View Along Park’s Fifth Avenue Is Being Painted in Oils. Arches National Park, May, 1972
A FEW BLOCKS FROM NICOLLET MALL IS HENNEPIN AVENUE FORMERLY THE DOWNTOWN MAIN STREET. IT IS NOW A GAUDY COLLECTION OF NEON SIGNS ADVERTISING ENTERTAINMENT SPOTS, 06/1973
YOUNGSTERS ON THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY AT THE KOSCIUSKO SWIMMING POOL IN BROOKLYN’S BEDFORD-STUYVESANT DISTRICT, NEW YORK CITY. INNER CITY RESIDENTS ENJOY USING THIS INTELLIGENTLY LOCATED POOL. THE INNER CITY TODAY IS AN ABSOLUTE CONTRADICTION TO THE MAIN STREAM AMERICA OF GAS STATIONS, EXPRESSWAYS, SHOPPING CENTERS AND TRACT HOMES. IT IS POPULATED BY BLACKS, LATINS […]
INEXPENSIVE RETIREMENT HOTELS ARE A HALLMARK OF THE SOUTH BEACH AREA. A FAVORED PLACE IS THE FRONT PORCH, WHERE RESIDENTS SIT AND CHAT OR WATCH THE ACTIVITIES ON THE BEACH, 06/1973
CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER AT HELEN IS A POPULAR SPOT TO BEGIN INNER TUBE FLOAT EXCURSIONS. THESE YOUTHS ARE PART OF A GROUP TOURING THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS REGIONS. SPONSORED BY THE CHRISTIAN ATHLETES OF COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA, THE TOUR INCLUDES A TWO MILE TUBE TRIP WHICH STARTS AT THE RIVER BRIDGE AT HELEN. THE SMALL MOUNTAIN COMMUNITY […]
BLACK RESIDENTS ON ONE OF THE BALCONIES OF THE ROBERT TAYLOR HOMES, A LOW INCOME HIGHRISE APARTMENT BUILDING IN CHICAGO. IT IS A COMPLEX OF 28 BUILDINGS LOCATED BETWEEN THE 3900 AND 5400 BLOCKS ON STATE STREET WITH 4,312 APARTMENTS HOUSING 25,220 PERSONS. A GOAL OF MANY RESIDENTS IS TO FIND A JOB THAT PAYS […]
Elderly residents of this building in the West 700 Block of 16th Street in Mulky Square must find other lodging soon. Their present home is in the path of I-635, October, 1973.
MRS. MAY WATKINS, DAUGHTER, BERTHA, CENTER, AND A PLAYMATE LOOK OVER A RELIGIOUS PAMPHLET JUST LEFT AT THEIR NEW HOME, BY A LOCAL MINISTER. MRS. WATKINS BELIEVES IN GOD AND TOLD HER CHILDREN THEY SHOULD GO TO CHURCH, AND NOT CURSE OR SMOKE. THEIR NEW HOME IS LARGER AND HAS GAS HEAT THROUGHOUT COMPARED TO […]
HAROLD, A MULKY SQUARE BOY WHO SAYS THAT HE SPENT A YEAR AT THE MISSOURI BOYS’ REFORMATORY IN BOONVILLE, SHOWS OFF HIS SMOKING STYLE AND HIS TATTOOS. YOUNGER BOYS ACCEPT HAROLD AS A NATURAL LEADER, 10/1973
ANNUAL SMELT RUN AT SINGING BRIDGE, TAWAS CITY. IN MID-APRIL THOUSANDS OF FISHERMEN GATHER AT WHITNEY DRAIN, A MANMADE CANAL ON LAKE HURON, TO DIPNET FOR THESE SMALL FISH. EFFICIENT FLOATING RECEPTACLE REDUCES NUMBER OF TRIPS TO SHORE, 04/1973
Americana Hotel, circa 1960s – Gary, Indiana John D. Freeman, Freeman Studios (#55013) “When you want to sleep in style, stop at Americana Hotel, 6200 East Melton Road, U.S. Routes 12 and 20, Gary, Indiana. Located in the world-famous Indiana Sand Dunes, the Americana features a spectacular Riviera swimming pool, and beautifully appointed air-conditioned rooms. […]
Gary, Indiana, 1960’s
Martin Luther King, Jr., speaking to a crowd at Brown Chapel in Selma, Alabama. A child is sitting in front of the podium, looking at the camera. Date 1965-1968 circa
Andrew Young, Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokely Carmichael, Floyd McKissick, and others, participating in the “March Against Fear” begun by James Meredith. June, 1966. Photographer: Jim Peppler
Selma to Montgomery marchers in Montgomery. One marcher is carrying a sign that reads, “God hath made of one blood all nations & men.” This is from a collection of sixteen slides, chiefly of the Selma to Montgomery March, owned by a Lutheran minister who was possibly the photographer. His name is unknown. March 25, […]
African American women, children, and an older man waving to Selma to Montgomery marchers from the sidewalk. This is from a collection of sixteen slides, chiefly of the Selma to Montgomery March, owned by a Lutheran minister who was possibly the photographer. His name is unknown. March 25, 1965
Wet boy standing outside with arms outstretched. The Cornett Family. Leatherwood, Kentucky.
Unidentified hunters with their deer : Jacksonville, Florida. 1956
View showing damaged car on fire : Jacksonville, Florida. 1953
Hunters posing with their bobcat : Jacksonville, Florida, 1953.
Man seated under a psychograph, Photographer: Norton & PeelPhotograph Collection 1963
Bethel College choir, St. Paul, Photographer: Norton & Peel Photograph Collection 1965
Man in room with IBM machines, Photographer: Norton & Peel,Photograph Collection, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1965
Les Kouba, wildlife artist, painting at an easel, Photographer: Norton & PeelPhotograph Collection, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1965
Sunshine Biscuits Inc., 701 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, Photographer: Norton and Peel, 1965
Dining hall, Stillwater Prison. Minneapolis Star Journal Tribune, 6/25/1950
Luther W. Youngdahl fishing on Mille Lacs Lake with Herbert A. Nelson and Frank D. Blair. 1950
“Weegee,” photographer, with colleagues at the Star. Photographer: Schreiber-Hager, 10/10/1950
African American section hand seated, three-quarter-length portrait, facing slightly left, at Alma Plantation, False River, Louisiana. July, 1934.
Alexander Rolle, Old Bight, Cat Island, Bahamas, July 1935.
Crockett Ward (with fiddle), Virginia. 1937.
Baptism, near Mineola, Tex., Summer, 1935.
James Baker (Iron Head), prisoner, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing right, Sugar Land, Texas. 1934. Alan Lomax, Photographer, (1915-2002)
African American man, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, 1900
A rest stop for Greyhound bus passengers on the way from Louisville, Kentucky, to Nashville, Tennessee, with separate accommodations for colored passengers. September, 1943
A Greyhound bus trip from Louisville, Kentucky, to Memphis, Tennessee, and the terminals. Sign at bus station. Rome, Georgia. September, 1943
Street in Baltimore, Maryland, Negro section. July, 1938
Plantation owner’s daughter checks weight of cotton. Kaufman County, Texas. July – August, 1936
A hobo “jungle” along riverfront. Saint Louis, Missouri. March, 1936
Farmer after shopping trip. Skyline Farms, Alabama. February, 1937
Evangelist preaching sermon. Pentecostal church, Cambria, Illinois. January, 1939
New Madrid spillway where evicted sharecroppers were moved from highway, New Madrid County, Missouri. January, 1939
Knox County, Tennessee (Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)). Mrs. Robert Bacon, farm wife, with some of her electric appliances – fan, ironer, radio. June, 1942
A group of steelworkers discussing politics, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. July, 1938
Drawing water from well. Gees Bend, Alabama. April, 1937 Gee’s Bend, also known as Boykin, is a very poor tenant community in Alabama, United States of America lying at the edge of the Black Belt in Wilcox County, about thirty miles southwest of Selma. The name comes from a planter named Joseph Gee, the first […]