Snowy Washington, D.C.,. circa 1935. "East Front of U.S. Capitol at night in winter." 5x7 nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak.

Snowy Washington, D. circa "East Front of U. Capitol at night in winter." nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak.

One of my favorite photos. Soo many details.  Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Welcome to Detroit: 1900

Detroit, Michigan, circa “City Hall and Campus Martius.” To the left, the Soldiers and Sailors Monument; rising to the right is one of the city’s “moonlight tower” carbon-arc lamps. Palm trees and bananas strike a tropical note.

Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1920. "Street scene with horse and wagon." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe.

Charleston, South Carolina, circa “Street scene with horse and wagon.” inch nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Gaslight Alley:

February 1936. "Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads. Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania." Westmoreland Homesteads, built by the federal government as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act during the Great Depression, was a model community that housed the families of laid-off coal miners.

February "Kitchen in Westmoreland Homesteads." Westmoreland Homesteads, built by the federal government as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act during the Great Depression, was a model community that housed the f

Third Avenue Elevated Railroad, New York City, 1942 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)

historicalgotham: “ Third Avenue Elevated Railroad, New York City, 1942 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive) ”

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Just Us Girls (colorized): 1910

Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Just Us Girls: 1910 "Mrs. John Henderson with children.

New Zealand circa 1930s. "Model at sink in kitchen equipped with Atlas electric stove and Zip water heater."

Modern kitchen in New Zealand circa "Model at sink in kitchen equipped with Atlas electric stove and Zip water heater." Studio of Gordon Burt, Wellington.

An electric refrigerator helps Mrs. Case keep her eggs fresh in Lauderdale County, Alabama. This photograph for the Tennessee Valley Authority was taken by Arthur Rothstein in June, 1942.

(A lot of eggs!) An electric refrigerator helps Mrs. Case keep her eggs fresh in Lauderdale County, Alabama. This photograph for the Tennessee Valley Authority was taken by Arthur Rothstein in June,

That baby on the table cracks me up. Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Babycakes: 1943

Vintage old photo of Washington, D. December Second class petty officer studying in Washington and his wife eating dinner.

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