Bars & Restaurants

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar, 1940. A cross roads store, bar, juke joint, and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, Louisiana. Lots of great advertising signs including beer, whiskey and soda pop. Marion Post Wolcott, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Window Shopping: 1940s

Window Shopping: 1940s

Military women looking in the window of Rumpelmayer's Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor at St. Moritz On-the-Park, New York City. World War Two era photo taken between 1940 and 1946. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cascade, Idaho: 1941

Cascade, Idaho: 1941

Main street of Cascade, Idaho. Nice view with old cars, stores and advertising signs. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Sloppy Joe's Bar, Key West: 1938

Sloppy Joe's Bar, Key West: 1938

Sloppy Joe's Bar, Key West, Florida, 1938. Arthur Rothstein, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Boscobel or Soldiers Grove?: 1939

Boscobel or Soldiers Grove?: 1939

Photo caption says Boscobel, Wisconsin, 1939, but we have had a comment from a former resident of Boscobel that this is in fact Soldiers Grove. Nice view with cars, a Hires Root Beer truck and lots of advertising signs. John Vachon, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Party Girl: 1902

Party Girl: 1902

Young woman holding cigarette and drinking glass. Perhaps a distant relative of the girls in the news lately. 1902 photo by Fitz W. Guerin. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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