Pretty Gals

Flapper Dress: 1920s

Flapper Dress: 1920s

Canadian-born movie actress Marie Prevost in flapper dress, 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

B-25 Bomber Wind Tunnel Test: 1942

Description with photo: "Member[s] of the experimental staff at the North American Aviation, Inc., plant, observe wind tunnel tests on an accurate scale model of the B-25 (Billy Mitchell) bomber, Inglewood, Calif.

Broadway Whirl Girl: early 1900s

Broadway Whirl Girl: early 1900s

Broadway whirl girl Joan Broadhurst. Bain News Service, publisher. No date recorded on caption card. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Locomotive Lady: 1943

Description from LOC: "C. & N.W. R.R. Cloe Weaver, mother of four children, employed as a helper at the roundhouse, Clinton, Iowa. She is learning to operate the turntable. Her husband works for a structural steel company." Railroad photo taken in 1943 by photographer Jack Delano. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Violin Lesson: early 1900s

Violin Lesson: early 1900s

Woman giving violin lesson to cute little boy. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Geisha Girls: early 1900s

Geisha Girls: early 1900s

Japanese Geisha girls. No date with photo but probably 1910s or 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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