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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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Photo of the Day – 10/27/15 (“Italian POW Cobblers in London”, 1945)

Daily Photo — “Italian POW Cobblers in London, 1945”

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1945. “Italian POWs working in a cobbler’s shop, London POW Camp” A general scene of the cobbler’s shop at the N.144 Italian workers camp near London. These Prisoners of War are: Antoni Tolino, Pasquale Usai, Salvatore Polizzi, Giuseppe Bosco and Aldo Mora. Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer.
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Posted by on October 27, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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