Advertising & Stores

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Cowgirl and cowboy on horseback in front of beer parlor, Birney, Montana. Nice view with Pabst, Budweiser and Camel advertising signs. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Jewish Market: 1890s

Jewish Market: 1890s

Jewish market on the East Side, New York City, between 1890 and 1901. A cropped, closer view of a photo published earlier on Jiggsy. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

We Pay $5.00 to $35.00 for Chippendale: 1938

We Pay $5.00 to $35.00 for Chippendale: 1938

Man writing a message on the window of a secondhand furniture store, Springfield, Ohio. "We don't buy plaster paris mirors and try to sell them for hand carved. We pay from $5.00 to $35.00 for Chippendale." Photo taken in the summer of 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Oliver Farm Equipment: 1939

Oliver Farm Equipment: 1939

Farmer looking at new plows in Enterprise, Alabama. The farm equipment store carried Oliver Farm Equipment and Vulcan Plows.

Racycles, Motorcycles & Chop Suey: early 1900s

Racycles, Motorcycles & Chop Suey: early 1900s

Great old photo of Tiger Cycle Works Co., which sold Racycles (bicycles), Curtiss Motorcycles, and phonographs, and Sun Leung Chinese restaurant, advertising chop suey. No date with the photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Corsets, Furs, Shirts, Dresses & Hats: early 1900s

Busy Union Square scene showing signs for political movements for and against Tammany Hall (Acorn Musee and Committee of 100), pianos, an art parlor, corsets, furs, dresses, shirts, and hats.

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