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1937. Charleston, South Carolina. "Old Armory, 8 Chalmers Street. Original structure dates to 1851. Deutschen Feuer Kompagnie until merged with city fire department, then Engine House No. 1 by 1881; Carolina Light Infantry armory until 1907; then Good Samaritan Hall and Embry Mission. Abuts Old Slave Market."

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Arlington County, Va., circa 1941. "National Airport. Plane in front of passenger terminal and control tower."

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May 1913. Randleman, N.C. "Charley Humble. Said he was 10 years old. Has a regular job. Been helping his sister for some months in the Deep River Mills. Mother and sister work. Father deserted."

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April 1955. "Duke Ellington and band members playing baseball in front of their segregated motel while touring in Florida." Who'll be first to locate the Astor? From photos by Charlotte Brooks (who died this month at age 95) for the Look magazine assignment "A Living Legend Swings On."

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June 1937. "Mississippi grocery store." Another of Dorothea Lange's quirky-sign photos.

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May 1943. "Palacios, Texas. Liquor store." The original wine box.

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January 1959. "Boating on Florida's Suwannee River. Bud and Pat Boyett, with children Vic and Becky, vacationing on their boat near paddlewheeler Belle of Suwannee."

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November 16, 1935. "New Orleans photographs -- 1123 Royal Street." Hi, Bob!

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Florida circa 1897. "Road near Rockledge." 8x10 inch glass negative by William 1938. "Petitin's Store, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Building dates to ca. 1834." While this ad-encrusted grocery might strike you as charmingly rustic, the Dr. Pepper sign seems to have so offended the photographer's sensibilities that for the other pictures she took, she draped it with a cloth.Henry Jackson. Note the giant plate carrier held by his assistant.

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Montgomery, Alabama, circa 1906. "Commerce Street from Court Square." Whose designer would probably be none too pleased with the telephone poles and wires sprouting from his fountain.

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1938. "Petitin's Store, Grand Coteau, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. Building dates to ca. 1834." While this ad-encrusted grocery might strike you as charmingly rustic, the Dr. Pepper sign seems to have so offended the photographer's sensibilities that for the other pictures she took, she draped it with a cloth.

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Step on a crack ...
June 1943. Arlington County, Virginia. "Arlington Farms, war duration residence halls. Sunbathers on the sidewalk in the back of Idaho Hall."

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September 1942. "Richwood, W. Va. Station scene at departure of men to help in the harvest in upstate New York."

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June 1942. "Light tank, Fort Knox, Kentucky."

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1939. "St. James Hotel, Selma, Dallas County, Alabama. Building dates to circa 1840. Now market warehouse. Three story brick masonry, two story porch, ornamental iron work."
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