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New Deal Lunch Break: 1936

New Deal Lunch Break: 1936

Lunchtime for black construction workers at Greenbelt, Maryland, a planned community built by the federal government in the Great Depression / New Deal era. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Chickens at Chaconas: 1910

Chickens at Chaconas: 1910

Chickens hanging in open air market at P.K. Chaconas & Co., Washington, D.C., between 1910 and 1921. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Homes on Mirror Lake: 1902

Homes on Mirror Lake: 1902

Nice color photomechanical photo of homes on Mirror Lake in the Adirondack Mountains, 1902. The lake is located in the village of Lake Placid in upstate New York. Detroit Photographic Company.

Ready To Pull: 1936

Ready To Pull: 1936

Farmer with plow horses, probably in Missouri, although photo has no information with it other than being in a collection of Missouri photographs. Carl Mydans, photographer for the U.S. Resettlement Administration, 1936. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Overturned D.C. Streetcar: 1919

Overturned D.C. Streetcar: 1919

Washington, D.C. streetcar on its side, 1919. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Salty Dogs: 1893

Salty Dogs: 1893

Crew of the armored cruiser U.S.S. New York (ACR-2) standing at the breech of an eight inch gun. The New York was active in the Spanish-American War. Great old photo showing vintage U.S. Navy uniforms taken by photographer Edward H. Hart between 1893 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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