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Helping Homeless Babies of Israel: 1920s

Helping Homeless Babies of Israel: 1920s

American bandleader and orchestral director Paul Whiteman with bus in New York City. Sign on bus reads: "Wall Street Division...Helping homeless babies of Israel orphan asylum..." Whiteman was the leader of the most popular dance bands in the United States during the 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Take Me With You!: 1920s

Take Me With You!: 1920s

Amelita Galli-Curci, Italian operatic soprano, with a dog (possibly a Jack Russell Terrier) and nice old convertible car. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with photo but probably 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

African American Accordion Player: 1941

African American Accordion Player: 1941

Cicero Ward, African American FSA (Farm Security Administration) client, at home playing accordion. Nice photo of home interior in the 1940s. Greene County, Georgia. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Checking Under the Hood: 1939

Checking Under the Hood: 1939

Farmer and wife examining phonograph at estate auction near Tenstrike, Minnesota. Old cars in the background. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Congressional worries and party lines were forgotten today as members of Congress and other high government officials frolicked at the annual Alfalfa Club outing on the estate of Joseph E. Himes, Frederick, Maryland, 1938.

A Page Turner: early 1900s

A Page Turner: early 1900s

Bearded man playing violin and little girl turning pages of music. Photo taken ca. 1900-1910. Photoprint by Fitz W. Guerin. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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