Politics

Street Toughs for Roosevelt: 1936

Street Toughs for Roosevelt: 1936

Street scene at 38th Street and 7th Avenue, New York City. Boys hanging out with Franklin D. Roosevelt posters on window behind them. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Russell Lee for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Prohibition Placement: 1922

Prohibition Placement: 1922

Woman in fur coat next to piano hiding a flask in her boot during prohibition. Note the swastika in the floor design. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Political Merry-Go-Round: 1938

Congressional worries and party lines were forgotten today as members of Congress and other high government officials frolicked at the annual Alfalfa Club outing on the estate of Joseph E. Himes, Frederick, Maryland, 1938.

American Suffragette: 1910

American Suffragette: 1910

Suffragist Mrs. H. Riordan in New York City distributing The American Suffragette, the official magazine of the National Progressive Woman Suffrage Union, 1910. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Teddy Roosevelt Inaugural Address: 1905

Teddy Roosevelt Inaugural Address: 1905

President Roosevelt delivering his Inaugural address, Washington, D.C., 1905. Underwood & Underwood, publisher. LOC original medium: photographic print on stereo card.

Suffragette Flower Sale: 1916

Suffragette Flower Sale: 1916

Women's suffrage movement supporters selling flowers (Mrs. Spinack's car), 1916. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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