Shorpy February 14, 2017

Happy birthday Shorpy.com!

 

Shorpy Is 10!
A happy Valentine’s Day to all on this, Shorpy.com’s 10th birthday. (Where has the time gone?) We’ll celebrate with a stroll down Memory Lane, just as soon as that pot of coffee is ready …
Washington, D.C., circa 1926. “Cake for Mrs. Orme.” Who ordered it for her daughter Violet’s birthday. National Photo glass negative.

 

1905. “Holland America line piers, Hoboken, N.J.” Points of interest include the Hoboken Public Bath at center and S.S. Potsdam. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

 

1905. “Franklin Street, Tampa, Florida.” Next stop, Hyde Park. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

 

December 1942. “Chicago, Illinois. An unusually heavy fog in the early afternoon.” Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.