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Photo of the Day – 011/22/17 (“Bathing Hour”, 1908)

Daily Photo — “Bathing Hour, 1908”

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The Jersey Shore circa 1908. “The bathing hour, Atlantic City.” 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. 

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Posted by on November 22, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/17/17 (“At the Drive-In”, 1957)

Daily Photo — “At the Drive-In, 1957”

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April 1957. “Teenage girls in car at drive-in.” From photos for the Look magazine assignment “How American Teenagers Live.”

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Posted by on November 17, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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Art of the Day – 12/23/16 (Admiring the Baby, Giovanni Battista Torriglia)

Daily Artwork — “Admiring the Baby, Giovanni Battista Torriglia”

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n.d. — Admiring the Baby.  Oil paint on canvas. Romanticism style. Giovanni Battista Torriglia (1858-1937), Private Collection.
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Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Daily Art

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/23/16 (“American Dreams”, 1942)

Daily Photo — “American Dreams, 1942”

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I always associate train sets with Christmas, and even though this photo was taken nowhere near the holiday season, I decided to use if for just that reason.  There is something fun about this bedroom that makes me want to go check it out more!

June 1942. “Greenbelt, Maryland. Child’s bedroom in which a 13-year-old boy has rigged up model trains and a chemical laboratory.” Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. 

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Posted by on December 23, 2016 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/16/16 (“Wide Load”, 1959)

Daily Photo — “Wide Load, 1959”

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Somehow, I think that by today’s safety standards this arrangement wouldn’t go over too well.  Thank goodness for double, triple, and quad strollers!

Aug. 21, 1959, somewhere in New Zealand. “Two women with four small children in a pushchair on a city street, probably Wellington.” Evening Post newspaper photograph collection, Alexander Turnbull Library. 

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Posted by on December 16, 2016 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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Photo of the Day – 11/16/15 (“Food Truck”, 1919)

Daily Photo — “Food Truck, 1919”

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Washington, D.C., in 1919. “Street lunch vendor.” A Model T sandwich-vending machine. Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

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Posted by on November 16, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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