Shorpy April 11, 2017

“St. Paul Building, New York, 1901.” One of the first structures to be called a skyscraper, the 26-story St. Paul was completed in 1898 and demolished 60 years later. Its neighbor to the left, the 28-floor Park Row Building, completed in 1899, still stands. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.


August 1939. “Josephine County, Oregon, near Grants Pass. A row of shelters like this for hop pickers’ families.” Medium format negative by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.


August 1939. “Washington, Yakima Valley, near Wapato. Carrying peppers from garden. One of eight Schrock children, Farm Security Administration client family in tenant purchase program.” Photo by Dorothea Lange.