Sixth Avenue." Featured players in this picture include the McCreery dry goods store, Lilliputian Bazaar and our old friend the Flatiron Building. 8x10 glass negative. View full si...

Here Today: 1947

Here Today -- The car they said was years away! New York City, December 1947. "Hudson dealers and the new Hudson." A striking design that sold like hotcakes when it was introduced to car-starved postwar America. 4x5 inch acetate negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

Snow Belt Special: 1943

January 1943. "Freight operations on the Indiana Harbor Belt railroad between Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The train pulls out of the Chicago & North Western yard." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

Off the Rails: 1943

January 1943. Clinton, Iowa. "Residents of Miss Lucille Disher's rooming house for rail workers. Rear brakeman Clarence Averill and James Lynch, engineer on the Pacific Limited who has four sons in the Navy, Marine Corps, Army Air Corps, and Army." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

This Time: 1948

New York circa 1948. "The new Hudson." From a design standpoint, the venerable carmaker's last hurrah. 4x5 acetate negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

Chase the Chills: 1920

Washington, D.C., 1920. "Pittsburg Water Heater Co." You'll come for the hot water but stay for the giant washing machine. 8x6 glass negative. View full size.

Midtown Hudson: 1947

New York circa 1947. "Midtown Dealers Corp. and Hudson showroom, Broadway at W. 62nd Street." Home of "Meyer the Buyer" and your Hudson Headquarters. Our latest 4x5 negative from the prolific but obscure John M. Fox. View full size.

Victory Veggies: 1942

October 1942. Hardwick, Vermont. "Mrs. Alice White at the Victory Store vegetable counter selling donated farm produce, money from which will go to the War Fund." Photo by Albert Freeman, Office of War Information. View full size.

Those Were the Days: 1939

San Francisco, 1939. "General Motors exhibit, Golden Gate International Exposition. Girl sitting on LaSalle auto." The five-passenger touring sedan only $1581, "delivered here." 8x10 inch Agfa acetate negative. View full size.

Way Station: 1943

January 1943. "Chicago, Illinois. Waiting for trains in the concourse of the Union Station." Photo by Jack Delano, Office of War Information. View full size.

The New Kennedy: 1953

"Jacqueline Bouvier and John F. Kennedy at their wedding, September 12, 1953, Newport, Rhode Island." Acetate negative by Toni Frissell. View full size.

New Exchange: 1906

Circa 1906. "New Exchange Hotel. Montgomery, Alabama." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Go Means Stop: 1927

San Francisco, 1927. "Traffic signals -- police officer stops pedestrian crossing against the light." Another look at this shiny Hudson in the guise of a traffic-safety lesson. 8x10 film negative from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

Small Beer: 1948

New York circa 1948. "Patterson Beer Distributors -- Piel's Beer truck." It's DelicĀ­ious, DeLIGHTful, Demand It! 4x5 negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

Electro-Motive: 1943

March 1943. "Sibley, Missouri. Passing one of the diesel passenger locomotives of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe." Medium format nitrate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

About Thebes: 1909

"Washington Dramatic Club -- About Thebes." Our second look at this nominally Egyptian-themed charity benefit staged at the Belasco Theater in April 1909 for an audience including President Taft. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Stop and Go: 1927

San Francisco, 1927. "Traffic signals -- police officer stops pedestrian crossing against the light in front of Hudson sedan at Bee Garage service station." 8x10 film negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

National Peanut: 1947

New York circa 1947. "National Peanut Co. store on Broadway -- Mr. Peanut sign and Embassy Newsreel Theatre." 4x5 negative by John M. Fox. View full size.

Camp Cuddles: 1925

San Francisco circa 1925. "Swimsuit girls camping in dealer window with Willys-Knight auto." Say hello to Kay and Nina, who, in addition to camping and swimming, seem to enjoy golf. 8x10 film negative. View full size.

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