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New York circa 1917. "Skyscrapers, looking north toward towers of Woolworth and Singer buildings." Double-barreled tower in the foreground is the Adams Express Building.


"Coal miner waiting for lift home." Capels, West Virginia, 1938. Marion Post Wolcott


Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Crowds at Metropolitan Theatre, F Street N.W."

Gran Vía- Hortaleza. Madrid. ESPAÑA


Washington, D.C., circa 1905. "Women in Pope-Waverley electric runabout." Seems like the electric car is coming back, Should have saved a lot of gas and never stopped making them.


New York circa 1903. "Flatiron Building, Broadway and Fifth Avenue." Another view of everyone's favorite proto-skyscraper, at anchor in Manhattan. Would LOVE to have seen NY at that time.

December 1913. Stevenson, Alabama. "One of the young workers of the Stevenson Cotton Mills. Apparently under twelve years."

Washington, D.C., July 1923. "Sunshine Girls." Also known as the Tiller Girls, a dance troupe originated by the British musical-theater impresario John Tiller.

Washington, D.C., circa 1920. "Smallwood, 1726 P Street." A variety of window treatments here.

Shopping for Thanksgiving dinner, 1924 - Turkeys stacked on a wooden counter, wood baskets and barrels hold produce <> (Shorpy Historical Photo archive, history, old wood)