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Minute Service Station No. 2: 1920s

Minute Service Station No. 2: 1920s

Minute Service Station #2, Georgia Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old 1920s gas station photo with visible gas pumps, antique cars, and Esso, Amoco and Firestone advertising signs. Photo taken between 1918 and 1928. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

American Colony Car: early 1900s

American Colony Car: early 1900s

Man in old pickup truck by body of water somewhere in the Middle East. Photo taken either by the American Colony Photo Department or its successor, the Matson Photo Service between 1898 and 1946. G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Cotton Pickers: 1938

Cotton Pickers: 1938

African American cotton pickers boarding truck to take them to cotton fields, Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Great Depression era photo taken in 1938 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Headed to California: 1939

Headed to California: 1939

Young girl on truck. Mom is loading a table which will be carried by her migrant family to California. Starting the trip near Muskogee, Oklahoma. Late Great Depression photo taken in 1939 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Chicago Catholics Call on Cardinal Hayes: 1920s

Chicago Catholics Call on Cardinal Hayes: 1920s

Chicago Catholics calling on Cardinal Hayes. Chicago Police Department escort in old convertible. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with picture but probably 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

DC Gas Station: 1921

DC Gas Station: 1921

Filling station, with visible gas pumps, under construction at 17th & L, Washington, D.C. Photo taken between 1921 and 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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