Advertising & Stores

Clam Seller in Mulberry Bend: 1900

Clam Seller in Mulberry Bend: 1900

Clam seller in Mulberry Bend, New York City, 1900. Mulberry Bend is a narrow bend in Mulberry Street. Nice street view with customers, boys and a drugstore (farmacia). Photo by Byron, New York City. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Quebec Pawnshop: 1937

Quebec Pawnshop: 1937

Secondhand store / pawnshop with horse-drawn milk wagon out front, Québec, Canada. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main street of Kelliher, Minnesota, once a booming lumber town. Nice view with store signs and cars. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Hector's Palace of Sweets: 1937

Hector's Palace of Sweets: 1937

Hector's Palace of Sweets - cafe sign, Crosby, North Dakota. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

True Confessions: 1937

True Confessions: 1937

African American kids at news / food stand, Washington, D.C., 1937. Photo by John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Cleveland Advertising Motorcycle: 1921

Cleveland Advertising Motorcycle: 1921

Vintage Cleveland motorcycle with sidecar carrying advertising can for Klim Powdered Milk by The Merrell-Soule Company. Photo taken between 1921 and 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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