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Christmas Tree Market: 1895

Christmas Tree Market: 1895

Christmas tree market, New York City. Photo taken between 1885 and 1895. Published in 1903 by Detroit Publishing Company. Barclay Street Station, New York Central & Hudson Railroad signs in background. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Mardi Gras: 1900

Mardi Gras: 1900

Mardi Gras procession on Canal Street, New Orleans. 1900 photo by Detroit Publishing. Lots of streetcars and people next to the parade. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate. Click on 'View Detailed Image' to see the amazing detail in the Detroit Publishing photo.

Sixth Avenue Sign Man: 1937

Sixth Avenue Sign Man: 1937

Sign man, Sixth Avenue, New York City. 1937 photo by Arthur Rothstein. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Mott Street, New York, NY: 1900

Mott Street, New York, NY: 1900

Mott St., New York City. Great old street scene in an ethnic neighborhood. Detroit Publishing Co., 1900. Love the amazing detail in these old Detroit Publishing photos. Click on 'View Detailed Image' to see the image magnified about 10x. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

NY Streetcar

NY Streetcar

Chambers Street, New York City street car. No date recorded. Published by Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Shaker Heights Rapid Transit: 1927

Shaker Heights Rapid Transit: 1927

Shaker Rapid Transit Tracks on Cleveland city streets, East Side, prior to opening of sub-grade tracks into Terminal Tower project, 1927. Photo showing street cars, automobiles, trucks and construction equipment. The Shaker Heights Rapid Transit is the oldest segment of the larger regional transportation system.

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