Historic Reference

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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 /...
1913 Kenosha Wisconsin Auto Assembly Line RPPC Photo 1913 Kenosha Wisconsin Auto Assembly Line RPPC Photo

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1913 Kenosha Wisconsin Auto Assembly Line RPPC Photo

$450.00

Dated March 3, 1913 Kenosha WI this image likely documents a scene from the innovative Thomas Jeffrey (by then, his son Charles T. Jeffrey) company that sold to Nash in 1916. With innovative car designs...
19thc Horse XRAY Scientific Skeleton Photo 19thc Horse XRAY Scientific Skeleton Photo

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19thc Horse XRAY Scientific Skeleton Photo

$295.00

Incredible, the bone structure posed / supported by thin posts and wires. Thin albumen paper likely dates to the 1880s and uneven trim measures 4.75 x 6”. Heavy gelatin with sepia cast and nice condition...
1930 Industrial Factory Workers Labor Photo 1930 Industrial Factory Workers Labor Photo

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1930 Industrial Factory Workers Labor Photo

$125.00

In house and professional photographer, likely a steel manufacturer and possibly Ohio. High gloss and tonal in person, measures 5 x 6.75" with curl.
1900s LAKE Construction Crew Labor Photo 1900s LAKE Construction Crew Labor Photo

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1900s LAKE Construction Crew Labor Photo

$125.00

Bucket brigade of at least a dozen men, the tiny building atop a brick pilaster.  Mount measures 5 x 6" with staple holes and scrapes to board. 
1910s PRR Railroad Town Boarding House Labor Photo RPPCs 1910s PRR Railroad Town Boarding House Labor Photo RPPCs

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1910s PRR Railroad Town Boarding House Labor Photo RPPCs

$135.00

Company town that seems to have only built a PRR freight loop (which was not completed) and then vanished. Three cards (3.5 x 5.5) document the valley, work crew and P. McManus Boys Home &...
Dust Bowl Farmer Hercules Powder Dynamite Boxes Portrait Photo Dust Bowl Farmer Hercules Powder Dynamite Boxes Portrait Photo

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Dust Bowl Farmer Hercules Powder Dynamite Boxes Portrait Photo

$150.00

Incredible reference. Seated on an up turned crate with the expanse of desert behind. Snapshot measures 3.5 x 5.75” with edge tears (loss), gloss marks, and corner creases from an earlier mount.
1910s Women Sewing Machines Textile Industry Labor Photo 1910s Women Sewing Machines Textile Industry Labor Photo

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1910s Women Sewing Machines Textile Industry Labor Photo

$135.00

Scarce factory interior, compelling YOUNG face at center. Mount measures 8 x 10”, soiled at margins with pencil and round corners.
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1920s Circus Mobile Electricity Wagon Labor Photo 1920s Circus Mobile Electricity Wagon Labor Photo

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1920s Circus Mobile Electricity Wagon Labor Photo

$125.00

Remarkable reference and EARLY.  Identified 1923 A. G. Barnes Circus electrician, lineman & “trouble spotter”. Measures 4.75 x 6.75” in miserable condition. Soiling, foxing and long ago taped together.
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