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White Waiting Room: 1943

White Waiting Room: 1943

Mixed race group of people waiting to load buses at the Memphis bus terminal with White Waiting Room sign in the background. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Liberty Bell for Suffrage: 1916

Liberty Bell for Suffrage: 1916

Suffragettes with the Woman's Liberty Bell, also known as the Justice Bell, 1916. The bell was created in 1915 to symbolize the struggle of women to get the right to vote. It now resides in the Tower Room of the Washington Memorial National Bell Tower at the Washington Memorial Chapel in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Lunch at Arkansas Plantation: 1935

Lunch at Arkansas Plantation: 1935

Men and boys enjoying lunch under a tree at Stortz cotton plantation, Pulaski County, Arkansas. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Car Strike Hitchhikers: early 1900s

Car Strike Hitchhikers: early 1900s

Man giving some women a ride in a open air auto during a car strike. No other date with the photo but presumably a streetcar or subway strike. Garfield National Bank in the background. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

May Pole Dance at White House: 1929

May Pole Dance at White House: 1929

Girl Scouts doing May Pole Dance during Easter celebrations at the White House, 1929. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cabin John Streetcar: 1939

Cabin John Streetcar: 1939

Entrance to Glen Echo Park showing people getting off a Cabin John, Maryland streetcar. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer David Myers (David Moffat). FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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