Entertainment

Champion Swinger: 1937

Champion Swinger: 1937

After 35 years of "swinging" Detective Sergeant Richard "Dick" Cox of the Washington D.C. Police Department, was crowned champion Indian Club Swinger of the World. He was awarded the honor in New York City after competing with other experts for the title left vacant by the death of Gus Hill, well known sportsman and promoter.

Human Skeletal Model: early 1900s

Human Skeletal Model: early 1900s

Property skeleton advertising Theatrical Property Room, New York City, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Rockaway Beach Card Game: 1910

Rockaway Beach Card Game: 1910

Card game on the beach, Tent City, Rockaway, N.Y., July 1910. Rockaway Beach is a neighborhood on the Rockaway Peninsula in the New York City borough of Queens. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Slimming Stripes: 1920s

Slimming Stripes: 1920s

Woman, identified as Eunice Morgan, in vintage bathing suit at Starlight Park, an amusement park on the Bronx River in the New York City borough of The Bronx, from 1918 to 1932. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Japanese Tommy: 1865

Japanese Tommy: 1865

Japanese Tommy, African American minstrel performer, aka Thomas Dilward, between 1855 and 1865. Brady-Handy Collection. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Charro Days Dance: 1942

Charro Days Dance: 1942

Charro Days fiesta in Brownsville, Texas. Dance at the El Rancho Grande. Photo taken in 1942 by FSA photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

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