Fantastic collection of images from the National Archives, processed in Photoshop for clarity, contrast, detail.
child of white migrant worker ironing in tent camp near harlingen, texas | february 1939 | foto: russell lee
A few of the young boys working on the night shift at the alexandria glass factory | june 1911 alexandria virginia | foto: lewis wickes hine.
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
newsgirls coming through the alley | march 1909 hartford connecticut | foto: lewis wickes hine
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.
Times Square: 1943 New York, March 1943. "Times Square on a rainy day." John Vachon for the Office of War Information
Mrs. B. Bakes: Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Mrs. Beuchert." Whose psychedelic stove is far out, man. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. Click to view full size.