Pretty Gals

Beautiful Contestants: 1921

Beautiful Contestants: 1921

Miss Atlantic City, Miss Philadelphia, and Miss Washington, beauty contest participants, 1921. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Cowgirl Rassling: 1939

Cowgirl Rassling: 1939

Dude girl rassling a calf during branding, Quarter Circle U Ranch roundup, Montana. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Poodle Playtime: 1920s

Poodle Playtime: 1920s

Opera soprano Anna Fitziu with poodle and friend. No date with photo but probably taken late 1910s or early 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ready For Takeoff: 1912

Ready For Takeoff: 1912

Senorita Lenore Riviero with Anthony Jannus in Rex Smith aeroplane, 1912. Nice old biplane photo with woman's legs strapped down and man cranking propellor. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

B-25 Bomber Engine Assembly: 1942

B-25 Bomber Engine Assembly: 1942

One of the motors for a B-25 bomber is assembled by a woman in the engine department of North American Aviation's Inglewood, California plant. WW2 photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Cane Tipping Flask: 1922

Cane Tipping Flask: 1922

Woman in soda shop holding a tipping cane or flask cane, popular during prohibition to hide alcohol. 1922 photo by National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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