Shorpy November 11, 2016

Veteran’s Day

 

1918. Washington, D.C. "Walter Reed Hospital scenes." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

1918. Washington, D.C. “Walter Reed Hospital scenes.” Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

June 27, 1929. "President and Mrs. Hoover greeting their guests at White House reception for veterans." National Photo Company glass negative. "Notice no color barriers!"

June 27, 1929. “President and Mrs. Hoover greeting their guests at White House reception for veterans.” National Photo Company glass negative.
“Notice no color barriers!”

 

 

 

Indianapolis circa 1904. "Columbia Club on Monument Circle." Built out to the lot line. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

Indianapolis circa 1904. “Columbia Club on Monument Circle.” Built out to the lot line. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.

 

October 12, 1953. "Becton Dickinson & Co., East Rutherford, New Jersey. Interior from entrance to rear reception room. Fellheimer & Wagner, architect." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

October 12, 1953. “Becton Dickinson & Co., East Rutherford, New Jersey. Interior from entrance to rear reception room. Fellheimer & Wagner, architect.” Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

 

My brother's Marin Catholic High School classmates all decked out for their 1955 Senior Prom. He took this Ektachrome slide in the Larkspur, California, home of the second girl from the right. 1950s accouterments include a table model TV set, spectacular lamp shade and those interesting light bulbs, a variety we also had in our own home a couple blocks away.

My brother’s Marin Catholic High School classmates all decked out for their 1955 Senior Prom. He took this Ektachrome slide in the Larkspur, California, home of the second girl from the right. 1950s accouterments include a table model TV set, spectacular lamp shade and those interesting light bulbs, a variety we also had in our own home a couple blocks away.

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