Fashion

Seaside Pet Tricks: 1913

Seaside Pet Tricks: 1913

1913 studio photo of young woman in vintage swimsuit with little white dog on a faux beach. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Fabulous Flapper: 1920s

Fabulous Flapper: 1920s

Vintage fashion photo of American actress Betty Compson, wearing a sexy 1920s flapper dress, making a grand entrance. No date with photo, but she was born in 1897, so probably 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Bowler Hats at the Bear Pits: 1900

Bowler Hats at the Bear Pits: 1900

Men, women, and children out to visit the bears at a zoo in Memphis, Tennessee, between 1900 and 1920. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Unsafe Lab Practice #291: 1923

Unsafe Lab Practice #291: 1923

Woman scientist in a laboratory with lots of glassware. She's standing on top of a step ladder, a no-no by current safety standards. Photo taken between 1909 and 1923. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Granny Lines Up A Putt: 1915

Granny Lines Up A Putt: 1915

Woman in long dress lining up a putt on the golf course, Hotel Champlain, Bluff Point, New York. Club house in the background. Detroit Publishing Company. Photo taken between 1900 and 1915. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Before the Crash: 1929

Before the Crash: 1929

Miss Ruth Nichols holding propellor of vintage 1920s airplane at Bolling Field. Nice old fashion and aviation photo taken in March of 1929. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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