Pretty Gals

German Model: 1938

German Model: 1938

Smithsonian gets model of first German plane to fly Atlantic. A 20" scale model of the Bremen which made the first westward non-stop flight across the North Atlantic in 1928 being received by the Smithsonian Institution from Germany.

High School Girls: 1940s

High School Girls: 1940s

Girls in the cafeteria at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Los Angeles Bather: early 1900s

Los Angeles Bather: early 1900s

Woman in fancy vintage swimsuit with umbrella and hat standing next to old car. Described on photo as 'Los Angeles bather'. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Prize Bulldog: 1914

Prize Bulldog: 1914

Marion Simpson with her French bulldog, possibly at the French Bull Dog Club of America Show at the Hotel Astor, New York City, April 1914. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Lonesome Soldier Needed: 1943

Lonesome Soldier Needed: 1943

Description with the photo:

Washington, D.C. Girl sitting alone in the Sea Grill, a bar and restaurant, waiting for a pickup. "I come in here pretty often, sometimes alone, mostly with another girl, we drink beer, and talk, and of course we keep our eyes open--you'd be surprised at how often nice, lonesome soldiers ask Sue, the waitress, to introduce them to us".

Sexy Tug-of-War: 1922

Sexy Tug-of-War: 1922

Girls wearing 1920s style swimsuits playing tug-of-war with their teeth. Photo taken in Washington, D.C., 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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