Prachi Chourey

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Posted on: December 14, 2012

Essolene: 1939

Submitted by Dave on Wed, 12/12/2012 – 1:55pm.
Essolene: 1939January 1939. “Hammond Ranch general store. Chicot, Arkansas. Leased by the Farm Security Administration and subleased to its client.” With your choice of traditional or newfangled gas pump. Photo by Russell Lee. View full size.


Along the River: 1905

Submitted by Dave on Wed, 12/12/2012 – 11:37am.
Along the River: 1905Circa 1905. “Along the river at Buffalo, New York. Steamers North Land and City of Erie.” 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.


Castle Inn: 1908

Submitted by Dave on Wed, 12/12/2012 – 4:43am.
Castle Inn: 1908Circa 1908. “Castle Inn at Buffalo, New York.” The former residence of Millard Fillmore. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.


Cranked: 1937

Submitted by Dave on Tue, 12/11/2012 – 5:43pm.
Cranked: 1937April 1937. “Bureau in the bedroom of the house occupied by the Ingrahams and the Smallwoods near Nelma, Wisconsin.” A cryptic tableau if there ever was one. Medium-format nitrate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.


Approaching Fresno: 1939

Submitted by Dave on Tue, 12/11/2012 – 1:28pm.
Approaching Fresno: 1939May 1939. “Between Tulare and Fresno. From the overpass approaching Fresno.” Large-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange. View full size.


Time for TIME: 1940

Submitted by Dave on Tue, 12/11/2012 – 12:25pm.
Time for TIME: 1940July 1940. “Reading on the front porch. Lincoln, Vermont.” Homey props: Cat, kite, broom, washboard. Screen door! Photo by Louise Rosskam. View full size.


The Big House: 1937

Submitted by Dave on Mon, 12/10/2012 – 8:53pm.
The Big House: 1937April 1937. “House in Ottawa, Illinois.” Bonus points to anyone who can Street View the place, assuming it still stands. Photo by Russell Lee. View full size.
UPDATE: Astute commenters ID this as the Palmer house at 1236 Ottawa Ave.



Merry Dickey Christmas: 1912

Submitted by Dave on Mon, 12/10/2012 – 1:38pm.
Merry Dickey Christmas: 1912“Dickey Christmas tree.” From around 1912 comes our sixth holiday greeting from the family of Washington, D.C., lawyer Raymond Dickey in what has become a Shorpy holiday tradition. National Photo glass negative. View full size.


Roswell Fair: 1936

Submitted by Dave on Mon, 12/10/2012 – 12:11pm.
Roswell Fair: 1936April 1936. “Farm boys of the Pecos Valley, New Mexico, at carnival in Roswell.” Note large circular object spinning in the sky. Medium-format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.


The Archbishopric: 1910

Submitted by Dave on Sun, 12/09/2012 – 2:32pm.
The Archbishopric: 1910New Orleans circa 1910. “The Archbishopric.” Note the cistern and chicken coop. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.


Short Hills: 1901

Submitted by Dave on Sun, 12/09/2012 – 1:42pm.
Short Hills: 1901Short Hills, New Jersey, circa 1901. “Short Hills Station — Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R.R.” 8×10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.


Junior Driver: 1949

Submitted by historic52 on Sat, 12/08/2012 – 6:25pm.
Junior Driver: 1949A Schwinn bike and its garage-mates circa 1949, from a set of 35mm Kodachromes I acquired in northern New Jersey. View full size.


A Pair of Sneakers: 1936

Submitted by Dave on Sat, 12/08/2012 – 3:17pm.
A Pair of Sneakers: 1936April 1936. “Sneaking under the circus tent. Roswell, New Mexico.” Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.


Call Me Bossy: 1936

Submitted by Dave on Sat, 12/08/2012 – 2:46pm.
Call Me Bossy: 1936April 1936. “Ropesville Farms, Texas. United States Resettlement Administration rural rehabilitation project.” Moooo. Photo by Arthur Rothstein.


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