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Photo of the Day – 11/4/15 (“Toot-An-Kum-In”, 1925)

Daily Photo — “Toot-An-Kum-In, 1925”

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“Texaco Co., Sullivan & Helan station.” This Amoco station at 14th and Belmont streets N.W. in Washington’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood opened in July 1925. After the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, the vogue for all things Egyptian extended even to gas stations. National Photo Company glass negative.

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Posted by on November 4, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 10/26/15 (“T for Two”, 1922)

Daily Photo — “T for Two, 1922”

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June 13, 1922. Washington, D.C. “Viola LaLonde and Elizabeth Van Tuyl.” Two “Jazz-Age vagabonds” posing with their Model-T Ford.  Note the old Virginia license plate and hand-crank starter! National Photo.

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Posted by on October 26, 2015 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 2/18/14 (“Snow Angels”, 1922)

Daily Photo — “Snow Angels, 1922”

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“Blizzard, January 28, 1922.” In Washington, D.C., freezing weather is no match for a sunny disposition. National Photo Company glass negative.

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Photo of the Day – 2/11/14 (“Metrotone News”, 1928)

Daily Photo — “Metrotone News”

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Washington, D.C., or vicinity circa 1928. “Photographing fire for newsreels.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

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Posted by on February 11, 2014 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 12/17/13 (“The In Crowd”, 1943)

Daily Photo — “The In Crowd, 1943”

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October 1943. Washington, D.C. “Sally Dessez talking with some friends near her locker at Woodrow Wilson High School.” Popular girls and their minion. Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information.

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Posted by on December 17, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 11/19/13 (A Boy and His Dog, 1922)

Daily Photo — “A Boy and His Dog, 1922”

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Posted by on November 19, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Photo of the Day – 8/15/13 (Marathon Dancers, 1923)

Daily Photo — “Marathon Dancers, 1923”

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“April 1923. Washington, D.C., or vicinity. “Marathon dancers.” Participants in a pop culture fad that lasted well into the 1930s; woman on the right holds a Baltimore newspaper clipping with the headline DANCERS BREAK WORLD RECORD AND DISAPPEAR. Harris & Ewing glass negative”

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Posted by on August 15, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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