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Law of the Ranger in Minneapolis: 1937

Law of the Ranger in Minneapolis: 1937

Street scene with old 1930s cars in front of the Alamo Theater. Lots of great old movie posters including Law of the Ranger, Shadow of Chinatown, and The Outer Gate. Photo taken in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Voting Rights March: 1916

Voting Rights March: 1916

Women's suffrage movement march on the Capitol at Washington, D.C., 1916. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Policemen's Parade on 5th Ave, NYC: 1900

Policemen's Parade on 5th Ave, NYC: 1900

Policemen's parade, Fifth Avenue, New York City, between 1900 and 1905. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Prune Wafers, the Modern Fruit Laxative: 1898

Prune Wafers, the Modern Fruit Laxative: 1898

Window display of Hurlebaus' Drug Store, featuring California Prune Wafers, Irving's Dyspepsia Tablets, True Blood Tonic, and a chubby little baby selling something that I can't make out. Photo taken in late 1890s by photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Step In, Have Your Head Read: 1937

Step In, Have Your Head Read: 1937

Movie theatre with posters, phrenologist & palm reader, and men's hat store, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Boat Landing at St Clair Flats: 1905

Boat Landing at St Clair Flats: 1905

Boat landing at St. Clair Flats, Michigan. Gus Trautz's Hotel in the background. Detroit Publishing Company photo, 1905. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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