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Aug. 28, 1958. "Levittown houses. Mrs. Robert Berman, residence at 3626 Regent Lane." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.
"W.S. Day of Greenwood Farm, Dawsonville, Maryland, Nov. 13, 1925." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
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.
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
Circa 1904. "Havana, Cuba -- the Prado, looking south." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
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.
Washington, D.C., circa 1922. "Whiskey still confiscated by prohibition agents." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Gallaudet football -- Bouchard." Joseph W. Bouchard. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
June 1904. "Lyceum Theatre, Detroit." Onstage this week: Eugenie Blair in "Claire or the Ironmaster." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative. View full size.
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.
San Francisco circa 1922. "Kissel Tourster at Golden Gate Park." The driver evidently an understudy for Isadora Duncan. 5x7 glass negative. View full size.