Advertising & Stores

Shulman's Market: 1941

Shulman's Market: 1941

Shulman's Market at the southeast corner of N Street and Union Street S.W., Washington, D.C., with a 1931 Chevrolet car parked in front. Photo taken between 1941 and 1942, Louise Rosskam, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

Illinois Central Railroad freight cars in South Water Street freight terminal, Chicago, Illinois. Pabst Blue Ribbon neon sign lights up the night. 1943 photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Feed & Seed: 1942

Feed & Seed: 1942

Grand Grocery Co., farmers seed store. Seed and grocery store, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1942. John Vachon, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Berlin Fashion: early 1900s

Berlin Fashion: early 1900s

Clothing store interior, Berlin, Germany, between 1895 and 1910. Photo jacket says "Made especially for the National Cash Register Company". Detroit Publishing Co., publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Maynardville, Tennessee: 1935

Maynardville, Tennessee: 1935

Maynardville, Tennessee, 1935. Nice small town view with cars, Coca-Cola signs (ubiquitous in these old small town views), and a coffin and casket store. Ben Shahn, photographer for United States Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

The Bowery: 1900

The Bowery: 1900

Elevated train at The Bowery, New York City, 1900. Click on View Detailed Image to see the amazing detail. Nice view with horse-drawn wagons, stores, advertising signs, and pedestrians. Detroit Publishing Co., publisher. LOC original medium: photomechanical print.

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