Category: Images

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Sunset Fire

Beach Fire

Beach Fire

Shorpy August 9, 2016

"Loading steamer Chalmette during high water, March 23, 1903, New Orleans." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

“Loading steamer Chalmette during high water, March 23, 1903, New Orleans.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

New York circa 1910. "The Curb Market, Broad Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

New York circa 1910. “The Curb Market, Broad Street.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

November 1938. "Home of rural rehabilitation client, Tulare County, California. They bought 20 acres of raw unimproved land with a first payment of 50 dollars which was money saved out of relief budget (August 1936). They received a Farm Security Administration loan of $700 for stock and equipment. Now they have a one-room shack, seven cows, three sows, and homemade pumping plant, along with 10 acres of improved permanent pasture. Cream check approximately 30 dollars per month. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm. Husband is 26 years old, wife 22, three small children. Been in California five years. 'Piece by piece this place gets put together. One more piece of pipe and our water tank will be finished'." Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

November 1938. “Home of rural rehabilitation client, Tulare County, California. They bought 20 acres of raw unimproved land with a first payment of 50 dollars which was money saved out of relief budget (August 1936). They received a Farm Security Administration loan of $700 for stock and equipment. Now they have a one-room shack, seven cows, three sows, and homemade pumping plant, along with 10 acres of improved permanent pasture. Cream check approximately 30 dollars per month. Husband also works about ten days a month outside the farm. Husband is 26 years old, wife 22, three small children. Been in California five years. ‘Piece by piece this place gets put together. One more piece of pipe and our water tank will be finished’.” Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

Images August 8, 2016

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Bill Hicks Truth

Bill Hicks Truth

Light the darkness

Light the darkness


Sideways Move for Social Class

Sideways Move for Social Class

Really Love You

Really Love You

Reminder sometimes tomorrow doesn't come.

Reminder sometimes tomorrow doesn’t come.

"If you're going through hell, keep going." - Winston Churchill

“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill

The company you keep can make a big difference.

The company you keep can make a big difference.

Something to tell the (possible) grandkids?

Something to tell the (possible) grandkids?

Shorpy August 8, 2016

March 1943. "Isleta, New Mexico. The Santa Fe depot. Horizontal arms on pole indicate a 'red beard,' that is a message is to be picked up by the train crew." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

March 1943. “Isleta, New Mexico. The Santa Fe depot. Horizontal arms on pole indicate a ‘red beard,’ that is a message is to be picked up by the train crew.” Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

Images August 7, 2016

Be decisive

Passion

Coffee & Wine

Dance & Depositions

Hippie Souls

Fred Sanford

Rough Week

Scandalous

Take the step

Remember:
Divine Light

Shorpy August 7, 2016

New York circa 1921. "Frank Craven." Actor, director, playwright, producer, Stage Manager. 5x7 glass negative, Bain News Service.

New York circa 1921. “Frank Craven.” Actor, director, playwright, producer, Stage Manager. 5×7 glass negative, Bain News Service.

Jan. 27, 1947. "Kartch's, business on Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey. Looking to entrance from cashier's desk." We're looking for a thimble. A golden thimble. For our mother. Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner

Jan. 27, 1947. “Kartch’s, business on Main Street, Paterson, New Jersey. Looking to entrance from cashier’s desk.” We’re looking for a thimble. A golden thimble. For our mother. Large-format negative by Gottscho-Schleisner

Shorpy 8/06/2016

1902. "Reimers Loco winning five-miles event in 10:51 4-5, Grosse Pointe track, Detroit." A Locomobile steamer piloted by one M.R. Reimers.

1902. “Reimers Loco winning five-miles event in 10:51 4-5, Grosse Pointe track, Detroit.” A Locomobile steamer piloted by one M.R. Reimers.

 

Wildwood, New Jersey, circa 1907. "Hotel Seaside." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Wildwood, New Jersey, circa 1907. “Hotel Seaside.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

December 1908. Newton, North Carolina. "Catawba Cotton Mill doffer and spooler." Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine.

December 1908. Newton, North Carolina. “Catawba Cotton Mill doffer and spooler.” Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine.

 

San Francisco circa 1919. "Bus" is all it says on the sleeve of this 5x7 glass negative showing a motor home on an Atterbury truck chassis. In the Firestone display window, it's beginning to look a little like New Year's.

San Francisco circa 1919. “Bus” is all it says on the sleeve of this 5×7 glass negative showing a motor home on an Atterbury truck chassis. In the Firestone display window, it’s beginning to look a little like New Year’s.

 

 

 

Circa 1927. "Old Stone Bakery, Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Circa 1927. “Old Stone Bakery, Falmouth, Stafford County, Virginia.” 8×10 inch acetate negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

Shorpy 8/5/2016

August 1943. Arden, New York. "Rest period at Camp Gaylord White, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service." Medium format nitrate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information.

August 1943. Arden, New York. “Rest period at Camp Gaylord White, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service.” Medium format nitrate negative by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information.

Washington, D.C., 1922. "Children playing in sand." We'd love to stay and chat, but our trike is double-parked. Harris & Ewing glass negative

Washington, D.C., 1922. “Children playing in sand.” We’d love to stay and chat, but our trike is double-parked. Harris & Ewing glass negative

"Widder Vaught's family, Arkansas." 8x10 inch glass negative by Joseph Kossuth Dixon for department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker's "Expedition of Citizenship to the American Indian."

“Widder Vaught’s family, Arkansas.” 8×10 inch glass negative by Joseph Kossuth Dixon for department store magnate Rodman Wanamaker’s “Expedition of Citizenship to the American Indian.”

    UPDATE: One source attributes this image to Richard Steinheimer, the "Ansel Adams of railroad photography." "California freight train at night, February 27, 1962." 8x10 inch Ansco safety negative, photographer unknown.

    UPDATE: One source attributes this image to Richard Steinheimer, the “Ansel Adams of railroad photography.”
“California freight train at night, February 27, 1962.” 8×10 inch Ansco safety negative, photographer unknown.

Images August 5, 2016

Scary Cat

Scary Cat

Sing Out!

Sing Out!

Think Positive

Think Positive

Rock Bottom

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