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Levittown: 1958

Aug. 28, 1958. "Levittown houses. Mrs. Robert Berman, residence at 3626 Regent Lane." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

Day Turkeys: 1925

"W.S. Day of Greenwood Farm, Dawsonville, Maryland, Nov. 13, 1925." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Boxcar Brown: 1942

December 1942. "Research laboratory worker at the Chicago & North Western's 40th Street yard, examining paint samples used on freight cars and coaches of the railroad." Paint your wagon, or color-coordinate your caboose. Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Brazos Mill Boys: 1913

November 1913. West, Texas. "Some of the younger boys working in Brazos Valley Cotton Mills at West. One, Charlie Lott, was 13 years old according to Family Record. Another, Norman Vaughn, apparently 12 years old, was under legal age according to one of the boys there, Calvin Caughlin, who did not appear to be 15 years old himself. Show More Summary

The Prado: 1904

Circa 1904. "Havana, Cuba -- the Prado, looking south." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Drivers Wanted: 1924

San Francisco, 1924. "Marmon coupe at Golden Gate Park." Equipped with a Biflex bumper. Latest exhibit in the Shorpy Diorama of Defunct Dreadnoughts. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Homemade Hooch: 1922

Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "Whiskey still confiscated by prohibition agents." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Featured Player: 1920

Washington, D.C., 1920. "Gallaudet football -- Bouchard." Joseph W. Bouchard. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

Delfeld & Son: 1954

May 1954. "High school football player Paul Delfeld, 17, of North Dallas, Texas, helping father at plumbing business. Other photos show Delfeld attending high school classes; practicing football with teammates; playing in game; working...Show More Summary

On the Brink: 1906

1906. "North from Brink Wood, Pen Mar Park, Maryland." With William Henry Jackson himself about to go snap. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.

Working Dad: 1955

March 1955. "Men participating in family life. Includes women and children standing by window waving to men as they leave for work." Photo by Bob Lerner for the Look magazine assignment "Male Behavior." View full size.

Mill Maids: 1913

November 1913. "Some of the young workers (not the youngest) in the Kosciusko Cotton Mills. Superintendent objected to my taking photographs. Location: Kosciusko, Mississippi." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

Mona Lisa: 1920

San Francisco circa 1920. "Studebaker Special Six touring car at Mona Lisa apartments." Fitted with yet another variation on the "California top." 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Tots in Transit: 1943

September 1943. "Washington Court House, Ohio. Mothers with their babies waiting at the Greyhound bus depot." Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Say Cheese: 1962

Here's my contribution to that popular Shorpy genre, the unsmiling-group photo. In this case, it's because I told them all to stay verrrry still for the brief time exposure. I was using the only camera had access to at the time that could do that, an old c.1935 Kodak Junior Six-16. Show More Summary

Employee of the Week: 1909

May 1909. Burlington, Vermont. "Jo Bodeon, a 'back-roper' in the mule room, Chace Cotton Mill." More accurately known as Joseph Beaudoine (1894-1983), last glimpsed here. Gelatin silver print by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

Knott's Berry Farm: 1964

The 1960s saw several SoCal family vacations to visit my sister and her family, and this time the whole slew of us took in Knott's Berry Farm, where I took 18 color slides, as opposed the over 40 I shot in Disneyland. So that'll show you. Show More Summary

The Lyceum: 1904

June 1904. "Lyceum Theatre, Detroit." Onstage this week: Eugenie Blair in "Claire or the Ironmaster." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.

Waiting in Memphis: 1943

September 1943. "Greyhound bus trip from Louisville, Kentucky, to Memphis, Tennessee, and the terminals. Waiting for a bus at the Memphis station." Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

Her First Kissel: 1922

San Francisco circa 1922. "Kissel Tourster at Golden Gate Park." The driver evidently an understudy for Isadora Duncan. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.

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