Thursday, October 30, 2014

Dorothea Lange

 "Skid Row." Howard Street, the street of the 
unemployed in San Francisco, California, February 1937
  
 After a lift of five miles by a passing motorist, the family of homeless, 
walking people are left at the edge of the next town, February 1939
  
 Aged woman with three of her twenty-two grandchildren, 
Kern county migrant camp, California, November 1936
  
 Auto camp north of Calipatria, California. Approximately eighty families 
from the Dust Bowl are camped here. They pay fifty cents a week. 
The only available work now is agricultural labor. March 1937
 
 Butter bean vines across the porch. 
Negro quarter in Memphis, Tennessee, June 1938
  
 Campus of University of California, Berkeley, California. Students 
assembling for Peace Day address of General Smedley Butler, April 1939
  
 Car trouble on west side, Highway no. 33. In San Joaquin Valley. Formerly a California cowhand and roving laborer, now with wife, he follows the fruit. "My uncle homesteaded here sixty years ago. I'm lower on money than at any time"June 1938
   
 Children at the El Monte subsistence homesteads, California, February 1936
  
 Children of Mexican migratory carrot pullers. Imperial Valley, California, March 1937
  
Fairbanks' home. Home Management Supervisor of FSA 
(Farm Security Administration) tries to persuade wife to screen 
tent. Willow Creek area, Malheur County, Oregon, October 1939

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Leslie Jones

 College girls
 
 Crowded Scollay Square, Boston, ca. 1942
  
 Girls in bathing suits sit on grass in park, 1936
   
 Harvard Bridge traffic jam, 1923
  
 Horse-drawn produce cart spills contents in Market District, 1931
  
 Mary and Margaret O'Brien driving horse cart in Wilmot Flat, NH, 1932
  
 Old stagecoach rides through Haymarket Square during Rodeo parade, November 1929
  
 President Franklin D. Roosevelt at Marblehead, 1934
  
 Reds demonstrate in Blackstone Square in the South End, 1932
  
Schoolchildren with American flags

Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Frank Denton

Another set from this New Zealander.

 Boys playing with a rugby ball, and girls looking on, Bell Street, Wanganui, 1906
  
 Children performing a haka, ca. 1910
  
 Group at the Adkin property of Cheslyn Rise in Levin, Horowhenua, April 1899
  
 Makowhai School, 1909
  
 Men on a boat, Whanganui River, February 1909
  
 Portrait of young Maori man and woman from 
Takarangi family, Wanganui region, ca. 1900s
  
Unidentified group sitting on the prow of a canoe, probably in the Wanganui region, 1900-10
 
Women playing golf at a tournament in Wanganui, 1910
  
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Monday, October 27, 2014

John Dobree Pascoe

 Children during VE day celebrations, Lambton Quay, Wellington, May 1945
  
 
 Women, with a child in a pram, at the fence around 
Government Buildings, Wellington, on VE day, May 1945
 
Land girls moving sheep on Robert McKenzie's 
farm at Mangaorapa, Hawke's Bay, 1943
  
Man and woman in a two horse cart crossing the Rakaia River. Manuka Point Station, Rakaia River Valley, Canterbury, New Zealand, 1940s
    
Members of the Gisborne Kiwi Club performing during the hui to posthumously award the Victoria Cross to Te Moananui-a-kiwa Ngarimu in Ruatoria, 6 October 1943
  
Members of the Women's Royal New Zealand Naval Service, Auckland, 1943
  
Nurse reaching inside a fridge for bottles of 
babies milk, Karitane Hospital, Christchurch, 1943
 
Courtesy Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand

Friday, October 24, 2014

Russell Lee

 Agricultural workers wait in the clinic at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) 
farm workers community, Woodville, California, Mar 1942
  
 Bedding of agricultural workers' family near 
Vian, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Buggy stopped on highway near Lafayette, Louisiana, October 1938
  
 Child at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) Camelback Farms, 
Phoenix, Arizona, February-March 1942
  
 Children of agricultural day laborers sitting on bench 
in front of small store near Vian, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Fisherman's home along the Bayou, Akers, Louisiana, October 1938
  
 Getting ready to depart from home in Oklahoma for trip 
to California, near Muskogee, Oklahoma, July 1939
  
 Interior of store. Section 30 near Winton, Minnesota, August 1937
  
 Migrant child sitting in back seat of family car east of 
Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Oscar Gaither and family eating dinner. He is a tenant 
farmer near McLeansboro, Illinois, January 1937
  
Part of Earl Taylor's family near Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Taylor is the foreman of a RA (Resettlement Administration) project crew. He does not farm his land, June 1937

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Harris & Ewing

 Air field, 1919-21
  
 Child roller skating with pillows, 1924
  
 Children playing in a park, 1919-21
  
 Children playing jump rope in a park, 1919-21
  
 Debutantes playing horse shoes. Left to right, 
Elizabeth Beale, Virginia Edwards, Jan-Feb 1923
  
 Flat spare tires are numerous around Washington these days for the youthful
 football players who have found an easier way to inflate the pigskin 
than using their lungs. Billy Friel shown inflating his football. 1924
 
 Heated taxi cab, February 1936
  
 Ice skating at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, January 1922
  
 Painting portraits of Native Americans, 1936
  
Snow, Washington, DC, January 1922