Pictures, drawings, paintings
Washington, D.C., circa 1920. “National Fruit Co. banana truck.” 8×10 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection.
June 1943. Arlington, Virginia. “One of several alcoves off the corridor in Idaho Hall, Arlington Farms, a residence for women who work in the U.S. government for the duration of the war.” Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information.
Reverse Bucket List~
Actually, some of these activities could easily be the first and last item on a bucket list.
Standing on the Edgewalk in Toronto.
Extreme skiing in Wyoming.
Diving 30 meters through a rock monolith in Portugal.
Skywalking in the Alps.
Tree camping in Germany.
Glacier boarding anywhere.
Cycling in Norway.
Walking over a crevice.
Sitting around at Yosemite.
Biking on the Cliffs of Moher.
Just having a look around.
Extreme kayaking at Victoria Falls.
Sky walking on Mount Nimbus in Canada.
Rock climbing in South Africa.
Climbing Mt. Wellington.
Ice climbing a frozen waterfall.
Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.
Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.
September 11, 1900. “Masonic Temple, State Street, Chicago — Temple Theatre and Central Music Hall.” Completed 1892; demolished 1939. Shortly after this photo was taken, Central Music Hall met the wrecking ball to make way for the Marshall Field department store. 8×10 glass negative.
“The 175 room hotel burned to the ground during a blizzard on January 7, 1927.”
Circa 1907. “Atlantic House, Nantasket Beach, Massachusetts.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
At the corner of Witherell and Adams Avenues, is the largest and most complete of its kind in the world and boasts of a gymnasium second to none in the country. It was erected in 1908 and has cost in the neighborhood of $700,000.
Detroit circa 1909. “The new Y.M.C.A. building.” Razed in 1998 to make way for Comerica Park baseball stadium. 8×10 inch glass negative.
San Francisco circa 1920. “Haynes touring car at DeYoung Museum, Golden Gate Park.” Dapper flapper at the wheel, poised to take flight. Could this be our first photo by Chris Helin to portray someone famous? 5×7 glassneg.
Edward G RobinsonÂ WW I
Brothers James Arness and Peter Graves
Lucy & Desi
1937. “Slater House, St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida. Dr. Chatelain’s photographs. P.A. Wolfe, photographer.” 8×10 inch acetate negative attributed to Frances Benjamin Johnston.
August 1943. “Middle River, a small crossroads in the vicinity of Baltimore, Maryland. Farm Security Administration housing project (later administered by the National Housing Agency) for Glenn L. Martin aircraft workers. Play period for children attending Bible class.” Medium format negative by John Collier for the Office of War Information.
Washington, D.C., circa 1918. “Frazier, James C., Mrs., group” is all it says here. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
March 1943. “American and British engineers taking time out for a smoke. They are standing on an American locomotive somewhere in Iran.” Medium-format negative by Nick Parrino for the Office of War Information
Cow signs available on Amazon~
March 8, 1913. Wyandotte, Michigan. “Steamers A.D. MacTier and F.P. Jones, sponsors.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.
San Francisco, 1925. “Nash Advanced Six at Golden Gate Park.” Which of you kids would like some candy? 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.