American Views

Sunbonnet Sensation: 1936

Sunbonnet Sensation: 1936

Sunbonnet lady living the rural life in the midwest, 1936. No location or photographer information with the photo but others in the collection were taken in Missouri and Arkansas by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

White Bear Wading: 1905

White Bear Wading: 1905

Women and children in Victorian fashion wading in the water at Wildwood Amusement Park, White Bear Lake, Mahtomedi, Minnesota near St. Paul. Nice old photo taken in 1905 showing the water slide in the background. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Royal Club wine and beer hall with Coca-Cola advertising sign, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Should Have Stayed Home: 1940

Should Have Stayed Home: 1940

Wrecked car and tow truck on snow-covered Highway U.S. 50, Ross County, Ohio. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Toboggan Trip: 1936

Toboggan Trip: 1936

Toboggan rider and kids on skis, Lancaster, New Hampshire. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Ore for Industry: 1907

Ore for Industry: 1907

Great old Lake Erie shipping industry photo of freighter E.A.S. Clarke of the Interlake Steamship Co. at a pier in Cleveland, Ohio. The Clarke was built in 1907 in Superior, Wisconsin by the Superior Ship Building Company. It is being unloaded at the Pennsylvania Railroad ore docks using a Hulett automatic ore unloader. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano.

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