Cornett family, Kentucky, 1972. Girls by car. The Cornett women, like the menfolk, seemed to congregate around cars. 35mm negative by William Gedney. Gedney Photographs and Writings Collection, Duke University
1960. "Robert Stack in his role as Eliot Ness on the television program The Untouchables." Photo by Earl Theisen for the Look magazine article "How 'The Untouchables' Hypoed TV's Crime Wave.
Cornett family, Kentucky, 1972. Girls playing with Barbie dolls next to parked car. More members of the Cornett clan and its fleet of vehicles. William Gedney Photographs and Writings Collection, Duke University
Case Study House No. 22 by Pierre Koenig (?)
Working Girls 1902; Dayton, Ohio, circa 1902. "Indicator department, National Cash Register Co." Our second glimpse this month at the inner workings of National Cash Register. 8x10 glass negative by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Publishing.
Children In The Work Force
Early 1900s, children worked in unsafe conditions to earn money for their family's. These brave children were sometimes the only provider.
Cable Car, San Fransisco (1958)
January 22, 1909. Tifton, Georgia. "Family working in the Tifton Cotton Mill. Mrs. A.J. Young works in mill and at home. Nell (oldest girl) alternates in mill with mother. Mammy (next girl) runs 2 sides. Mary (next) runs 1½ sides. Elic (oldest boy) works regularly. Eddie (next girl) helps in mill, sticks on bobbins. Four smallest children not working yet. The mother said she earns $4.50 a week and all the children earn $4.50 a week. Husband died and left her with 11 children. Two of them went off and got married. The family left the farm two years ago to work in the mill." Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine.
May 21, 1953. "New Canaan Public Library. New Canaan, Connecticut." Photo by Gottscho-Schleisner.
Arthur Rothstein's 1935 photo in Nethers Va.
Buffalo, N.Y., 1900. "Labor Day parade, Main Street." The city's Good Humor men pass in review. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.
Pittsburgh circa 1900. "Point Bridge and coal barges." Note the Duquesne Incline railway next to the Solomon & Ruben sign. 8x10 glass negative.
New York City circa 1900. "Jewish market on the East Side."
Vacation bungalow colony at Rockaway, Queens, c. 1910. George Grantham Bain Collection. Note "front yards" of sand decorated with seashells.
4 o'clock shift at the Ford Motor Company assembly plant in Detroit, Michigan (1910s)
Here It Is: 1924. Washington, D.C., 1924. "Indian Refining Co. -- Havoline Oil." The "Wasson Motor Check" at 14th Street and Florida Avenue NW, glimpsed earlier in this post.
The Cherries of Wrath: 1940. July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Migrant fruit workers from Arkansas." 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the FSA.
1959 Little Rock, Arkansas. Rally at State Capitol. Group protesting admission of the 'Little Rock Nine' to Central High School.
March 30, 1955. "Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach. General view of lobby. Morris Lapidus, architect." Gottscho-Schleisner photo.
December 21, 1908. Newton, North Carolina. "More youngsters in Newton Cotton Mills. Out of 150 employees there were 20 of these boys and girls." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
January 1937. "Migrant agricultural workers. Family from New Mexico, camped near the packinghouse at Deerfield, Florida. Note the box labeled 'Yakima Apples' which has been carried all the way from the apple orchards of Washington." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.
January 1959. "Majority of photographs concern Dr. John O. Brown, Negro ophthalmologist, and his family, and depicts various forms of racial segregation and integration in Miami. Second part of the job shows Bud and Pat Boyett, with children Vic and Becky, vacationing in Florida." 35mm Kodachrome by Frank Bauman for the Look magazine assignments "Expanding Florida" and "The Negro in Florida: One Man's Progress and the Fight Ahead."
March 30, 1955. "Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach. Over pool to hotel. Morris Lapidus, client." The luxe hostelry's first "season" after its opening. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.
Circa 1904. "The beach at Seabreeze -- Daytona, Florida." Open-air showcase for the latest styles in bonnets, bathing-costumes, self-propelled runabouts and light rigs. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co.
February 1939. "Young couple, migrant laborers, who work in packinghouse at Canal Point, Florida." The girl seen earlier here. Medium-format nitrate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration.
February 1939. "Migrant labor. Young packinghouse workers. Canal Point, Florida." Two of the thousands of young people who during the Great Depression found themselves picking or packing produce and living in a tent camp. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement Administration.
Circa 1910. "Bathing at West Palm Beach, Florida." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.
Miami circa 1923. "Mrs. F.H. Lockwood and Miss Joy Welford of Asheville, Mrs. G.M. Blaker." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
July 1939. Gordonton, North Carolina. Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. Note kerosene pump on the right and the gasoline pump on the left. Rough, unfinished timber posts.
Florida Dance, ca. 1902.
October 1940. "Near Caribou, Maine. The opening of school was delayed in sections of Aroostook County so children could help pick potatoes." Does this beat Introduction to Algebra? Photo by Jack Delano.
October 1939. "Oklahoman, worked three years as farm laborer, starts next year on his own place. Quit school after third day. Can neither read nor write. Is 'best farm laborer' this farmer ever had. Near Ontario, Malheur County, Oregon." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.
September 28, 1910. Browns Mills, New Jersey. "Smallest girl is 10-year-old Rosie Biodo, 1216 Annan St., Philadelphia. Carries cranberries at White's Bog. This is the fourth week of school in Philadelphia, and the people here expect to remain here two weeks more." Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
July 1936. "Picking cherries. Yakima, Washington." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.
July 1936. "Many fruit tramps live in tents like these. Yakima, Washington." Slang for the itinerant agricultural workers, many of them Dust Bowl refugees, who picked apples, pears and cherries in the Pacific Northwest. Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement Administration.
May 1938. "Farm family, Scioto Farms, Ohio." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. UPDATE: This is Earl Armentrout and his family, government rehabilitation clients who were relocated by the Resettlement Administration to a new house in a cooperative farming project, a story repeated thousands of times for families who were forced off the land by crop failures during the Dust Bowl era.