Entertainment

Cool Comfort: 1940

Cool Comfort: 1940

Movie theatre ticket booth, Chicago, Illinois. Polar bear and signs for Cool Comfort promoting the newly air conditioned theater. Jack Benny poster on the wall. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Street musicians with guitars and old car, Maynardville, Tennessee. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Cowboy at the White House: 1925

Cowboy at the White House: 1925

Western cowboy movie star Tom Mix at the White House with men in wheelchairs, likely disabled World War One veterans, 1925. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Wanda in a Wild Hat: early 1900s

Wanda in a Wild Hat: early 1900s

Wanda Hawley, silent screen film star, wearing wild feather hat. Early 1900s women's fashion & entertainment photo published by Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cat Fight: early 1900s

Cat Fight: early 1900s

Women who were members of a French theater company, identified on photo as Mme. Revyl & Jane Lory, wrestling in bathing suits. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Iron River Fiddle Family: 1937

Iron River Fiddle Family: 1937

Lon Allen and his son playing their fiddles to the tune of "The Arkansas Traveler." The fiddle played by the son was made by him. Banjo and another fiddle hanging on the wall. Near Iron River, Michigan. Great Depression era photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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