Advertising & Stores

Alabama Feed Store: 1936

Alabama Feed Store: 1936

C.J. Fite Alabama feed store selling Jazz Feeds, Coca-Cola and Dr. Pepper. Great old advertising and storefront photo taken in 1936 by photographer Walker Evans. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Royal Club wine and beer hall with Coca-Cola advertising sign, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, bookseller, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old bookstore photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Tiger Cycle Works: 1909

Tiger Cycle Works: 1909

Tiger Cycle Works Co., 700 block of Eighth Avenue in New York City, selling Curtiss Motorcycles and Racycle bicycles, probably 1909 or 1910. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Loving the WWII Price Controls: 1942

Loving the WWII Price Controls: 1942

Pretty girl examining price tag on a coat. From the description with the 1940s WW2 era photo: "As a war measure, price ceilings have been placed on nearly everything Americans eat, wear, and use. Clothing and furniture are among many articles controlled by the OPA (Office of Price Administration) order." Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Ann Rosener for the U.S. Office of Emergency Management.

Horn the Tailor: 1920

Horn the Tailor: 1920

Men on the street holding bolts of fabric in front of Horn the Tailor, Washington, D.C., 1920. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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