Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Dorothea Lange

 A crew of two hundred colored hoers were brought to the Aldridge Plantation to hoe cotton at one dollar a day. Many of them are ex-tenant farmers. Near Leland, Mississippi, 1937

 Carrot pullers from Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and Mexico. 
Coachella Valley, California, 1937

 Date palms. Coachella Valley, California, 1937

 Dust Bowl farm. Coldwater District, north of Dalhart, Texas. This house is occupied; most of the houses in this district have been abandoned. 1938

 Family living in shacktown community, mostly from Kansas and Missouri. This family has five children, oldest in third grade. Rent seven dollars per month, no plumbing. 1939

 Farm woman beside her barn door. Tulare County, California. No more horseshoes. 1938

 Five members of Ola self-help sawmill co-op. Gem County, Idaho, 1939

 Fourth of July, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rural filling stations become community centers and general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball suits are on a local team which will play a game nearby. 1939

 Grandson of Negro tenant whose father is in the penitentiary. 
Granville County, North Carolina, 1939

 Klamath Basin potato farmer. He remembers when the first carload of potatoes left this valley in 1910. In 1934 he lost thirty-five hundred dollars on forty-eight acres of potatoes. 1939

Louisiana Negress, 1937

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Harris & Ewing

 Friends School. Girls basketball team

 Housekeepers' Alliance

 Miss E. Crouse

 Mme. Tauchi Meura, Japanese prima donna. Singing at Sylvan Theatre, 1917

 Mrs. A. Norton and child, 1917

 Mrs. L.Z. Leiter

 Mrs. Lansing's Bandbox, 1910-1920
 Mrs. William Gibbs McAdoo, nee Eleanor Wilson, with Marjorie Stinson, 1919

 Polish-American girls, 1918

Radium Dance Group

Monday, October 29, 2012

Charles Mace - Japanese Internment

 A scene in the induction center at Tule Lake. Many children were left guarding the family's sole possessions while their parents went through the routine of being photographed, finger printed and assigned to new quarters. 1943

 A train mother on trip 24, Tule Lake to Heart Mountain, is here shown assisting with the special diet of one of the children requiring pullman accommodations and special feedings. 1943

 Evacuees celebrate New Year's Eve. Topaz, Utah, 1944

 Girl reporters on the staff of the Topaz Times, publication of the Central Utah Relocation Center, interview new arrivals from Tule Lake through the car windows. Topaz, Utah, 1943

 Girls from the Y.W.C.A. Summer Camp at Pueblo, Colorado, many of them evacuees of Japanese ancestry from the Relocation Center at Granada, help the local farmers in their annual battle with the weeds. 1943

 Meals served passengers travelling to and from Tule Lake were excellent. Between meals, ice cream and lemonade were frequently distributed through the coaches. 1943

 Miss Helen Nakauchi, who determined not to miss seeing Glacier National Park when the train skirted that point, obtained permission from the train commander to clean a peep hole. 1943

 Nisei Sergeant, who had seen overseas duty in the China-Burma-India theatre with the United States Army, visits with a girlfriend aboard the SS Shawnee in Los Angeles Harbor. 1945

 Passengers on trip 15 to Tule Lake play a game of Shogi in the car smoker. 
Shogi is a Japanese game similar to chess. 1943

Some of the transferees arrived at the Tule Lake station after the rather tiresome trip from the Central Utah Center, showing little signs of fatigue as they left the coach for their new quarters. 1943

Friday, October 26, 2012

Detroit Publishing

 Cathedral woods, North Conway, White Mountains, 1900

 Chester Park, toboggan slide on the lake, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1900-1910

 Diamond Jubilee banquet, 1911
[in honor of the Emancipation Proclamation, I believe]

 Dinner hour on the docks, Jacksonville, Florida, 1910-1920

 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1908

 Emancipation Day, Richmond, Virginia, 1905

 Erecting Lethbridge viaduct, Lethbridge, Alberta, 1907-1909

 Feeding the pigeons, Boston Common, 1910-1920

 Flower vendor's Easter display in Union Square Park, New York, 1900-1910

 Girls of the paper mills, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1880-1899

Gordon Park, bathing pavilion, Cleveland, Ohio, 1900-1910

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Random Vintage

 Eleanor Roosevelt visiting with Children of the American Revolution at the White House, 1935

 Forgotten Women, unemployed and single, demanding jobs, 1933

 Girl Scouts cooking for First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Washington, DC, April 30, 1940

 Jackie Robinson


 Marjory Collins: Lancaster, Pennsylvania. 
Newsman at Center Square on a rainy market day, 1942

 Paul Carter: Negroes on a picnic, Newport News, Virginia, 1936

 Smiling young woman

 Integrated group making music

Women eating ice cream