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From circa 1947 comes this News Archive snapshot of a freezer truck. Location: railroad tracks behind The Playhouse. 4x5 inch acetate negative. View full size.
Washington, D.C., 1922. "William Grass." Who ran the mile in a smoking 4:20. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
This is one of our dad's posed shots, me the little guy at bat, along with my brothers in our front yard, Bedford, Quebec, late 1950s. View full size.
Circa 1905. "Saranac Lake central station, Adirondacks, N.Y." With a locomotive of the Delaware & Hudson Railway. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.
Circa 1910. "Woman in wedding dress holding flowers." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Columbus, Georgia, circa 1960. "Cotillion." Which seems to be two boys short and two girls tall. 4x5 acetate negative from the News Photo Archive. View full size.
Columbus, Georgia, circa 1960. "Judge Paige." More specifically, Myles Anderson Paige (1898-1983), the Alabama-born lawyer whose multifaceted career included stints as WWI Army captain, Assistant New York State Attorney General, criminal courts jurist and National Guard colonel. Not to mention picnic food taster. 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.
San Francisco circa 1931. "Hudson 8 Club Sedan." Or, as branded by its maker, the "Greater Hudson 8" -- a step up from the previous year's merely Great Eight. 5x7 inch dry plate glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
October 1939. "Western Pacific line runs through unclaimed desert of northern Oregon. Ten miles from railroad station at Irrigon. Morrow County, Oregon." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
October 1939. Gem County, Idaho. "Member of Ola self help sawmill co-op lives in what was once the 'Jackknife Saloon.' This type building is characteristic of early Idaho. The stagecoach used to stop here to change horses and for the refreshment of travelers. This was discontinued in 1914." Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
February 1937. "Abandoned house on the Withlacoochee Land Use Project, Florida." Medium format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
Philadelphia circa 1904. "City Hall clock tower from South Broad Street." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.
The Mississippi River circa 1905. "Union Depot and steamboat landing at foot of Jackson Street, St. Paul, Minnesota." Starring the sidewheeler Hiawatha. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.
Circa 1898. "Armored cruiser U.S.S. Brooklyn, stern view." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.
From Columbus, Georgia, or vicinity circa 1959 comes this uncaptioned shot of a guy and his guns, all ready for a well-regulated sleepover. 4x5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive. View full size.
May 1938. "Southeast Missouri Farms. Son of sharecropper washing hands." Our title for this photo comes from the things in this photo. Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
February 1939. "Bench of potted plants at side of home of Mexican day laborer. Near Santa Maria, Texas." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
May 1939. Peoria, Illinois. "Prostitutes 'roping' at window." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
March 1940. "Snow shed over Union Pacific tracks. Carbon County, Wyoming." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
Circa 1920. "Bimini, Bahamas. Fish dock with day's catch." 4x12 inch panoramic nitrate negative by Albert M. Price. View full size.