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  • All fields: 1940s
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    • Outhouse, c. 1941

    • Yavno, Max
    • View of a dilapidated outhouse in a Philadelphia slum belonging to a six-family tenement. Taken as part of a project for the Works Progress Administration.
    • Black-and-white photography; Toilets; Abandoned buildings; Brick walls
    • Henry McFee

    • Baskerville, Charles
    • Henry McFee, the American painter and draftsman, stands posed in profile holding a brush with his back to a painting in an ornate frame on an easel.
    • Portrait photography; McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953; Men's clothing; Beards; Artists' materials
    • Janitzio

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • Fishing nets drying in the sun near Janitzio, Mexico. Several fishermen and a boat are visible in the distance. In the far distance are mountains.
    • Black-and-white photography; Fishers; Gelatin silver print; Photography-Mexico; Travel photography
    • Life Goes On-Antigua

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A group of men and women gathered in a ruined architectural structure.
    • Architecture; Black-and-white photography; Travel photography; Documentary photography; Photogravure
    • Baptism in Triplett Creek

    • Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990
    • A group of men, women, and children participating in a baptism in Triplett Creek, in Kentucky.
    • Initiation rites-Religious aspects; Rivers; Women; Men; Children-United States; Women's clothing; Girl's clothing; Boy's clothing; Documentary photography; Women photographers
    • Barbara Mullen, Flat Hat, Bare Back, Harper's Bazaar, New York, 1958

    • Bassman, Lillian
    • Barbara Mullen’s celebrated twenty-inch waist is at the center of Flat Hat Bare Back, which Bassman shot for Harper’s Bazaar in 1958. The formal, compositional elements of black-and-white fashion photography, which have since become Bassman’s...
    • Black-and-white photography; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Fashion
    • Steel Mills, Midland, PA

    • Delano, Jack
    • View of the top of the steel works of Midland, Pennsylvania, from a distance; huts, houses and small field in the foreground.
    • United States. Farm Security Administration; Midland (Beaver County, Pa.); Iron industry and trade; Iron and steel workers-Housing; Dye transfer print; Documentary photography
    • In Main Street, Cascade

    • Lee, Russell
    • Printed 1986. Street scene in a small town, blue sky, row of shops with signs Beer, Cafe, Drugs. Four cars parked.
    • City and town life; Street life; Street photography; Dye transfer print; Documentary photography
    • William Manker

    • Baskerville, Charles
    • Portrait of the ceramics artist William Manker, with ceramic pieces.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Men; Men's clothing; Ceramics
    • Commuters, Lowell, Mass

    • Delano, Jack
    • People dressed in winter coats standing at a bus stop, snow covered roof of building behind them, lamp-post with "No Parking" sign.
    • Commuters; Winter; Clothing and dress-United States; Dye transfer print
    • Quiet Corner in Querétaro

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • Photograph of a quiet, unpopulated street corner in the town of Queretaro, Mexico. Brooms and other objects are depicted leaning against the buildings. No people are present.
    • Photography-Mexico; Travel photography; Street life; Photogravure
    • Tranquility, No.4

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A landscape showing several ducks in the foreground, a body of water, and mountains in the distance. From Abbott's work in Mexico.
    • Ocean; Birds; Landscape; Photography-Mexico; Gelatin silver print
    • Magueyes, No. 2

    • Abbott, Gordon C.
    • A close-up photograph of several maguey, or agave, plants.
    • Black-and-white photography; Cactus; Nature; Photography-Mexico; Still-life photography
    • William Manker

    • Baskerville, Charles
    • Portrait of the ceramics artist William Manker, looking at a bowl.
    • Portrait photography; Black-and-white photography; Men; Men's clothing; Ceramics

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