Pretty Gals

Ready to Serve: early 1900s

Ready to Serve: early 1900s

Pretty woman in uniform, identified as Miss Billie Burke. Emblems on the uniform are shield-shaped with stars and stripes. No information with the photo to identify the the uniform or emblems. Photo taken between 1905 and 1945. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Jungle Girl: 1921

Jungle Girl: 1921

Girl identified as Minalla Martan, dressed in jungle girl outfit, posed with baby elephant at zoo, 1921. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Fashion Show: 1920s

Fashion Show: 1920s

1920s woman showing off her fancy outfit - dress, gloves and hat. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Lily Langtry: 1882

Lily Langtry: 1882

British theatre actress Lily (aka Lillie) Langtry, 1852-1929, in matching hat and dress, 1882. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Proud of My Man: 1940

Proud of My Man: 1940

Man and woman kissing over cannon on graduation day at Annapolis. The United States Naval Academy, Class of 1940. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Vintage photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

Patriotic Pose: 1924

Patriotic Pose: 1924

Woman in 1920s vintage swimsuit backed by large American flag. Patriotic photo taken August 1924. National Photo Company. Old photos provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

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