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Photo of the Day – 03/06/17 (“Pearl Refused”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “Pearl Refused, 1943”

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January 1943. Washington, D.C. “Pearl Ginsburg refused to have her boardinghouse rent raised.” Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. 

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Posted by on March 6, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/12/16 (“Girls in a Boardinghouse”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “Girls in a Boardinghouse, 1943”

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Such a wonderful snapshot and look at a candid life moment of two girls living in a Washington D.C. boardinghouse in the middle of World War II.  Checking out all the small details will definitely keep you busy for a while!

January 1943. Washington, D.C. “Girl in the doorway of her room at a boarding­house.” With photographer Esther Bubley (or sister Enid) front and center. Medium format negative for the Office of War Information. 

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Posted by on December 12, 2016 in Daily Photo

 

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