Shorpy February 11, 2017

Circa 1906. “Boston Yacht Club — Marblehead, Massachusetts.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

Circa 1910. “Long Branch Beach at Elberon, New Jersey.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

Detroit circa 1910. “Monroe Avenue and City Hall.” Points of interest include, starting from the left, Pittsburg Dairy Lunch, Considine’s (serving Budweiser Imported Pilsner Beer), McNamara Sign Co. (SIGNS, ELECTRIC SIGNS), the Detroit Billiard & Pool Room, McGough’s Restaurant (Boiled Dinners 25¢; “We Draw the Best Glass of Beer in the City”), Gies’s Restaurant, Sweeney’s Billiards, the Hotel Fowler, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument, the Hammond Building (and, rising behind it, the Ford Building), a “moonlight tower” arc lamp stanchion, and the bunting-bedecked City Hall. 8×10 glass negative.

 

November 1938. “Children of [Dust Bowl] refugee families now on Works Progress Administration. They live in tents on the flats outside of Bakersfield, California.” Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

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