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Sunbonnet Sensation: 1936

Sunbonnet Sensation: 1936

Sunbonnet lady living the rural life in the midwest, 1936. No location or photographer information with the photo but others in the collection were taken in Missouri and Arkansas by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Woman WW2 Worker: 1943

Woman WW2 Worker: 1943

A former stage orchestra musician working on a gun lathe for Vilter Manufacturing Company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, checks an M7 gun in progress. The factory made M5 and M7 guns for the U.S. Army during World War Two. The woman had two brothers and a husband in the service at the time of the photograph. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection.

White Bear Wading: 1905

White Bear Wading: 1905

Women and children in Victorian fashion wading in the water at Wildwood Amusement Park, White Bear Lake, Mahtomedi, Minnesota near St. Paul. Nice old photo taken in 1905 showing the water slide in the background. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Singing for Her Adopted Country: 1910s

Singing for Her Adopted Country: 1910s

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, an Austrian, later American, operatic contralto singer. The photo shows her performing, probably in New York City, as she toured the U.S. raising money for the war effort during World War One. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Frances With Her Friend: 1950

Frances With Her Friend: 1950

Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston, holding a very large camera, 1950. LOC original medium: gelatin silver photographic print.

More Women's Golf Fashion: 1922

More Women's Golf Fashion: 1922

Woman golfing, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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