Autos

Oldsmobile in Rock Creek Park: 1920

Oldsmobile in Rock Creek Park: 1920

Oldsmobile Sales Company promotional photo taken in Rock Creek Park, Washington, D.C., 1919 or 1920. Old photo provided by LOC. Original medium: 8 x 6 inch glass negative.

Eating German Ice Cream: 1910s

Eating German Ice Cream: 1910s

American soldier eating German ice cream, probably World War One. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. Old picture provided by LOC. Original medium: glass negative.

Plain City, Ohio: 1938

Plain City, Ohio: 1938

Main Street, Plain City, Ohio. Street view with old cars, advertising signs and Ford dealership. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Los Angeles Bather: early 1900s

Los Angeles Bather: early 1900s

Woman in fancy vintage swimsuit with umbrella and hat standing next to old car. Described on photo as 'Los Angeles bather'. No date with photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Crippled war veteran who sells pencils, sitting on fender of old car, Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Telephone Company Garage: 1925

Telephone Company Garage: 1925

The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company service vehicle garage, between 1910 and 1925. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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