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Pops Route 66 Restaurant: 2004

Pops Route 66 Restaurant: 2004

Giant soda pop bottle at Pops Route 66 Restaurant, Arcadia, Oklahoma. Photo taken in 2004 by photographer Carol M. Highsmith. LOC original medium: digital TIFF file. Carol M. Highsmith's America Project.

Reading to His Peeps: 1936

Reading to His Peeps: 1936

Depression era photo of farmers hanging out in front of a store in Prairie City, Missouri. Note the boxes of Kellogg's Wheat Krispies in the window. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Armpit Check: 1936

Armpit Check: 1936

Cigar store Indian and proprietor in front of newsstand, Manchester, New Hampshire. Photo taken in 1936 by U.S. Resettlement Administration photographer Carl Mydans. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Antique Farm Equipment: 1936

Antique Farm Equipment: 1936

Vintage photo of farm equipment exhibit by International Harvester, Eastern States Fair, Springfield, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

We Sell Knee Pads: 1937

We Sell Knee Pads: 1937

Shop window with big white horse and sign "We mfg. and sell cement furnishers knee pads", Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Chickens at Chaconas: 1910

Chickens at Chaconas: 1910

Chickens hanging in open air market at P.K. Chaconas & Co., Washington, D.C., between 1910 and 1921. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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