Pretty Gals

Denishawn: 1910s

Denishawn: 1910s

Modern dance pioneer Ruth St. Denis and her husband Ted Shawn with dance troupe, perhaps Denishawn Dancers. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

High Technology: 1940s

High Technology: 1940s

Woman with some type of measuring and recording device. No data with the photo. Perhaps someone can let us know what it is. The photo was taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

Drilling Deep: 1942

Drilling Deep: 1942

Oyida Peaks drilling as part of her NYA training to become a mechanic in the Assembly and Repair Department at the Naval Air Base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Howard R. Hollem. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Golfing in Style: 1920s

Golfing in Style: 1920s

Fashion photo of woman with golf clubs. Probably 1920s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Beautiful Woman, Strange Outfit: early 1900s

Beautiful Woman, Strange Outfit: early 1900s

American stage and film actress Virginia Valli in an interesting outfit that looks to be part evening wear, part pajamas. Valli's film career started with silent films and ended early in the sound film era of the 1930s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Suffragette for Alice Paul: 1917

Women's suffrage picket demonstrating for freedom for Alice Paul, 1917. "To ask freedom for women is not a crime. Suffrage prisoners should not be treated as criminals." Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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