Shorpy March 02, 2017

“Palace Hotel, Market Street, San Francisco.” After the devastating earthquake and fire of April 1906, the hotel was razed to make way for the “New” Palace, which opened in 1909. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.


New Hampshire circa 1906. “Shore path at Weirs, Lake Winnipesaukee.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.


Washington, D.C., 1918. “C.N. O’Dell children.” Illegally but adorably parked. 4×5 inch glass negative, National Photo Company Collection.


Washington, D.C., 1922. “Department of Agriculture. First device to accurately measure a loaf of bread in cubic centimeters has been perfected by Bureau of Agricultural Economics.” Harris & Ewing glass negative.


ashington, D.C., 1923. “Dancer” is all it says here. Do your best to ignore the critics, kid, and the ants. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.