Shorpy September 23, 2016

Circa 1907. "Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio." Where the brands vying for your trade include Mullane and Wurlitzer. 8x10 glass negative.

Circa 1907. “Fourth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio.” Where the brands vying for your trade include Mullane and Wurlitzer. 8×10 glass negative.

November 1942. Babies' Hospital, New York. "Nurse training. Through classes in pediatrics, student nurses learn how the right toys can be almost as important as medicine and diet in getting a sick child well. Encouraging an interest in play and normal activities of childhood hastens convalescence." Medium format nitrate negative by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information.

November 1942. Babies’ Hospital, New York. “Nurse training. Through classes in pediatrics, student nurses learn how the right toys can be almost as important as medicine and diet in getting a sick child well. Encouraging an interest in play and normal activities of childhood hastens convalescence.” Medium format nitrate negative by Fritz Henle for the Office of War Information.

Shorpy September 21, 2016

San Francisco, 1921. "Belgian ambulance -- REO Speed Wagon." A gift of the people of Nevada. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

San Francisco, 1921. “Belgian ambulance — REO Speed Wagon.” A gift of the people of Nevada. 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

November 1938. "Family of rural rehabilitation client (last seen here). Tulare County, Calif. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm, is 26 years old, wife 22, three small children. Been in California five years." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

November 1938. “Family of rural rehabilitation client (last seen here). Tulare County, Calif. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm, is 26 years old, wife 22, three small children. Been in California five years.” Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

Shorpy August 3, 2016

 

A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in  Nevada (1868)

A native American watching the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada (1868)

 

  Princeton students after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893)

Princeton students after a Freshman/Sophomore snowball fight (1893)

 

 

Somewhere in San Francisco circa 1920. "Oakland touring car."

Somewhere in San Francisco circa 1920. “Oakland touring car.”

 

"Frances Alda May 1921." The Australian soprano and frequent Caruso collaborator Frances Alda shipboard in New York. 5x7 glass negative.

“Frances Alda May 1921.” The Australian soprano and frequent Caruso collaborator Frances Alda shipboard in New York. 5×7 glass negative.

 

A  US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave. during WWII.

A US soldier offering his hand to a woman leaving a cave.
during WWII.

Shorpy September 20, 2016

1917. "Torpedo shop, Washington Navy Yard." Note the cryptic missive chalked on one torpedo. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

1917. “Torpedo shop, Washington Navy Yard.” Note the cryptic missive chalked on one torpedo. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

 

      Now playing at the Granada: Betty Compson in "The Bonded Woman," accompanied by Paul Ash and his Synco-Symphonists, with Wallace at the organ. San Francisco, 1922. "Foster & Kleiser billboard." 8x10 inch nitrate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley and Marilyn Blaisdell collections

Now playing at the Granada: Betty Compson in “The Bonded Woman,” accompanied by Paul Ash and his Synco-Symphonists, with Wallace at the organ.
San Francisco, 1922. “Foster & Kleiser billboard.” 8×10 inch nitrate negative, late of the Wyland Stanley and Marilyn Blaisdell collections

 

January 25, 1963. "Essex House, New York. Colonnades ballroom." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

January 25, 1963. “Essex House, New York. Colonnades ballroom.” Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.