Historic Reference

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1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer 1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer

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1910s PRR Railroad Signed Noted Photographer

$950.00

William Rau was a seminal name in the opening decades of the early 20thc. He photographed Teddy Roosevelt's Inauguration, the Eruption of Mount Pelee and was the OFFICIAL photographer of the St. Louis World's Fair....
1900s EARLY Animal Conservation Natural History NYC Zoo Photo Album 1900s EARLY Animal Conservation Natural History NYC Zoo Photo Album

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1900s EARLY Animal Conservation Natural History NYC Zoo Photo Album

$7,500.00

Assembled in the opening years of the twentieth century from inside in the field of taxidermy and / or preservation, seemingly working with America’s first zoos in New York City. Identifications: 1903 Captive Giraffe (signed M.M. Strickler), Captive...
WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

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WWI Munitions Pittsburgh Factory Women's Labor Photo Archive

$2,500.00

Meticulous documentation of the Homefront / Military Industrial Complex War Effort with heavy focus on the female work force. Attributed to Westinghouse Electric Manufacturing Company (Pittsburgh PA) which according to research, is said to have...
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. 
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