Shorpy March 23, 2017

Atlantic City circa 1905. “The Shelburne, Michigan Avenue at Boardwalk.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.


San Francisco, 1928. “Col. M. Franklin with Franklin Airman sedan.” Despite such eponymous endorsements, by 1934 the air-cooled Franklin had run out of gas. 5×7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin.



“1947 trailer show at Gilmore Field, Los Angeles.” The Gypsy life, mid-century style. 4×5 negative by Watson from the News Photo Archive.