Big City Life

Minneapolis Pawn Shops: 1939

Minneapolis Pawn Shops: 1939

Pawn shops and secondhand stores in Gateway District, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1939. Photo by John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Pennsylvania Railroad Ferries: 1900

Pennsylvania Railroad Ferries: 1900

Streetcars and pedestrians at Pennsylvania Railroad ferries, Market Street, Philadelphia. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. Photo taken between 1900 and 1910. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Suffrage Hikers Arrive: 1913

Suffrage Hikers Arrive: 1913

Women's suffrage hikers arriving in Washington D.C. from New York City, 1913. Busy street view with streetcars, autos and horse drawn carriage. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

End of a Career: 1906

End of a Career: 1906

Children playing on street near dead horse, New York City, between 1900 and 1906. Photo by Byron (New York, N.Y.). Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Paying Off Subway Strikers: 1916

Paying Off Subway Strikers: 1916

Paying off subway strikers, 1916. Location not included with photo, but probably New York City. Subway car at platform during strike. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Jerusalem Coffee House: early 1900s

Jerusalem Coffee House: early 1900s

Coffee house on Jerusalem street, between 1900 and 1920. American Colony (Jerusalem) Photo Department, photographer. G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: stereograph dry plate glass negative.

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