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Palm Beach Alligator Pit: 1904

Palm Beach Alligator Pit: 1904

Man identified as Alligator Joe in a pit with alligators, with observers peeking over the fence to get a close look, Palm Beach, Florida. Click on 'View Detailed Image" to take a closer look. Note the pistol on Joe's hip. 1904 photo by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch dry plate glass negative.

Society Circus, Long Branch, NJ: 1909

Society Circus, Long Branch, NJ: 1909

Side show concessions at the Society Circus, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1909. Circus posters and carnival barkers drumming up business. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Old Sawmill Tractor: 1935

Old Sawmill Tractor: 1935

Sawmill workers and old tractor with spiked wheels, Irwinville Farms, Georgia. Photo taken by FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein between 1935 and 1942. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Butte Board of Trade: 1939

Butte Board of Trade: 1939

Bar, cafe and gambling house, Butte, Montana. Photo taken in the summer of 1939 by FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Giant Fir Tree Ready to Fall: 1902

Giant Fir Tree Ready to Fall: 1902

Lumberjacks with axes and huge saw in front of a partially cut Giant Fir tree, 1902. Great old lumber industry photo taken by T.M. Kelso of Reynolds, Washington. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Ice Harvesting: 1903

Ice Harvesting: 1903

Men sawing blocks of ice during harvesting, 1903. Location not identified with photo. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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