Shorpy April 04, 2017

1906. “Memphis Trust Building, Main Street.” Completed 1904, and then doubled in width 10 years later. Now an apartment building.


1906. “City Hall — Vicksburg, Mississippi.” The building still stands, although the angels have flown. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.


July 1918. “Alex, a 14-year-old working boy in St. Etienne, France, was found intently studying the playground model at the Children’s Welfare Exhibit of the American Red Cross. He has been working since 11 years of age, and said: ‘On account of the high cost of living, I now get four and a half francs a day’.” 5×7 inch glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine for the American Red Cross.