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December 1942. Melrose Park, Ill. "L. Logan, of West Chicago, boilermaker at the Proviso Yard roundhouse, Chicago & North Western R.R." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano, Office of War Information.
April 1943 | "Chicago & North Western R.R. -- Mrs. Dorothy Lucke, employed as a wiper at the roundhouse in Clinton, Iowa." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information"
December 1942. Three West Coast streamliners in the Chicago & North Western yards at Chicago. 4×5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano.
Leatherwood, Kentucky, circa 1964. "Cornett boys smoking by car." Reminds me of growing up in the South. We felt an obligation to support North Carolina Tobacco Farmers.
Tough guy in the car is wearing sissy shoes!
Wanted to spend summer picking tobacco, dumb kid...dad said no.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1907. "A Mill Street." Fifty Shades of Black. 7x5 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Home Cooking: 1910
October 1940. "Spectators at the annual barrel rolling contest in Presque Isle, Maine." 35mm nitrate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.
Children by Gertrude Käsebier Retronaut | Retronaut - See the past like you wouldn't believe.
William GEDNEY :: Prince Albert / A Cornett boy smoking and holding tobacco can, Leatherwood, Kentucky, 1964
This child is only mocking what he has seen others do! My heart goes out to him,
My husbsnd is from leatherwood ky and he was smoking at 4 yrs old 60 yrs later still is .....not recommended ....
My husband is from leatherwood and wAs smoking at age 4.. 60 yrs later he still is ...not recommended....
Hi Laci.....In those precious hills of ky....things happened faster with kids, but today I believe cigs are stronger with more stuff in them. So happy he is still well but will pray that he stops. God's best to you all!
Long Beach, California. October 1942. "Annette del Sur publicizing salvage campaign in yard of Douglas Aircraft Company." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.
Now, imagine the washing done by hand... | Circa 1900-1910. "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.
Dietmar Temps, Ethiopian tribes, Mursi