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Photo of the Day – 02/21/17 (“Tent of Flies”, 1936)

Daily Photo — “Tent of Flies, 1936”

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Before I even noticed the swarm of flies around the tent and the children, I caught sight of the old Wrigley’s Spearmint box in the lower right of the tent.

November 1936. “Children and home of migratory cotton workers. Migratory camp, southern San Joaquin Valley, California.” Medium format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. 

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Posted by on February 21, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/29/16 (“Auto Accident”, 1958)

Daily Photo — “Auto Accident, 1958”

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Was Mrs. Smith bringing in the wash when she heard the crash? Circa 1958, more vehicular mayhem in Oakland, California. 4×5 negative. 

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Posted by on November 29, 2016 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/10/15 (“Ambulance Accident”, 1957)

Daily Photo — “Ambulance Accident, 1957”

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Oakland, California, circa 1957.  An accident a 1940s Cadillac Ambulance and a Studebaker Land Cruiser. 4×5 acetate negative from the News Archive. 

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Posted by on November 10, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/20/13 (Mohave Desert Home)

Daily Photo — “Mohave Desert Home”

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Posted by on November 20, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 8/1/13 (Los Angeles, 1899)

Daily Photo — “Los Angeles, 1899”

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Circa 1899. “General view, Los Angeles.”  Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

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Posted by on August 1, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 6/19/13 (Yosemite National Park, California)

Daily Photo — “Yosemite National Park, California”

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Posted by on June 19, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 5/14/13 (Bwana Devil Audience)

Daily Photo — “Bwana Devil Audience, 1952”

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Audience at the screening of Bwana Devil, the first feature-length, color 3-D movie.  November 26, 1952 – Paramount Studio in Hollywood, California.

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Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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