Circa 1897. “U.S.S. Brooklyn apprentice boys.” Just remember, sailors: Bronx up, Battery down. 8×10 inch glass negative by Edward H. Hart.
August 1939. “Washington, Yakima Valley, near Wapato. One tenant purchase program (Farm Security Administration) client, Jacob N. Schrock. This family with eight children had lived for 25 years on a rocky, rented farm in this valley. They now own 48 acres of good land, this good house, price $6,770. They raise hay, grain, dairy and hogs. Mrs. Schrock says, ‘Quite a lot of difference between that old rock pile, and around here’.” Photo by Dorothea Lange.
Columbus, Georgia, circa 1948. “Housing — ‘A.C.’ chicken house dwelling.” Some of the tots last seen here (below), waiting for a rope and a tree to come along. 4×5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive.
Columbus, Georgia, circa 1948. “Housing — ‘A.C.’ chicken house dwelling.” These youngsters may be poor, but they seem to be comics-literate. 4×5 inch acetate negative from the Shorpy News Photo Archive.