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Creole Girls in Louisiana: 1935

Creole Girls in Louisiana: 1935

Three Creole girls, one playing guitar, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Ellis Island Arrival: early 1900s

Ellis Island Arrival: early 1900s

Immigrants unloading from boats at Ellis Island, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Irish Civil War General: 1865

Irish Civil War General: 1865

General Robert Nugent, Irish-born American U.S. Army officer who served with the Irish Brigade's 69th New York Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War.  Photo taken between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative.

Dutch Family at Ellis Island: 1910s

Dutch Family at Ellis Island: 1910s

Dutch immigrant family waiting after arrival at Ellis Island, early 1900s. Nice snapshot of the fashions worn by women and children of the time. Bain News Service. LOC original medium: glass negative.

NYC Meat Riot: 1910

NYC Meat Riot: 1910

Crowd gathered in front of butcher shop during meat riot, New York City, 1910. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Waiting at Ellis Island: early 1900s

Waiting at Ellis Island: early 1900s

Group of immigrant families waiting at Ellis Island. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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