The Electric Circus: 1905

THE ELECTRIC CIRCUS: 1905

Detroit circa 1905. "Woodward Avenue, looking north from Jefferson" - vantage on an abundance of bulb-studded signage and electric...

Old Coggers: 1906

OLD COGGERS: 1906

New Hampshire circa 1906. "Taking trains of Mount Washington Railway at base station, White Mountains." A cog railway to the highest...

 
 
 
Fight It Out: 1937

FIGHT IT OUT: 1937

"Sure sounds like trouble," Tip muttered. October 1937. "Boy reading in bedroom. Note lack of proper bed clothing. Home of A.O. Ryland,...

El Indio: 1939

EL INDIO: 1939

March 1939. "Approach to El Indio, Texas." Welcome, but NO SWIMMING. Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security...

 
 
 
Dakota Depot: 1940

DAKOTA DEPOT: 1940

October 1940. "Rail depot in Burlington, North Dakota." The station last glimpsed here. Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm...

Texas Bodega: 1939

TEXAS BODEGA: 1939

March 1939. "Small Mexican grocery store. San Antonio, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security...

 
 
 
Milk Runners: 1940

MILK RUNNERS: 1940

October 1940. "Rail depot in Burlington, North Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration....

Kearney: 1940

KEARNEY: 1940

November 1940. "House in Kearney, Nebraska." A sort of hitching-post graveyard. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the...

 
 
 
Sugar Bar: 1940

SUGAR BAR: 1940

November 1940. "Boys in soft drink parlor. Central City, Kentucky." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security...

Lunch Beer Candy: 1940

LUNCH BEER CANDY: 1940

November 1940. "Corner store in Lexington, Kentucky." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration....

 
 
 
Broadway Blizzard: 1905

BROADWAY BLIZZARD: 1905

New York, 1905. "Piles of snow on Broadway after storm." Funny-sign photobomb! 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing...

Keene Streets: 1905

KEENE STREETS: 1905

Keene, New Hampshire, circa 1905. "Main Street, looking north." The portrait version of this earlier view. 8x10 inch dry plate glass...

 
 
 
Trinity Church: 1904

TRINITY CHURCH: 1904

Circa 1904. "Trinity Church, Toledo, O." At the intersection of Adams and St. Clair streets. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit...

Upper Genesee: 1905

UPPER GENESEE: 1905

Circa 1905. "Upper Genesee Street, Utica, N.Y." A scene framed by elms, hitching posts and streetcars. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative,...

 
 
 
Charlestown Navy Yard: 1906

CHARLESTOWN NAVY YARD: 1906

Boston, 1906. "Bird's eye view of Charlestown Navy Yard." After 175 years of military service, Boston Navy Yard was decommissioned...

Boys on Board: 1906

BOYS ON BOARD: 1906

Manchester, Massachusetts, circa 1906. "Baker's Island from harbor." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company....

 
 
 
Ginger Ale Alley: 1906

GINGER ALE ALLEY: 1906

Providence, Rhode Island, circa 1906. "River steamers at Crawford Street Bridge ." Today's post is brought to you by U.S. Club Ginger...

A.C. Beach Patrol: 1907

A.C. BEACH PATROL: 1907

The Jersey Shore circa 1907. "Lifesavers on the lookout." The Atlantic City Beach Patrol is watching you. 8x10 inch dry plate glass...

 
 
 
The Device: 1928

THE DEVICE: 1928

Washington, D.C., circa 1928. "NO CAPTION" is all it says here. Whatever this is, wires are involved. 4x5 inch glass negative, Harris...

Betty White: 1922-2021

BETTY WHITE: 1922-2021

September 1954. "Actress Betty White rehearsing and performing on her local Los Angeles daytime television show." Look magazine photo...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

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How BBC Earth Brought Plants to Life for ‘The Green Planet' Documentary

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Piera House / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

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