At the Shore

Tugboat A.W. Chesterton: late 1800s

Tugboat A.W. Chesterton: late 1800s

Tugboat A. W. Chesterton, late 1800s. Flying a Boston Globe flag on the stern. Detroit Publishing Company, publisher. Photo taken between 1880 and 1899. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Fort Story, Virginia: 1942

Fort Story, Virginia: 1942

Soldiers operate an azimuth instrument, to measure the angle of splash in sea-target practice, Fort Story, Virginia. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Knitting in Venice: early 1900s

Knitting in Venice: early 1900s

Knitting lifeguards and a dog on Venice Beach, Los Angeles, Califoria. No date with photo but probably 1910s or 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Water Sports at Annisquam: 1904

Water Sports at Annisquam: 1904

Folks swimming (one brave soul), boating and looking stylish at Annisquam, Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1904. Detroit Publishing Company. Old photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.

Nantasket at Manhasset: 1904

Nantasket at Manhasset: 1904

Landing of side-wheel steamer Nantasket at Manhansett i.e. Manhasset, Shelter Island, New York, 1904. View of pier with steamboat and sail boats. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Sailboats on the Miami: 1905

Sailboats on the Miami: 1905

Sailboats on the Miami River at Miami, Florida, 1905. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

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