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Auto Trailer Camp Ladies: 1936

Auto Trailer Camp Ladies: 1936

Ladies catching up on the news at the auto trailer camp, Dennis Port, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Remington Typewriter Salesman in Asia: 1909

Remington Typewriter Salesman in Asia: 1909

American Remington typewriter salesman in Beluchistan, or Balochistan, a mountainous region in the Iranian plateau in Southwest Asia, now a province in southwestern Pakistan. Great old photo showing Remington sign and load of typewriters on a camel. Photo taken between 1909 and 1920. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ready for Rain: 1922

Ready for Rain: 1922

Man in uniform with dog that's wearing a coat, 1922. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Chow on the Alcan Highway: 1942

Chow on the Alcan Highway: 1942

Sergeant Al Mangone, former bartender in Rochester, New York, helps the boys to forget their troubles with good chow. Al shown baking bread in the field, 1942. During World War Two, U.S. Army soldiers were enlisted to build the Alcan Highway through Canada's wilderness to Alaska. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Irishman in Omaha: 1938

Irishman in Omaha: 1938

Tommy Murphy, in transit through Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Fugitive Slaves Fording the Rappahannock: 1862

Fugitive Slaves Fording the Rappahannock: 1862

Fugitive African American slaves fording the Rappahannock River, eastern Virginia, during Pope's retreat. Photo taken in August, 1862 by photographer Timothy H. O'Sullivan. LOC original medium: wet collodion glass negative stereograph.

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