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Louisiana for Long: 1935

Louisiana for Long: 1935

Man in Amite City, Louisiana holding what appears to be a political poster for the (Huey) Long - (Oscar K.) Allen ticket for Governor...(can't see the bottom half). Great picture with old trucks and cars in the background. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U. S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Women's suffrage picket demonstrating for freedom for Alice Paul, 1917. "To ask freedom for women is not a crime. Suffrage prisoners should not be treated as criminals." Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Small Town, Big Clock: 1938

Small Town, Big Clock: 1938

Optician advertising on big street level clock at Main and Court Streets, Circleville, Ohio. Old cars and 1930s fashion. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Pocahontas County Student: 1921

Pocahontas County Student: 1921

A male student at the Caesar Mt. School, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. Photo taken in 1921 by photographer Lewis Wickes Hine. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Cleaning 12" Gun at Fort Hamilton: 1908

Cleaning 12" Gun at Fort Hamilton: 1908

Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York City. U.S. Army soldiers cleaning 12" gun, June, 1908. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cleveland Ball Boys: 1922

Cleveland Ball Boys: 1922

Boys, probably ball boys, wearing Cleveland baseball uniforms, July, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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