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Black Face: 1935

Black Face: 1935

Group of coal miners, Williamson, West Virginia. Photo taken in 1935 by artist / photographer Ben Shahn for U.S. Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Adirondacks: early 1900s

Adirondacks: early 1900s

Boat named Marion at inlet to Fourth lake, Fulton Chain, Adirondack Mountains between 1900 and 1906. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Red Cross on Mayflower: 1926

Red Cross on Mayflower: 1926

Lovely ladies of the American Red Cross doing roll call with U.S. Navy sailors on the USS Mayflower, 1926. The Mayflower served as presidential yacht until 1929 and was also used for diplomatic and political functions during that time. National Photo Company. Original medium at LOC: glass negative.

Fountain Square, Cincinnati: 1900

Fountain Square, Cincinnati: 1900

Fountain Square, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900. Detroit Publishing Company Photograph. Nice view with streetcars. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Proper Young Ladies: 1890s

Proper Young Ladies: 1890s

Young ladies of the Junior normal class of Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee. Fisk University is a historically black university founded in 1866. Photo taken between 1890 and 1906. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Lonely Soldiers: 1942

Lonely Soldiers: 1942

Two sets of visible gas pumps in front of adjacent gas station / garage businesses in Wisdom, Montana (population 114 in 2000 census). Photo taken in 1942 by photographer John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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