Art & Design

Woodie in the Woods: 1936

Woodie in the Woods: 1936

Nice old Woodie automobile ca. 1936. Photographer, location and date of photo unknown at LOC but it was in a collection of photos taken at the Greenbelt, Maryland construction project by Resettlement Administration photographer Carl Mydans in 1936. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Creating a Masterpiece: 1923

Creating a Masterpiece: 1923

Sculptor Joseph Anthony Atchison working on a sculpture of a nude woman, 1923. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Lawrence, Kansas Theater and Bus Depot: 1938

Lawrence, Kansas Theater and Bus Depot: 1938

Southern California architecture in Lawrence, Kansas. Movie theater, bus depot and vehicle with Baker University lettering. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

Illustrator and artist James Montgomery Flagg, best remembered for his propaganda posters, having a moment with a mannequin. He created the famous World War 1 recruitment poster "I Want YOU for U.S. Army" which showed Uncle Sam pointing at the viewer. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken in 1913. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Official Boy Scout Poster: 1937

Official Boy Scout Poster: 1937

Dr. James E. West, Chief Scout Executive of the Boy Scouts (left) and Representative Sol Bloom of New York with the Official Boy Scout poster which was painted and donated to the Boy Scout Jamboree by Howard Chandler Christy, 1937. The poster was distributed all over the world for the Boy Scout Jamboree which was held in Washington with 30,000 Boy Scouts in attendance.

Buffalo Hunt Sculpture: early 1900s

Buffalo Hunt Sculpture: early 1900s

Sculptor Henry K. Bush-Brown with sculpture of Indian buffalo hunt behind him. Photo taken between 1905 and 1945. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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