Shorpy March 25, 2017

February 1917, New York. “Frieda Hempel.” The German soprano and Metropolitan Opera star. 4×6 glass negative, Bain News Service.


Washington, D.C., circa 1921. “Garfield Hospital.” Where Mother and Baby are doing fine. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.


January 1943. “Freight train operations on the Chicago and North Western Railroad between Chicago and Clinton, Iowa.” Somewhere in Illinois between Cortland and Malta, en route to Clinton. Medium-format nitrate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.


May 1943. “Galveston, Texas. Newspaper delivery boys.” Medium format nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information.