Advertising & Stores

Hat Renovating: 1921

Hat Renovating: 1921

Grand Palace - shoe shining, hat renovating, cleaning, dyeing, pressing parlor at 719 1/2 14th St., Washington, D.C.. Nice advertising sign picture. Photo taken between 1921 and 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Benton Harbor Filling Station: 1940s

Benton Harbor Filling Station: 1940s

Gas station with old cars and pickup truck, and advertising for cola, cigarettes, tires, Detrola and Supertone radios, and gasoline, Benton Harbor, Michigan. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas: 1935

Downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas: 1935

Street view in Fayetteville, Arkansas with old cars, trucks (R.W. Coln Dairy truck) and stores. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Beer Billboard: 1940

Beer Billboard: 1940

Beer advertising billboard sign painter, Vincennes, Indiana. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Peoples Drug Store No. 12: 1921

Peoples Drug Store No. 12: 1921

Peoples Drug Store, corner of North Capitol Street & H Street, Washington, D.C., between 1921 and 1922. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Restaurant advertising sign for glorified hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska. Probably Hap's but haven't been able to verify that. Perhaps someone can let us know. Photo by John Vachon, 1938. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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