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Flandreau Indian School Choir: early 1900s

Flandreau Indian School Choir: early 1900s

Young men and women in the choir at the Flandreau Indian School, Flandreau, South Dakota. Photo taken between 1909 and 1932. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Coin Toss at the Fair: 1936

Coin Toss at the Fair: 1936

Coin toss game at the Fair, Morrisville, Vermont. Photo taken in August 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. Depression era photograph provided by LOC. Original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Hot Juggler: 1902

Hot Juggler: 1902

Circus juggler J.T. Doyle ready to juggle burning clubs, 1902. Photo copyright by J.E. Pasonault, Cando, North Dakota. Interesting shorts. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Society Circus, Long Branch, NJ: 1909

Society Circus, Long Branch, NJ: 1909

Side show concessions at the Society Circus, Long Branch, New Jersey, 1909. Circus posters and carnival barkers drumming up business. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Sweet Sailor Music: 1940s

Sweet Sailor Music: 1940s

Sailors entertaining themselves playing music on a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier during World War Two. Office of War Information photo taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: b&w film negative.

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

Irish Tenor John McCormack: 1910s

John McCormack (1884-1945), world-famous Irish tenor, singing to soldiers and sailors on the deck of the U.S.S. Surf. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo not dated. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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