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Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Relocation Center mechanic Henry Hanawa working on an old tractor while driver Benji Iguchi looks on. Nice old pickup truck in the background. WW2 photo taken in 1943 by photographer Ansel Adams. LOC original medium: 4 x 5 inch safety film negative.

Pint-Sized Pantaloons: 1905

Pint-Sized Pantaloons: 1905

Vintage photo of children golfing at Mount Pleasant golf links, Bretton Woods, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. The young boy is driving from the ninth tee of the course. Detroit Publishing Company photograph taken between 1900 and 1905. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Grapefruit Transport: 1937

Grapefruit Transport: 1937

Man loading an old truck with grapefruit unfit for packing, Fort Pierce, Florida. The grapefruit was sold to local merchants. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Byromville Train Station: 1938

Byromville Train Station: 1938

Men and 1930s car at railroad station, Byromville, Georgia. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Fending Off Tuberculosis: 1920

Fending Off Tuberculosis: 1920

Hodge Open Air School, Cleveland, Ohio, between 1900 and 1920. The open air school concept was created to treat children with pre-tuberculosis symptoms. In this photo, the children are either in bed, wearing leg braces, or using crutches.

Bringing Home the Venison: 1903

Bringing Home the Venison: 1903

Hunters with a deer in their canoe. Paul Smith's Hotel, Adirondack Mountains is in the background, 1903. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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