Shorpy April 28, 2017

San Francisco, 1922. “Marmon Roadster.” With a few years and at least 3,000 miles on the clock. 5×7 glass negative by Christopher Helin.


This large-format Kodachrome by Louise Rosskam from 1942 first appeared on Shorpy some 20,000 posts ago, back in 2007.
1942. “Shulman’s Market at N and Union Street S.W., Washington.” View full size. 4×5 Kodachrome transparency by Louise Rosskam. Alternate view. In one of the many comments for this post, an alert FOS (Friend of Shorpy) points out the posters of Axis leaders Mussolini, Hitler and Admiral Yamamoto in the window. Along the bottom of each it says What do YOU say America?


September 1942. New York. “Second Avenue elevated railway at 14th Street in the midst of demolition.” Photo by Marjory Collins.


October 1942. Passaic, N.J. “Factory owner Stanley A. Carlson, organizer of home machine shops for defense work. Carlson greeted by his family when he returns home.” Photo by Marjory Collins, Office of War Information.