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Goodyear Girls: 1932

"Goodyear Girls bathing beauties in San Francisco -- Sept. 14, 1932." Spreading the gospel of Proper Inflation. 8x10 nitrate negative. View full size.

Conflagration: 1908

Nov. 15, 1908. "Pacific Railroad Depot fire, Los Angeles. Fourth Street between Hill and Broadway." 8x10 glass negative, photographer unknown. View full size. Los Angeles Express, Nov. 16, 1908: FIRE DESTROYS L.A.P. BUILDING Flames broke out in the basement of the Los Angeles Pacific building at 314 W. Show More Summary

Fix-a-Flat: 1937

March 1937. "Migratory agricultural worker family making tire repairs along California highway U.S. 99." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

Junior League: 1927

"Cadillac (Flappers, 1927) at de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park." Check out those headlights! 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Digging Out: 1899

"Blizzard '99 - cleaning the streets after New York snowstorm." Photo by Byron. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Sailor Burke: 1911

New York, 1911. "Sailor Burke." The Brooklyn-born welterweight champion known to his mother as Charles Presser, and someone you wouldn't want to meet in a well-lit alley. 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service. View full size.

Brandon Plantation: 1931

1931. "Brandon, James River, Prince George County, Virginia. Built ca. 1730 by Nathaniel Harrison II and for two centuries the home of the Harrison family. The central block connecting the two older wings is supposed to have been designed by Thomas Jefferson in 1789 upon his return from France." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston. View full size.

The Blizzard: 1899

New York, 1899. "Dumping snow carts at the river after a blizzard." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Working His Way Up: 1916

June 20, 1916. Fall River, Massachusetts. "Marian Viera, 101 Columbia St., Doffer in mill. Says he gets $7.74 a week." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

Smoot Hauler: 1920

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Autocar truck -- W.A. Smoot & Co." Latest entry in the Shorpy Index of Antiquated Conveyances. National Photo. View full size.

Dingee Park: 1909

San Mateo County, California, circa 1909. "Subdivision of Redwood City." Welcome to Dingee Park, birthplace of Ring Around the Collar. 8x10 glass negative formerly part of the Wyland Stanley Collection. View full size.

It's a Hupp: 1923

More than 2,000 Hupmobile owners and their families attended the second annual picnic, free-for-all sports program and barbecue staged July 1 by Greer-Robbins Co. at Sawyer's Camp, beside Crystal Springs Lake in San Mateo County. -- Motor West July 1923. Show More Summary

Book Nook: 1944

May 4, 1944. "Jesse Oser residence in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Living room to desk. Louis I. Kahn, architect." Gottscho-Schleisner photo. View full size.

Municipal Castle: 1910

Circa 1910. "Courthouse -- Springfield, Massachusetts." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

Baby Makes Three: 1952

"This meeting of Ducky, Bunny & Baby Inc. is hereby called to order." "Steven Lee -- 17 Feb 1952." The latest episode of Minnesota Kodachromes focuses on the youth demographic. Color slide by Hubert Tuttle. View full size.

Yesterday's News: 1926

Our second visit to these premises. 1926. "Rotogravure press, Lanman Engraving Co." Printing the Sunday, Jan. 31 "Pictorial Section" of the Washington Post. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

Petroleum Palace: 1928

San Francisco, 1928. "Buick sedan at Texaco service station. Jack Tar Hotel site." Now all long gone. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

Taking a Shine: 1941

April 1941. "Shoeshine, 47th Street, Chicago's main Negro business street." 35mm negative by Edwin Rosskam for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

Ladies' Furnishings: 1951

May 17, 1951. "John Wanamaker, Great Neck, Long Island. Staircase I." Two departments of this New York department store; we wonder if Alice and Trixie ever ventured out this far. 4x5 negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

Sunday Supplement: 1926

1926. "Rotogravure press, Lanman Engraving Co." Printing the Sunday, Aug. 29 "Pictorial Section" of the Washington Post. 8x10 glass negative. View full size.

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