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Antique Canteen Truck: 1910s

Antique Canteen Truck: 1910s

Dog admiring truck modified for use as a Red Cross canteen, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920, probably during WWI. Harris and Ewing Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Boone Transfer & Storage Truck: 1910s

Boone Transfer & Storage Truck: 1910s

Men loading an old Boone Transfer Storage truck with newspapers for the Red Cross during World War One. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920. LOC original medium: glass negative.

What Are You Lookin' At? 1912

What Are You Lookin' At? 1912

Wife of Senator William E. Borah, Idaho, in antique car, 1912. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

WW2 Bus Trailer: 1942

WW2 Bus Trailer: 1942

Description with the photo: "New oversize trailer for war workers. Here's an answer to the problem of transporting defense workers to outlying industrial plants: It's the new oversize bus trailer made almost entirely of non-critical materials which held its Washington premier April 13.

N.Y. National Guard Hospital Corps, 1913

N.Y. National Guard Hospital Corps, 1913

Old July, 1913 photo shows soldiers and trucks of the Hospital Corps, Provisional Battery of the New York National Guard. One of the vehicles may have been made by White Motor Company. They were possibly training at summer camp outside Hicksville, Long Island. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009). Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

African American girls, in their Sunday best, waiting for Episcopal Church to end so they can see the processional, South Side of Chicago, Illinois. 1940s fashion photo taken by photographer Russell Lee in 1941. Street view with old cars in the background. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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