Big City Life

Toledo Produce Exchange: 1899

Toledo Produce Exchange: 1899

Produce Exchange, Toledo, Ohio, 1899. Click on View Detailed Image to see the street level detail that nearly all of the Detroit Publishing photographs show. Commodity exchange photo by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Metropolitan Theater: 1920

Metropolitan Theater: 1920

Crowd and autos in front of Metropolitan Theater, Washington, D.C., 1920 or 1921. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Just What I Need: 1923

Just What I Need: 1923

An elephant reaching for a street corner umbrella. 1923 photo from National Photo Company collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Mott Street Religious Festival: 1908

Mott Street Religious Festival: 1908

Mott Street, New York City, 1908. Decorated for Our Lady of Help festival. If you click on View Detailed Image you can see some great detail, including the wagon of Gentile Brothers, Manufacturers of Mineral Waters. Bain News Service photo. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Times Square Advertising: 1943

Times Square Advertising: 1943

Camel brand cigarette advertisement at Times Square, New York City. Busy 1943 street scene photo with buses and pedestrians by John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Street Car Strike Beggar

Street Car Strike Beggar

Car striker begging. If you click on 'View Detailed Image" you can see that his hat says "I walk. Do not patronize scab cars." Assumed to be a street car strike, but no date, location or additional data provided with the photograph. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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