Shorpy May 02, 2017

Circa 1905. “Children’s Day May pole dance, Central Park, New York.” 8×6 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

1919. “Paige touring car at San Francisco Golf Club.” Our second look at the “driving” range. 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.

One of our first posts 10 years ago, enlarged and re-restored.
April 1943. “Illinois Central R.R. freight cars in South Water Street terminal, Chicago.” Judging by the clock, this was a five-minute time exposure. Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

Chicagoland circa 1956. “Peanut man at Havva Hosiery Mills.” Piloting (pedaling?) a one-cylinder King Midget. 4×5 inch acetate negative.

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