Shorpy February 16, 2017

Knoxville, Tennessee, circa 1905. “Gay Street north from Wall Street.” Where close inspection will reveal subtle indications of a mid-summer clearance at T. Tobias & Son. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.


The West Coast has the sunshine And the girls all get so tanned …
Huntington Beach, California. “Bathing Beauty Pageant, 1925.” Three-panel gelatin silver print by Miles F. Weaver (1879-1932).


Among the first Cadillacs to have brakes on all four wheels.
San Francisco circa 1925. “Cadillac V63 five-passenger sedan at Lafayette Park.” 5×7 inch dry-plate glass negative by Christopher Helin.


December 1942. “Locomotives in the Chicago and North Western departure yard about to leave for Clinton, Iowa.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.


December 1942. “Corset display at R.H. Macy department store the week before Christmas.” Photo by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information.