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Pictures, drawings, paintings

Shorpy September 15, 2016

Jan. 26, 1937. "Fort Belvoir troops proceed to flood area. Company B of the 5th Regiment of Engineers, stationed at this Virginia post a short distance from the Capitol, mobilized complete campaign equipment today and prepared to entrain immediately for the devastated flood area near Louisville, Kentucky. One of the boats to be used is shown being put aboard a railcar.

Jan. 26, 1937. “Fort Belvoir troops proceed to flood area. Company B of the 5th Regiment of Engineers, stationed at this Virginia post a short distance from the Capitol, mobilized complete campaign equipment today and prepared to entrain immediately for the devastated flood area near Louisville, Kentucky. One of the boats to be used is shown being put aboard a railcar.

 

Washington, D.C., circa 1940. "Star Parking Plaza, 10th and E Streets N.W." This Motor Age landmark with Art Deco touches was erected by the publisher of the Washington Evening Star. The clock tower of the Old Post Office, soon to be the Trump Hotel D.C., rises at rear. 4x5 inch glass negative.

Washington, D.C., circa 1940. “Star Parking Plaza, 10th and E Streets N.W.” This Motor Age landmark with Art Deco touches was erected by the publisher of the Washington Evening Star. The clock tower of the Old Post Office, soon to be the Trump Hotel D.C., rises at rear. 4×5 inch glass negative.

Images Small Animal Parents September 15, 2016

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Shorpy September 14, 2016

February 1923. "Miss Jacqueline Mansfield." Currently engaged to one Mr. Smith Corona. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

February 1923. “Miss Jacqueline Mansfield.” Currently engaged to one Mr. Smith Corona. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

 

Washington, D.C., 1924. "The latest in electric baseball scoreboards. George Coleman, inventor, is shown with the mechanism of the new scoreboard." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. A backstage view of Washington, D.C., inventor George Coleman's "Lifelike Baseball Scoreboard" (seen earlier here and here), which was set up in movie theaters to "broadcast" the home team's away games. "It contains 19,000 feet of wire and has 400 stereopticon slides with an electric light bulb for each slide. Five men are required to operate the great board, including the telegraph operator who receives play-by-play from the field."

Washington, D.C., 1924. “The latest in electric baseball scoreboards. George Coleman, inventor, is shown with the mechanism of the new scoreboard.” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.
A backstage view of Washington, D.C., inventor George Coleman’s “Lifelike Baseball Scoreboard” (seen earlier here and here), which was set up in movie theaters to “broadcast” the home team’s away games. “It contains 19,000 feet of wire and has 400 stereopticon slides with an electric light bulb for each slide. Five men are required to operate the great board, including the telegraph operator who receives play-by-play from the field.”

Images September 14, 2016

canadianrioter

grandma

curiousgeorge

 

bleachtiger

bossyleadership

 

cookiedog

 

irrelephant

Images Animal’s Parenting September 13, 2016

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Shorpy September 13, 2016

The Detroit River circa 1906. “Detroit Oak Belting Co. and Michigan Stove Works.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

1924. Washington, D.C. "Rock Creek Park. Miss Katherine Wren and Norvelle Munford." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

1924. Washington, D.C. “Rock Creek Park. Miss Katherine Wren and Norvelle Munford.” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Images Big Cats September 12, 2016

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Shorpy September 12, 2016

San Francisco circa 1920. "Grant touring car."  5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

San Francisco circa 1920. “Grant touring car.” 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

Shorpy September 11, 2016

New York, 1904. "Goat carriages in Central Park." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

New York, 1904. “Goat carriages in Central Park.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

 

May 1936. "Sharecropper's family in Mississippi County, Missouri. Typical sharecropper shack with crop entirely surrounding house." Medium format nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration.

May 1936. “Sharecropper’s family in Mississippi County, Missouri. Typical sharecropper shack with crop entirely surrounding house.” Medium format nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Resettlement Administration.

Images September 11, 2016

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