Public Figures

J. Edgar Hoover, 1940

J. Edgar Hoover, 1940

J. Edgar Hoover with unidentified woman, 1940. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Eleanor and Camp Fire Girls: 1938

Eleanor and Camp Fire Girls: 1938

Camp Fire Girls meet First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt at White House in 1938. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Proud Papa: 1913

Proud Papa: 1913

President Theodore Roosevelt at the wedding of his daughter Ethel Carow Roosevelt (1891-1977) to Dr. Richard Derby on April 4, 1913, Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008 and New York Times, April 5, 1913). Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Johnny Weismuller: 1920s

Johnny Weismuller: 1920s

German-American Olympic Gold Medal swimmer and actor Johnny Weismuller in swimsuit. No date with the photo, but probably early 1920s. Mr. Weismuller was born in 1904. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Helen Keller: 1907

Helen Keller: 1907

Helen Keller, full-length portrait standing on lawn holding reins to a horse, 1907. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Patriotic Pitch: 1908

Patriotic Pitch: 1908

Crowd at railroad station hearing presidential candidate William Howard Taft speak from train, Ada, Minnesota, 1908. Taft won, defeating William Jennings Bryan. Bain News Service, publisher. George Grantham Bain Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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