Archery Practice 1929.

Image Courtesy of the National Photo Company Collection at the Library Of Congress At Washington D.C.

American National Archery Association's champion in 1930, 1931, 1932 and 1934 Russell Hoogerhyde shoots an arrow past Clyde Wentworth in a 1929 publicity picture.

Testing A Bulletproof Vest 1923

Police officers testing bulletproof vests 1923.
from the National Photo Company Collection at the Library of Congress At Washington D.C.

Confederate veteran reunion, 1917

A picture of the 27th Annual Confederate Reunion held at Washington D.C. in 1917. It was the first to gather outside of the Confederate States and attracted between 15,00 and 20,000 veterans.

Confederate veteran reunion, 1917
Image Courtesy of the National Photo Company at the Library Of Congress At Washington D.C.

The Blue and the Gray

Two veterans of the battle of Gettysburg sitting together at the Gettysburg Celebration, Pennsylvania 1913.

The Blue and the Gray at Gettysburg 1913

A view Through The Locks Of The Panama Canal 1912.

A view through the lock gates of the panama canal zone, during construction, before the gates were placed. If you look closely at the central trackway, in the centre of the picture, you can see a figure walking down the canal bed. This gives a good idea of the original size and depth of the canal.

Looking through the locks before the gates were placed, Panama Canal Zone by F.R. Roberson 1912

The Offices Of The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1916.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle was published between 1841 and 1955 in Brooklyn, New York City. Among the Eagle’s many distinguished editors were Walt Whitman, Thomas Kinsella, St. Clair McKelway, Cleveland Rogers, Frank D. Schroth, and Charles Montgomery Skinner.
The Brooklyn Daily Bulletin took over the original Eagle moniker in 1955 when the original paper went under after a prolonged strike by The Newspaper Guild. In 1996 it merged with a newly revived Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and now publishes a morning paper five days a week under the Brooklyn Daily Eagle name.

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle offices by Harris & Ewing 1916.

Mary Pickford

Pioneering film actress Mary Pickford (1892-1979), born Gladys Louise Smith, she went on to become on of the pioneers of early film production becoming both a film producer, founding member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) and co founder, along with D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, and Douglas Fairbanks of United Artists.

Mary Pickford writing at a desk by Hartsook Photo 1918.

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Optical Illusion Poster

A optical illusion poster for a woman's baseball league game in 1904.

The Rockefeller Center Day And Night By Samuel Gottscho

Views of the Rockefeller Center building, originally the R.C.A building and now the G.E Building, taken in 1933 by Samuel Gottscho.

The Rockefeller Center, New York City, from the old Union Club by Samuel Gottscho 1933.

The Rockefeller Center Building from 515 Madison Avenue by Samuel Gottscho 1933.

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Robert Peary

A photograph of the American polar explorer Robert Peary, taken at the time surrounding one of his polar expeditions between 1886 and 1909.

Image Credit: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress at Washington D.C.
Robert Peary, full-length portrait, in fur garments, Image taken sometime between 1886 and 1909.