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Woman Sharpshooter: 1925

Woman Sharpshooter: 1925

Girl from Maryland, identified as Mary Harbaugh, shooting a rifle. Notice the medals on her uniform. Apparently Mary was a champion sharpshooter. Description with photo says "V. of Md.". Not sure what that means. Perhaps should be "U. of Md.". Photo taken in 1925. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Building WW2 Bombers: 1942

Building WW2 Bombers: 1942

Woman running a riveting machine at the Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California during WWII. She is joining sections of wing ribs to reinforce the inner wing assemblies of B-17F heavy bombers. Better known as the Flying Fortress, the B-17F bomber was a later model of the B-17, which distinguished itself in action in the south Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere.

Railroad Signal Glass Test: 1937

Railroad Signal Glass Test: 1937

Mrs. Geraldine W. Haupt, Color Expert of the National Bureau of Standards, testing a railroad signal glass to determine if the color value is true and to see that it conforms to specifications. Harris & Ewing, photographer, 1937. LOC original medium: 4 x 5 inch glass negative.

What Are You Lookin' At? 1912

What Are You Lookin' At? 1912

Wife of Senator William E. Borah, Idaho, in antique car, 1912. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass 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.

Patriotic 4th of July on the Ellipse: 1919

Patriotic 4th of July on the Ellipse: 1919

Tableaux on the Ellipse, Washington, D.C.. Miss Columbia on the 4th of July, 1919. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Old patriotic photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

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