Shorpy February 24, 2017

Hoboken, New Jersey, circa 1905. “Holland America Piers with view of Manhattan across Hudson River.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.


August 1937. “Virginia, Minnesota — cooperative service station of the Virginia Work People’s Trading Company.” One manifestation of the Iron Range consumer cooperative movement started by Finnish immigrants. Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.


January 1939. “Railroad tracks. Williamson County, Illinois.” Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.


September 1943. Cincinnati, Ohio. “Loading baggage on a Greyhound bus at the bus terminal.” Medium-format nitrate negatives by Esther Bubley in burst mode for the Office of War Information.