Fashion

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

African American girls, in their Sunday best, waiting for Episcopal Church to end so they can see the processional, South Side of Chicago, Illinois. 1940s fashion photo taken by photographer Russell Lee in 1941. Street view with old cars in the background. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Loving Their Craft: 1902

Loving Their Craft: 1902

African American men playing guitar, 1902. Photo entitled 'True Lovers of the Muse' by photographer William Henry Jackson. An accompaning photo shows that the men were on a platform where people were waiting for a boat. Possibly taken in St Augustine or Tampa, Florida. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Regimental Ball, 1943

Regimental Ball, 1943

Young man in uniform and young woman in fancy dress dancing at a regimental ball held at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1943 by FSA photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Carpenters In Training: early 1900s

Carpenters In Training: early 1900s

Boys learning carpentry, doing cabinet work, Manual Training, New York City Public Schools, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind woman begging with cute dog wearing a sweater, Omaha, Nebraska. Street scene with nice old cars behind her. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Suffragette Speaking: 1908

Suffragette Speaking: 1908

Suffragette Trixie Friganza, born Delia O’Callaghan, speaking in support of women's suffrage in New York City, 1908. Friganza was a singer who starred in musical comedies and had her own feature act in vaudeville theater. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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