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Women's Tennis Champions: 1913

Women's Tennis Champions: 1913

Tennis champions Clare Cassell and Mrs. Marshall McLean at the Montclair Athletic Club women's singles tournament in Montclair, N.J. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010). Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken in 1913. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Memorial Day Tribute: 1943

Memorial Day Tribute: 1943

African American women at Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Description with photo says, "Decorating a soldier's grave in one of the Negro sections on Memorial Day." Apparently even Arlington Cemetery was segregated in the 1940s. FSA / OWI photo by photographer Esther Bubley, 1943. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Tough Broad in Texas: early 1900s

Tough Broad in Texas: early 1900s

Mrs. Pat Conway, Jailer, San Angelo, Texas, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Farmerettes Sell WW1 Bonds: 1910s

Farmerettes Sell WW1 Bonds: 1910s

Women farmers in World War One bond sale parade. One sign reads "Bonds Buy Bullets and Beans. We Raise Beans. You Buy Bonds." Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ticket to Ride: early 1900s

Ticket to Ride: early 1900s

French aviation pioneer and aircraft builder Henri Farman and his wife on biplane, early 1900s. Bain News Service, publisher. No date on caption card. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in glass negative.

The Shoo-fly at Madame Boyles: 1900

The Shoo-fly at Madame Boyles: 1900

The Shoo-fly at Madame Boyle's, Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Presumably a place to get away from flies. Nice early 1900s photo with folks in a tree house and on bicycles wearing the fashion of the day. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. Photo taken between 1900 and 1906. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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