Historic Reference

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1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos 1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos

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1900s Railroad Train Signals Factory Product Photos

$195.00

(4) internal printed photos using (3) different and early photo isolation processes. Likely Westinghouse (Pittsburgh PA), measure 8 3/4 x 10 1/4” nice condition with original binder holes. Dirt scuffs at edges less noticeable and...
1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo 1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo

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1890s West Virginia Homesteader Baseball Player Photo

$295.00

Remarkable details and circumstance. Rough shod plank home identified Howesville West Virginia, early bib uniform reads B.C. / R.F. Three young girls, perhaps a mother missing or that young girl on his right is the...
1930s Bloody Steel CIO Union Factory Protest Strike Photos 1930s Bloody Steel CIO Union Factory Protest Strike Photos

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1930s Bloody Steel CIO Union Factory Protest Strike Photos

$450.00

With the 1930 merger Republic was reported to have become the third largest steel maker in the country, with a violently divided work force in the most turbulent years of unionization. Local press photos (3)...
1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos 1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos

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1900 Indian Native Trackers Guides Scout Photos

$5,500.00

Six figures in total, mounted on horseback, in three distinct pairs. From left: Frontier archetypes (possible military chevron / calvary jacket far left) with rifles; Native American men (Lakota / Sioux dress?) and men at right...
1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo 1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo

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1919 Ringling Brothers Inaugural Barnum & Bailey Circus Season Photo

$295.00

John & Charles Ringling marking the famous merger, 1919/20 season. If that is indeed Alfred far left (no online references available for comparison) the photograph would date before his death in October 1919. Marvelous ticket...
1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos 1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos

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1930s Blood Poison Devil Factory Safety Sign Photos

$195.00

Painted signs and paper mache demon! Identified Locomotive Stoker Company (Westinghouse), student art by Artists League of Pittsburgh. Each measures 8.25 x 10.75”, gelatin on thin paper meant to be bound. Nice condition with consistent toning. ...
1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo 1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo

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1920s Crystal Radio School Kit Lg Mounted Photo

$125.00

Proud parents paid for the BIG photo! Very good condition with flecks and edge chips, creases and loss to board. Thin 8 x 10" mount. 
1920s Ohio Mastodon Skeleton Archeology Dig RPPC Photos 1920s Ohio Mastodon Skeleton Archeology Dig RPPC Photos

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1920s Ohio Mastodon Skeleton Archeology Dig RPPC Photos

$295.00

1926 Johnstown Ohio dig which resulted in the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's specimen. (8) photo postcards measure 3.5 x 5.5”, all signed C.A. Benedict. Pasted on original scrapbook pages, some folds at left margin...
1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo 1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo

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1910s TELEPHONE Commercial Building Snapshot Photo

$95.00

Some of the earliest reference I've seen and tonal / rich in person. Measures 3.75 x 4.75”, thin paper with clipped corners. 
1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo 1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

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1930s Integrated Butcher Shop Consumer Photo

$295.00

Speaks loudly. Captures the tension of the shop owner at register, the photographer who rather progressively for the time includes the African American customer (likely a domestic) and she with down turned eyes and folded hands who seems to...
19thc Civil War Era Santa Fe Trail West Indian Fort Oklahoma Photo 19thc Civil War Era Santa Fe Trail West Indian Fort Oklahoma Photo

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19thc Civil War Era Santa Fe Trail West Indian Fort Oklahoma Photo

$1,250.00

Wagons circled at left and men at right with solitary man and his horse in the foreground identified as Lieut. Carson’s Camp. This may represent Camp Nichols in what is now Cimarron County, OK so...
1900s Coal Mine Interior Photo RPPC 1900s Coal Mine Interior Photo RPPC

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1900s Coal Mine Interior Photo RPPC

$95.00

RARE view, considering the early date (1906) of camera / lighting technology. Postally sent from Mount Pleasant PA, which likely means a Henry Clay Frick mine. Measures 3.5 x 5.5”, nice condition with tear /...
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