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Polish Weatherman: 1940

Polish Weatherman: 1940

LOC description with photo: "Veteran Polish weather expert joins staff of Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D.C., March 14. With home, laboratory, and invaluable records of years presumably lost in the recent Polish War, Dr.

Pennsylvania Avenue Parade: 1921

Pennsylvania Avenue Parade: 1921

Washington D.C. police officer on a beautiful white horse. Possibly participating in the inauguration parade for President Harding, 1921. LOC says the photo was taken between 1910 and 1921. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Motorcycle Postman: 1912

Motorcycle Postman: 1912

Motorcycle postman emptying a mailbox, 1912. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

She Has Chemistry: 1919

She Has Chemistry: 1919

Miss Margaret D. Foster, Uncle Sam's only woman chemist. Photograph taken October 4, 1919. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Curtiss Biplane at Capitol: 1917

Curtiss Biplane at Capitol: 1917

National Aero Coast Patrol Commission. Curtiss Biplane, 2 engines, with floats. Exhibited at the Senate Office Building, Washington, D.C. 1917 photo by Harris & Ewing. LOC original medium: glass negative.

I Love My Job: 1920

I Love My Job: 1920

Chemist G. F. Beyer of the Internal Revenue Bureau is here shown using a pipette into which he is drawing a quantity of bootleg whiskey to analyze. Photograph taken January 14, 1920. Forms part of National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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