Shorpy April 03, 2017

Washington, D.C., circa 1923. “Union Station.” You’ll come for the trains but stay for the sculpture. National Photo Company glass negative.


June 1923. Washington, D.C. “Aloha Band at Bureau of Engraving and Printing.” Welcoming the Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine (AAONMS) during the Shriners convention, with a portrait of President Warren Harding, noted Mason (who would be dead by August), over the entrance. National Photo Company Collection glass negative.


June 1943. “Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Miss Natalie O’Donald, service station attendant at an Atlantic Refining Company garage.” Medium-format negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.