New York circa 1903. "Flat-Iron Building, Fifth Avenue and Broadway." dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive
Washington, D.C., 1925. "Snow removal -- Ford Motor Co. (Fordson) tractor, Pennsylvania Avenue." http://www.shorpy.com/node/21535 National Photo
child of white migrant worker ironing in tent camp near harlingen, texas | february 1939 | foto: russell lee
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.
new york city 1912 | foto: lewis wickes hine
"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.
“Battle of Britain. Children in an English bomb shelter.” England, 1940-41. From British Information Service/U.S. Office of War Information T...
July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. Air Service Command. Writing a letter home. Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.
U.S. "Street scene, South Side Chicago.", 1941 // by Edwin Rosskam for the Resettlement Administration.
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Madonna of the Spuds: 1943