Category: Images

Pictures, drawings, paintings

Shorpy September 5, 2016

February 1943. "Daytona Beach, Florida, street scene." Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information; Photobomb by Humphrey Bogart.

February 1943. “Daytona Beach, Florida, street scene.” Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information; Photobomb by Humphrey Bogart.

Images September 4, 2016

 

ha!

 

wildheart

 

vacuumplug

casttime

xtra

 

coffe

 

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camotruck

 

interior

 

door

 

spock

Images September 3, 2016

turbulence

rawfood

 

 

beer

moonsea

 

 

Shorpy September 3, 2016

Detroit circa 1899. "Detroit N.E. from Chamber of Commerce." The elevated vantage affords an excellent view of at least a dozen of the city's celebrated "moonlight tower" carbon arc lamps -- giant electric fixtures 165 feet tall, each illuminating several blocks. 8x10 inch glass negative.

Detroit circa 1899. “Detroit N.E. from Chamber of Commerce.” The elevated vantage affords an excellent view of at least a dozen of the city’s celebrated “moonlight tower” carbon arc lamps — giant electric fixtures 165 feet tall, each illuminating several blocks. 8×10 inch glass negative.

Shorpy September 2, 2016

San Francisco. "Maxwell - 1919" is all it says here. Perhaps these gents are in scale sales. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

San Francisco. “Maxwell – 1919” is all it says here. Perhaps these gents are in scale sales. 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

 

1963. "George Jenkins, founder of the Publix supermarket chain, at store in Lakeland, Florida." 35mm negative by Marvin Newman for the Look magazine assignment "George Pleasures Them With Groceries."

1963. “George Jenkins, founder of the Publix supermarket chain, at store in Lakeland, Florida.” 35mm negative by Marvin Newman for the Look magazine assignment “George Pleasures Them With Groceries.”

Images September 2, 2016

If you can’t handle me at my worst then you probably can’t handle me at my best either. My best is just me at my worst with lipstick and brushed hair.
Deja Napolean

 

A police recruit was asked during the exam,
“What would you do if you had to arrest your
own mother?”
Then He answered, “Call for backup.”

 

I have so many problems that if a new one comes along today,it will be at least two weeks before I can worry about it.

 

rockrattle

twix

 

 

oinkment

impressed

train

 

joke

 

amaze

 

hilary

bunnies

 

sea

Images September 1, 2016

xmas

 

pension

 

kaepernick

Shorpy September 1, 2016

1865. "Earthwork fortifications and bomb-proofs in front of Petersburg, Va." Wet plate glass negative, Civil War collection, Library of Congress.

1865. “Earthwork fortifications and bomb-proofs in front of Petersburg, Va.” Wet plate glass negative, Civil War collection, Library of Congress.

 

 

July 11, 1923. "Montrose play grounds (girls with dolls)." By now presumably all safely back in their toy boxes. National Photo glass negative.

July 11, 1923. “Montrose play grounds (girls with dolls).” By now presumably all safely back in their toy boxes. National Photo glass negative.

 

 

Images August 31, 2016

Who!

Who!

 

cat

 

stoned

 

table

 

kayne

 

condoms

castironskillet

Shorpy August 31, 2016

May 1943. "Clinton, Iowa. Women wipers of the Chicago & North Western cleaning one of the giant freight locomotives." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

May 1943. “Clinton, Iowa. Women wipers of the Chicago & North Western cleaning one of the giant freight locomotives.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

 

January 1943. "Freight operations on the Indiana Harbor Belt railroad between Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. Getting his waybills, Conductor Cunningham telephones his yardmaster with the number of cars he has to handle and where the delivery is to be made." Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

January 1943. “Freight operations on the Indiana Harbor Belt railroad between Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. Getting his waybills, Conductor Cunningham telephones his yardmaster with the number of cars he has to handle and where the delivery is to be made.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.