At the Shore

Charlestown Navy Yard: 1900

Charlestown Navy Yard: 1900

Charlestown Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts. Photograph taken in 1900. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Sint Anna Bay: 1901

Sint Anna Bay: 1901

Sailboats anchored in inner bay [i.e. Sint Anna Bay or Santa Anna Bay (Dutch: Sint Annabaai)], Curacao, D.W.I. (Dutch West Indies). Photograph taken in 1901. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

S.S. Miami: 1900

S.S. Miami: 1900

Harbor views, departure of S.S. Miami, Nassau, Bahamas. Photograph taken in 1900. Photo by William Henry Jackson. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Mobile Mash: 1906

Mobile Mash: 1906

Wreck of a steamer in Mobile, Alabama in 1906. Image from a real photo postcard. Caption on the card says:

Mobile, Tenn. $60,000 steamer wrecked in tropical storm in Mobile September 27, 1906, "Kitten".

Rice Creek: 1880

Rice Creek: 1880

A man standing on the shore of Rice Creek near Brown's landing, Florida. Photograph taken between 1880 and 1897. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Measuring Up: 1922

Measuring Up: 1922

Colonel Sherrell, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, has issued an order that bathing suits at the Washington bathing beach must not be over six inches above the knee. LOC Summary: Bill Norton the bathing beach policeman measuring distance between knee and bathing suit on woman, Washington, D.C. Photograph taken in 1922. Forms part of National Photo Company Collection.

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