Big City Life

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, bookseller, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old bookstore photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Québec Cartage and Transport: 1937

Québec Cartage and Transport: 1937

Québec Cartage and Transport bus picking up school children, Québec, Canada. Photo taken in September, 1937 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Tiger Cycle Works: 1909

Tiger Cycle Works: 1909

Tiger Cycle Works Co., 700 block of Eighth Avenue in New York City, selling Curtiss Motorcycles and Racycle bicycles, probably 1909 or 1910. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Horn the Tailor: 1920

Horn the Tailor: 1920

Men on the street holding bolts of fabric in front of Horn the Tailor, Washington, D.C., 1920. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn: 1909

Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn: 1909

Manhattan Bridge under construction, as seen from Brooklyn, 1909. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Selling the News: 1943

Selling the News: 1943

African American newsboy, Harlem, New York City, 1943. Photo taken by photographer Gordon Parks. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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