Jiggsy Gallery

Santa Claus Takes On TB: 1923

Santa Claus Takes On TB: 1923

Santa Claus with Christmas Seals lady raising money for fight against tuberculosis, 1923. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Horse Power on the Farm: 1940

Horse Power on the Farm: 1940

Farmall tractor and draft horse on a farm in Jasper County, Iowa. Photo taken by photographer John Vachon in 1940. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. Vintage photos provided by LOC. Original medium: nitrate negative.

Up Against the Wall: 1920s

Up Against the Wall: 1920s

Sexy actress Joan Crawford in classic 1920s flapper style dress and hat. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, seller of antiques, weapons and books, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old store photo with pistols hanging in the window taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

African American Farm Boy: 1938

African American Farm Boy: 1938

Black boy on farm with plow horse, Guilford County, North Carolina. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Harley Honey: 1937

Harley Honey: 1937

Old photo of a woman on a vintage 1930s Harley-Davidson. She was the first woman to get a motorcycle license in Washington, D.C.. The description with the photo: "Although she weights only 88 pounds--one-third of the machine she rides, Mrs. Sally Halterman is the first woman to be granted a license to operate a motorcycle in the District of Columbia.

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