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Photo of the Day – 5/6/14 (“Tenting Family”, 1936)

Daily Photo — “Tenting Family, 1936”

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July 1936. “Family of migratory fruit workers. Yakima, Washington.” Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.

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Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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10 Coolest International Borders — Infographic

10 Coolest International Borders

International borders can be quite interesting.  Some are defined by natural formations like rivers and mountain ranges, while others have been set by latitude or longitude.  This variety makes some of these borders rather unique and today’s infographic highlights ten of these.  No matter where you go and how you cross though, make sure you have all your identification handy. [VIA]

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Posted by on May 6, 2014 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/30/14 (“Business Attire”, 1903)

Daily Photo — “Business Attire, 1903”

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November 12, 1903. “General office, Leland & Faulconer Manufacturing Co., Detroit.” At left: Henry Leland, founder of both the Cadillac and Lincoln motor car brands. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Photographic Co..

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Posted by on April 30, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/10/14 (“Reuse and Recycle”, 1929)

Daily Photo — “Reuse and Recycle, 1929”

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Washington, D.C., circa 1929. “Utilization of confiscated bootleg paraphernalia.” Showing how confiscated bootlegging materials were instead used for canning.  Re-purposing isn’t a new concept!

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Posted by on April 10, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/9/14 (“Quiet Dice Game”, c1901)

Daily Photo — “Quiet Dice Game, c1901”

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c1901.  A pair of shoeshine boys play a quick game of dice on the steps in an unknown city at the dawn of the 20th century.

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Posted by on April 9, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 4/1/14 (“Sickly Newsie”, 1910)

Daily Photo — “Sickly Newsie, 1910”

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June 1910. Philadelphia, Pa. “Michael McNelis, 8 years old, a newsboy. This boy has just recovered from his second attack of pneumonia. Was found selling papers in a big rainstorm today.” Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine.

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Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 3/28/14 (“The Duke’s Baseball Game”, 1955)

Daily Photo — “The Duke’s Baseball Game, 1955”

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April 1955. “Duke Ellington and band members playing baseball in front of their segregated motel while touring in Florida.” From photos by Charlotte Brooksfor the Look magazine assignment “A Living Legend Swings On.”.

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Posted by on March 28, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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