Pretty Gals

Me and My Pekingese: 1922

Me and My Pekingese: 1922

Actress Geraldine Farrar with her Pekingese. Photo shows Ms. Farrar dressed in elaborate 1920s flapper style dress, jewelry and hat (or is that her hair?). Vintage photo taken by photographer Edwin F. Townsend. Old photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: photographic print.

Lab Lady: 1915

Lab Lady: 1915

Woman in a chemistry laboratory or pharmacy, weighing chemicals. Photo taken between 1915 and 1917. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Loving the WWII Price Controls: 1942

Loving the WWII Price Controls: 1942

Pretty girl examining price tag on a coat. From the description with the 1940s WW2 era photo: "As a war measure, price ceilings have been placed on nearly everything Americans eat, wear, and use. Clothing and furniture are among many articles controlled by the OPA (Office of Price Administration) order." Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Ann Rosener for the U.S. Office of Emergency Management.

Dusty Dress: 1910

Dusty Dress: 1910

Kalispel Indian woman named Dusty Dress with wrapped braids, white stripes painted on hair, shell disk earrings, wearing blanket dress decorated with elks' teeth. Native American portrait by photographer Edward S. Curtis, 1910. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Creating a Masterpiece: 1923

Creating a Masterpiece: 1923

Sculptor Joseph Anthony Atchison working on a sculpture of a nude woman, 1923. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ladies Day Baseball Fans: 1925

Ladies Day Baseball Fans: 1925

Professional baseball player and manager Bucky Harris autographing scorecards on dugout steps for women wearing 1920s fashion, Ladies Day, September 8, 1925. National Photo Company collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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