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Miners' Labor Day Band: 1940

Miners' Labor Day Band: 1940

High school band at the miners' Labor Day celebration, Silverton, Colorado. Photo taken in September 1940 by FSA photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Up Against the Wall: 1920s

Up Against the Wall: 1920s

Sexy actress Joan Crawford in classic 1920s flapper style dress and hat. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Singer With Sailors: 1910s

Ernestine Schumann-Heink, celebrated Austrian, later American, operatic contralto with sailors. She was active in the allied effort during World War One, raising money by singing at Liberty Bond rallies. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Broadway Actress with Dog Accessory: 1910

Broadway Actress with Dog Accessory: 1910

Broadway dancer and actress Amelia Bingham carrying a small dog, perhaps a pug, ca. 1910s. She died in 1927 at the age of 58 years old. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Brother Rat: 1937

Brother Rat: 1937

Nagel Coal & Fuel Oil, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The windows are covered by movie posters for Brother Rat, a 1930s comedy about three buddies at Virginia Military Institute, starring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman and Eddie Albert. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photo Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Law of the Ranger in Minneapolis: 1937

Law of the Ranger in Minneapolis: 1937

Street scene with old 1930s cars in front of the Alamo Theater. Lots of great old movie posters including Law of the Ranger, Shadow of Chinatown, and The Outer Gate. Photo taken in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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