child of white migrant worker ironing in tent camp near harlingen, texas | february 1939 | foto: russell lee
“Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter.” England, 1940-41 From British Information Service/U.S. Office of War Information
Eighteen-year-old Ruth Malcomson, Miss Philadelphia of 1924. Later that year in Atlantic City, she would be crowned Miss America. 5x7 glass negative, Atlantic Foto Service/George Grantham Bain Collection.
"Powerhouse Mechanic and Steam Pump" (1920). One of Lewis Wickes Hine's celebrated "work portraits" made after he completed his decade-long project documenting child labor.
July 1938. "Slums in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.
new york city 1912 | foto: lewis wickes hine
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Madonna of the Spuds: 1943
December 1936: "Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie." Another photo above with their father
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Play Me 1921 (Colorized)
Wow, no way! I love this site, and follow it often. But this photo of Ambridge, PA, is awesome. Ambridge wasn't too far at all from where I was born! Just a few towns away. :) Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Neighborhood Wash: 1938