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1906. "Post Office -- Montgomery, Alabama." Municipal Dungeon (Basement Level) open daily 9 to 3.

(In New York, but Hotel Dixie!)
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New York's 43rd Street, just off Times Square, circa 1950. "Hotel Dixie -- 700 rooms, each with bath and radio." Not to mention their own bus depot. Now the somewhat infamous Hotel Carter

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Circa 1920. "V.P.I. Cadet Company 'B'." The men of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg.

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Mobile, Alabama, circa 1906. "Cotton Exchange." A building with beaucoup bling -- note the crown-topped bale signifying you-know-what.

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New Orleans circa 1903. "Cotton on the Mississippi River levee."

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"Virginia P.I. Cadet Band." Circa 1920, the men of Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg.

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Circa 1906. "New Exchange Hotel. Montgomery, Alabama."

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1907. "County bridge, Tennessee River, Chattanooga." The Walnut Street Bridge, now a "linear park" for pedestrians.

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South Carolina circa 1906. "Old Charleston. Church Street just below Tradd Street showing Col. Robert Brewton's house -- No. 71 Church Street at left with piazza."

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August 1942. "Aviation cadets in training at Corpus Christi, Texas, Naval Air Base."

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For millions of women across America in the first half of the 20th century, working from home might mean "taking in wash" for another family.
November 1939. "Negro woman carrying laundry home along highway between Durham and Mebane, North Carolina."
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