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Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

4th of July hangout, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rural filling stations became community centers and general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball uniforms were on a local team called Cedar Grove. Old photo with visible gas pump taken in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, seller of antiques, weapons and books, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old store photo with pistols hanging in the window taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

White House on Jamaica Bay: 1910s

White House on Jamaica Bay: 1910s

White House and houses on the water, Goose Creek, Jamaica Bay, New York City, 1910s. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Prune Wafers, the Modern Fruit Laxative: 1898

Prune Wafers, the Modern Fruit Laxative: 1898

Window display of Hurlebaus' Drug Store, featuring California Prune Wafers, Irving's Dyspepsia Tablets, True Blood Tonic, and a chubby little baby selling something that I can't make out. Photo taken in late 1890s by photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Have Makeshift Prosthetic, Will Travel: 1937

Have Makeshift Prosthetic, Will Travel: 1937

Great Depression era photo of man pulling a wagon full of paper and cardboard, 1937. Nice old Washington D.C. photo with movie theatre, cafe, and 1930s cars. John Vachon, photographer. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Step In, Have Your Head Read: 1937

Step In, Have Your Head Read: 1937

Movie theatre with posters, phrenologist & palm reader, and men's hat store, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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