American Views

Sunbonnet Ladies on Wash Day: 1936

Sunbonnet Ladies on Wash Day: 1936

Women washing clothes in tub near garage with antique car and wagon, Crabtree Recreational Project, near Raleigh, North Carolina. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. 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.

Far Rockaway From the Inlet: 1904

Far Rockaway From the Inlet: 1904

Far Rockaway, Long Island, New York from the inlet, 1904. Nice old photo with bowling alley sign, pedestrian bridge and women in early 1900s fashion. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Mummers Parade, New Year's Day: 1909

Mummers Parade, New Year's Day: 1909

Mummers Parade on Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Year's Day, 1909. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Future Farmer: 1940

Future Farmer: 1940

Young boy and calf on the farm at Granger Homesteads, Iowa. His father is a miner. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35mm nitrate negative.

F Street, N.W., Washington D.C.: 1915

F Street, N.W., Washington D.C.: 1915

F Street, N.W., Washington D.C., 1915. Busy street scene with pedestrians, advertising and an antique car. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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