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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.

Hot Juggler: 1902

Hot Juggler: 1902

Circus juggler J.T. Doyle ready to juggle burning clubs, 1902. Photo copyright by J.E. Pasonault, Cando, North Dakota. Interesting shorts. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Rube Band: 1908

Rube Band: 1908

Eagle Rube Band #2. Twenty men in zany clown-like costumes playing musical instruments, 1908. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Jungle Girl: 1921

Jungle Girl: 1921

Girl identified as Minalla Martan, dressed in jungle girl outfit, posed with baby elephant at zoo, 1921. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Galloping Gaily Chorus: 1920s

Galloping Gaily Chorus: 1920s

Ladies of the Galloping Gaily Chorus with straw hats, bow ties and riding crops. Singing group with horse riding theme. Harris & Ewing, photographer. Photo taken between 1905 and 1945. LOC original medium: glass negative.

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

An Inanimate Friend: 1913

Illustrator and artist James Montgomery Flagg, best remembered for his propaganda posters, having a moment with a mannequin. He created the famous World War 1 recruitment poster "I Want YOU for U.S. Army" which showed Uncle Sam pointing at the viewer. Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken in 1913. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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