Autos

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind woman begging with cute dog wearing a sweater, Omaha, Nebraska. Street scene with nice old cars behind her. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

D.C. Traffic Cop: 1913

D.C. Traffic Cop: 1913

Traffic cop standing under umbrella with antique car and Union Station streetcar, Washington, D.C., 1913. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

The Cadillac of Anti-Aircraft: 1910

U.S. Army motorized anti-aircraft battery. Two of the cars have Cadillac emblems on the front. All have guns mounted on the front above the engine compartment. The partially-readable flags seems to be related to a wireless signal corps. Click on View Detailed Image to look at a close-up. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Farm woman sitting on the running board of a dirty old car waiting for her husband. Photo taken at an auction near Tenstrike, Minnesota in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Golfing Senator: 1922

Golfing Senator: 1922

Senator Newberry at Chevy Chase, Maryland golf club, probably Columbia Country Club, 1922. Looks to be Truman Handy Newberry, a U.S. Senator from Michigan in office from 1919 to 1922. Great old photo of the Senator in knickers with golf clubs and antique car. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Hot Catfish in Clarksville: 1935

Street scene at Clarksville, Arkansas showing King's Cafe with Hot Catfish on the menu. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Syndicate content