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Shorpy October 11, 2016

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "National Fruit Co. banana truck." 8x10 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection. View

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.

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.

 

 

Images October 9 – 10, 2016

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.

Standing on the Edgewalk in Toronto.

Extreme skiing in Wyoming.

Extreme skiing in Wyoming.

 

Diving 30 meters through a rock monolith in Portugal.

Diving 30 meters through a rock monolith in Portugal.

Skywalking in the Alps.

Skywalking in the Alps.

 

Tree camping in Germany.

Tree camping in Germany.

 

 Glacier boarding anywhere.


Glacier boarding anywhere.

 

Cycling in Norway.

Cycling in Norway.

 

Walking over a crevice.

Walking over a crevice.

 Cliff camping.

Cliff camping.

Sitting around at Yosemite.

Sitting around at Yosemite.

 

Biking on the Cliffs of Moher.

Biking on the Cliffs of Moher.

 

Extreme picnicking.

Extreme picnicking.

 

Climbing Redwoods.

Climbing Redwoods.

Just having a look around.

Just having a look around.

 

Extreme kayaking at Victoria Falls.

Extreme kayaking at Victoria Falls.

 

Sky walking on Mount Nimbus in Canada.

Sky walking on Mount Nimbus in Canada.

 

Rock climbing in South Africa.

Rock climbing in South Africa.

 

Climbing Mt. Wellington.

Climbing Mt. Wellington.

 

Ice climbing a frozen waterfall.

Ice climbing a frozen waterfall.

 

Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

Sitting on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

 

Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

Jumping on the Trolltunga rock in Norway.

 

 

Shorpy October 9 – 10, 2016

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. 8x10 glass negative.

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." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

“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. 8x10 inch glass negative.

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? 5x7 glassneg.

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.

Images October 8, 2016

Sean Connery

Sean Connery

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando

Fred Gwynne

Fred Gwynne

Dwight Eisenhower

Dwight Eisenhower

Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen

Jack Nicholson

Jack Nicholson

Edward G Robinson  WW I

Edward G Robinson WW I

Lee Marvin

Lee Marvin

Gene Hackman

Gene Hackman

Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon

Young Jack

Young Jack

William Shatner

William Shatner

Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood

 

Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford

Clark Gable

Clark Gable

 

Richard Gere

Richard Gere

Brothers James Arness and Peter Graves

Brothers James Arness and Peter Graves

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

 

Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy

 

Mae West

Mae West

 

Dolly Parton

Dolly Parton

 

Don Rickles

Don Rickles

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

 

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash

Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

 

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

 

Lucy

Lucy

Lucy & Desi

Lucy & Desi

Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner

 

Jack Benny

Jack Benny

 

Charles Durning

Charles Durning

 

Paul Newmaan

Paul Newmaan

 

Dan Blocker

Dan Blocker

 

Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen

 

Jay Leno

Jay Leno

 

Shorpy October 8, 2016

1937. "Slater House, St. Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida. Dr. Chatelain's photographs. P.A. Wolfe, photographer." 8x10 inch acetate negative attributed to Frances Benjamin Johnston.

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.

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.

Shorpy October 7, 2016

Washington, D.C., circa 1918. "Frazier, James C., Mrs., group" is all it says here. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

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

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

Images October 7, 2016

Cow signs available on Amazon~

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icefirefighter

olympics

 

kilkenny

sheeptheories

womensoldier

 

pink

 

bluehearts

 

Images October 6, 2016

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crankshaft

 

 

balloonark

 

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zits

Shorpy October 6, 2016

March 8, 1913. Wyandotte, Michigan. "Steamers A.D. MacTier and F.P. Jones, sponsors." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative.

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? 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

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.

Images October 5, 2016

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