Shorpy February 25, 2017

San Francisco circa 1920. “Moon auto.” Its virtues being demonstrated in front of the building also seen here and here. Latest heavenly body in the Shorpy Orrery of Automotive Astronomy. 5×7 glass negative by Chris Helin.


June 25, 1921. Washington, D.C. “Bathing beach costume contest.” The ladies last glimpsed here, an array of lesser lights orbiting the transcendently beautiful Iola Swinnerton, second from left with the Krazy Kat doll.


Washington, D.C. November 24, 1924. “Bonus Bureau — Personnel Records Division.” Something to do with calculating benefits for World War I veterans. 8×10 inch glass negative. Detroit Publishing Company.