Jiggsy Gallery

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, celebrated Austrian, later American, operatic contralto with sailors. She was active in the allied effort during World War One, raising money by singing at Liberty Bond rallies. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Equestrian Outing in D.C.: 1909

Equestrian Outing in D.C.: 1909

Horseback riders in front of stone building in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C., between 1909 and 1932. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Broadway Actress with Dog Accessory: 1910

Broadway Actress with Dog Accessory: 1910

Broadway dancer and actress Amelia Bingham carrying a small dog, perhaps a pug, ca. 1910s. She died in 1927 at the age of 58 years old. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Brother Rat: 1937

Brother Rat: 1937

Nagel Coal & Fuel Oil, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The windows are covered by movie posters for Brother Rat, a 1930s comedy about three buddies at Virginia Military Institute, starring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman and Eddie Albert. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photo Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Monitor U.S.S. Miantonomoh: 1892

Monitor U.S.S. Miantonomoh: 1892

The USS Miantonomoh was a U.S. Navy iron-hulled, twin-screw, double-turreted monitor of the Amphitrite class. She was used to help blockade ports in the Spanish-American War. Photo taken in 1892 by photographer Edward H. Hart. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Firefighter Training: 1910

Firefighter Training: 1910

Firemen studying an antique car motor. Photo taken between 1910 and 1915. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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