. September 1938. "Farm wife washing clothes. Lake Dick Project, Arkansas." 35mm negative by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration
Washington, D.C., circa 1919. "Oppenheimer's dress shop."
New York circa 1901. "The Great Coal Mine, Coney Island." From the book Coney Island and Astroland: "The Great Coal Mine was a 1,500-foot-long dark ride that enabled visitors to travel on coal cars through several levels of a dimly lit simulated mine. It opened in 1901 on the north side of Surf Avenue at West Tenth Street
Florida circa 1904. "Beach Street, Daytona." There is a early Coca- Cola sign on Burdine's Pharmacy. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.
New York circa 1905. "Main tower, Luna Park, Coney Island."
April 1864. "Brandy Station, Virginia. Gen. Rufus Ingalls on horseback. Photograph from the main Eastern theater of war -- winter quarters at Brandy Station." Wet plate glass negative by Timothy H. O'Sullivan.
March 1909. Bridgeport, Connecticut. -- Boys selling papers at the depot. Smallest one has been selling for eight years. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
. Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island, circa 1910. "Hotel (New) Mathewson." For many years the pre-eminent lodging in the "City of Hotels."
"Dreamland Park, Coney Island (Original Image). 1906 - It's hard to believe it all burned to the ground. This was one heck of a coloring job but I was intrigued to see Dreamland as it might have been. If only we could visit this amazing place.
Washington, D.C., or vicinity circa 1925. "No. 89 -- Cemetery picture - One last look around topside. National Photo glass negative.
New York circa 1905. "Surf bathing at Coney Island." The latest in revealing swimwear!
May 27, 1913. "Auto polo, Coney Island. George Grantham Bain Collection.
April 1906. San Francisco after the earthquake and fire. "Sutter Street up from Grant Avenue." 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing.
New York circa 1903. "Remember the poor: a Salvation Army Christmas box."
New York Banana Docks 1905Unloading Bananas New Your 1905
The Detroit Photographic Company was founded in the 1890s by Detroit businessman and publisher William A. Livingstone, Jr., and photographer and photo-publisher Edwin H. Husher. The company had the exclusive rights to the photochrom process for the American market. Photochrom is a technique which allows the color enhancement of black-and white photography with the means of chromolithography. The company specialized on postcards of American and European subjects, including cityscapes, reproductions of artwork, natural landmarks and folklore. The company went out of business in 1924 Most of the existing negatives and prints are now housed by the United States Library of Congress. A large collection of photographic and photomechanical prints are also housed by the Beinecke library at Yale University The Archives and Special Collections at Amherst College holds a collection of photochrom images of American landmarks from 1898 to 1908 – The next slide is an example of the Detroit photographic Co. Chromolithography allowed the company to mass-produce photorealistic color motifs long before color photography became economically feasible
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