Infamous Federal prison on Alcatraz Island. The photo was taken from
the a hilltop in San Francisco, California in 1948.
Historic photo looking down Market Street at Powell Street in San Francisco,
California towards the Bank of America tower in the 1930's.
A 1940's Barber Shop in Maryland showing the shaving cups for the
individual customers. Note the barber's visor.
A famous old Las Vegas casino, the Boulder Club, operated from
1931 to 1960 in downtown Las Vegas. This photograph was taken in the 1940's when one could make bets with a dime.
Unique photo of kitty cat sipping beer while the patron was asleep in
a New York City Irish bowery bar.
High School Boys Cooking Class offered through the public schools in
Northern Minnesota in 1938 were to teach boys the basics of cooking in preparation for camping trips to the North Woods and
as future husbands. Note the cutesy aprons.
Wonderful Russell Lee FSA photograph taken in 1936 of the
Brazos Fish Market located in Waco, Texas. Lee often used signs & advertising to help capture the moment in his
classic images from the Depression Era. Note the Budweiser and Faust Beer advertisements along with Coca-Cola. This
photograph was originally printed from negative.
Denison, Texas Chief of Police Wade Taylor and his shiny new Ford Squad
Car.The vehicle is a 1932 Ford Model 18 (V-8). The chief poses with his new Ford after he was reputed to have chased
the notorious Clyde Barrow Gang out of this North Texas community and across the Oklahoma line. Chief Taylor reported
to the citizens of Denison that the new car performed much better than his old squad car and was safe at high speeds.
Spectacular old night photograph of downtown Denver, Colorado.
This particular image, probably from the late 1930's, was taken at Christmas time. Printed from negative.
View of the theater district in downtown Denver, Colorado on Sixteenth
Street. The area housed most of the theaters in the Colorado city in the 1940's & 1950's.
"The Biggest Little City in the World" night photograph of
the downtown area of Reno, Nevada in the 1930's. Reno boasts the lighted sign in this nostalgic old view of the
gambling city in an earlier day. Photo originally printed from negative.
The Eaton Rancho on 12010 Ventura Blvd, in Studio City, California.
According to a reliable source you could get 1/2 chicken, whipped potatos, vegetable, chicken gravy, biscuit, apple butter
with dessert for $1.00 in 1937!
Vendor for Wainwright's Eskimo Pies takes a welcome break from hocking
the ice cream at a local carnival in Donaldsonville, Louisiana in the 1930's. The hard times of the Depression in
a poor state like Louisiana made for a tough job especially in the hot summer sun.
Image of children gathered around a Good Humor Ice Cream truck in the
1920's. In 1920, Harry Burt invented the Good Humor Ice Cream Bar and patented it in 1923. Burt sold his Good
Humor bars from a fleet of white trucks like this equipped with bells & uniformed drivers. Good Humor is still sold
today under the Breyers label.
Photo of the symbol for the Mobil Oil Company, the giant Pegasus
sign has become more than just a corporate logo to the people of Dallas. A local landmark, the brightly lit red-winged
horse rotates above the Magnolia Building. The Pegasus Project, a local nonprofit effort, rebuilt it at a cost of $650,000
between the years 1999 and 2000. The original Pegasus sign, taken down while the new one was being built, can still be seen
displayed at the Dallas Farmers Market.
Historical USDA photo of a black woman jitter-bugging in a juke joint
on Saturday afternoon in Clarkdale, Mississippi in November 1939. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott.
1951 downtown street scene photograph of Elm Street in Dallas, Texas,
looking west. The Majestic Theater is on the right, the Tower & Palace can be seen in the background. Titche-Goettinger
Department Store is on the left. This photograph was taken in September as banners for the State Fair of Texas are flying
above the traffic. Photo was originally printed from negative.
Photo of the Missouri Pacific Trailways Station in Brownsville, Texas
taken in 1951.
Image Archives USA * 60 1st Street * P.O. Box 849 * Friday Harbor, WA* USA * 98250 Phone: (360) 378-9193
Powered by Register.com