Big City Life

Shulman's Market: 1941

Shulman's Market: 1941

Shulman's Market at the southeast corner of N Street and Union Street S.W., Washington, D.C., with a 1931 Chevrolet car parked in front. Photo taken between 1941 and 1942, Louise Rosskam, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Flagler Street, Miami: 1926

Flagler Street, Miami: 1926

Miami, Florida looking down Flagler Street, 1926. Nice old photo with hotels and cars. LOC original medium: stereograph photographic print.

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

PBR Lights The Way: 1943

Illinois Central Railroad freight cars in South Water Street freight terminal, Chicago, Illinois. Pabst Blue Ribbon neon sign lights up the night. 1943 photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Job Security: 1924

Job Security: 1924

Man driving a Ford C Tractor on a snowy Washington D.C. street, 1924. Look like he might be plowing snow. If so, that is a very small plow attachment. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

The Bowery: 1900

The Bowery: 1900

Elevated train at The Bowery, New York City, 1900. Click on View Detailed Image to see the amazing detail. Nice view with horse-drawn wagons, stores, advertising signs, and pedestrians. Detroit Publishing Co., publisher. LOC original medium: photomechanical print.

Coney Island Mardi Gras: 1910

Coney Island Mardi Gras: 1910

Mardi Gras at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York City. Photo taken between 1910 and 1915. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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