Thursday, January 31, 2013

Cabinet Cards - Entertainers

 Lettice Fairfax, English actress, 1898

 Lillie Langtry, famous English actress, 1884

 Lulu Glaser, actress and singer, Chicago, 1894

 Lulu Glaser, actress and singer, Chicago, 1894

 Lulu Glaser, actress and singer, New York, 1893

 Carlotta Brianza, Italian ballerina

 Marion Elmore, stage actress, Philadelphia

 Mary Anderson, stage actress, as Galatea

Julia Marlowe, stage actress, Providence, Rhode Island

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Russell Lee

 Indian mother and baby, near Little Fork, Minnesota, 1937

 Indian woman, wife of farmer, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, 1939

 Mrs. Huravitch and youngest son. Williams County, North Dakota, 1937

 Mrs. Theodore Eickholt and her three children, 
Miller Township, Woodbury County, Iowa, 1936

 Mrs. Sophie Rudd, a widow who lives by herself on forty acres of land 
near Black River Falls, Wisconsin, 1937

 Mrs. Olie Thompson ready to drive home from the spring with barrels full of water. 
Williams County, North Dakota, 1937

 Negro agricultural day laborer picking string beans in field near Muskogee, Oklahoma, 1939

 Negro FSA clients listening to farm supervisor at mass meeting 
near Marshall, Texas. Sabine Farms, Texas, 1939

 Native Spanish-American dance at fiesta, Taos, New Mexico, 1940

Negro family with supplies in wagon ready to leave for the farm, 
Saturday afternoon, San Augustine, Texas, 1939

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Alfred Palmer

Here are some more amazing photos of the women who helped us win World War II.

 North American Aviation workers assembling wing component for a P-51 fighter, 1942

 Metal parts are placed on masonite by this employee 
before they slide under the multi-ton hydropress, 1942

 Engine installers at Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach, California, 1942

 Part of the cowling for one of the motors for a B-25 bomber is assembled, 1942

 Punching rivet holes in a frame member for a B-25 bomber, 1942

 Sheet metal parts are numbered with this pneumatic numbering machine in North American Aviation's sheet metal department, Inglewood, California, 1942

 These girls are preparing a metal fuel tank to receive a bullet-sealing cover, 
an important new safety development to military aviation, 1942

 Two women workers capping and inspecting tubing which goes into the 
manufacture of the Vengeance (A-31) dive bomber, 1943

 Riveting team working on the cockpit shell of a C-47 heavy transport 
at North American Aviation, 1942

Switch boxes on the firewalls of B-25 bombers are assembled by women workers 
at North American Aviation's Inglewood, California, plant, 1942

Monday, January 28, 2013

G. G. Bain

 Crowd gathered in front of butcher shop during meat riot, New York, 1910

 Miss E. Brannan, Miss J.S. Schweiderman, Mrs. M.S. Smith, Mrs. John Rogers, and Miss E. Mayer holding umbrellas, New York City, May 1912

 Mrs. S. Loebinger, suffragette, speaking to crowd on street, New York, 1910

 Suffrage and labor activist Flora Dodge "Fola" La Follette (1882-1970), social reformer and missionary Rose Livingston and a young striker during a garment strike in New York City in 1913

 Suffragists Susan Walker Fitzgerald, Emma Bugbee, Maggie Murphy and Harriot Stanton Blatch at a women's suffrage parade in New York City, 1913

 Tiller Girls
Tiller Girls

Friday, January 25, 2013

Detroit Publishers

 A Seminole mother and children, 1910-1920

 A bit of country life, 1900

 A Walk in Lincoln Park, Chicago, 1900

 Group at Rio Vista, Grosse Ile, Michigan, 1900-1910

 Group at the Balsams, Dixville Notch, White Mountains, 1895-1910

 Group of skyscrapers, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1910-1920

 Ice fountain, Washington Boulevard, Detroit, Michigan, 1900-1906

 Ice harvesting, baring off, 1900-1906

 Indian village, Saint Marys Canal celebration, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, 1905

Irene Rock, an Assiniboin schoolgirl at Fort Belknap, 1907

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Tom Parker

Mr. Parker was another photographer documenting the Japanese Internment experience.

 Grade school children leaving the school, at the Jerome Relocation Center. During the rainy season, the Jerome Center was one vast quagmire. Denson, Arkansas, 1943

 Home visiting day, when parents will visit the school, is a big event, 
and these nursery school children are decked out in their special costumes 
for the special occasion. Denson, Arkansas, 1943

 Junior high school students at their first social hour cut loose with a bit of rug cutting. 
Amache, Colorado, 1942

 Knitting warm woolen clothing for her children against the coming winter, this Japanese mother, at the Topaz Relocation Center, takes advantage of the warm Utah sun. 1943

 Miss Mary Saito and Miss Alice Yamaoka, young Nisei residents at the Granada Relocation Center, register for defense employment with the assistance of Mr. Moon, W.R.A. Employment Division Representative. Amache, Colorado, 1943

 Masao Hatano, teacher of Ikebana, points out details to student Fumiko Yoshigawa. 
The art of Ikebana, or plant arrangements, combines story telling 
and decoration. Denson, Arkansas, 1943

 Lunch time and the workers of the first contingent display healthy appetites. 
Amache, Colorado, 1942

 Montana beet farmer, Spencer, gives these young evacuees of Japanese ancestry, who have volunteered for farm work, instructions in the art of topping sugar beets. 1942

 Nine month old Takashi Yoshida symbolizes the spirit of Christmas 
at the Granada Relocation Center. Amache, Colorado, 1943

 Mrs. S. Nako entertains a friend, Mrs. William Hosokawa, for an afternoon's knitting. 
Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1943

 Mrs. Kobayashi and the youngest of her family. Amache, Colorado, 1942

 Playground games during the winter calls for a lot of action to keep warm. A young fourth grader makes the most of the 15 minute morning recess. Amache, Colorado, 1942

 Over and under with a volley ball is an exciting game of these grade school children during the morning recess. Amache, Colorado, 1942

 Residents of Japanese ancestry, at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, were quick to grasp the recreational advantages of Wyoming's cold winter. 1943

Residents of Japanese ancestry, at the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, were quick to grasp the recreational advantages of Wyoming's cold winter. 1943

 Ruby Hifumi, 16 year old high school student with a special New Year's flower arrangement. The flower arrangement of the three materials symbolizes in order, hardiness, courage and strength. Heart Mountain, Wyoming, 1943

One thing about Arkansas mules - you don't have to keep your eye glued to the road - so say these young Nisei boys as they deliver firewood to barracks within the center. Denson, Arkansas, 1942