Big City Life

Times Square Paint Job: 1920s

Times Square Paint Job: 1920s

Women in uniform with others, painting theater in Times Square, New York City. Old defaced World War One posters on the building. No date with the photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cotton Exchange, New Orleans: 1890s

Cotton Exchange, New Orleans: 1890s

Cotton Exchange, New Orleans between 1890 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Art Deco River Boat: 1940

Art Deco River Boat: 1940

Modernized excursion riverboat, St. Louis, Missouri. Originally designed to carry railroad cars, the steamboat was renovated in an art deco style and used as an excursion boat. 1940 photo taken by photographer John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Germany Surrenders: 1918

Germany Surrenders: 1918

Celebration on Wall Street of Germany's surrender in World War One. New York City patriotic view with American flags, cars and crowds of people. Photo by W.L. Drummond. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Convention Hall, Baltimore: 1912

Convention Hall, Baltimore: 1912

Crowd in front of Convention Hall, Baltimore, Maryland. Photo taken at the 1912 Democratic National Convention held at the Fifth Regiment Armory, Baltimore, Maryland, June 25-July 2. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008). Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ben Yahuda Street, Jerusalem: 1940s

Ben Yahuda Street, Jerusalem: 1940s

Ben Yahuda Street, Jerusalem. Nice street level view with cars, stores, pedestrians, and a sign for Jerusalem Services Club, Open to All Members of H.M. Forces. Matson Photo Service, photographer. Photo taken between 1940 and 1946. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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