Views of Japan c. Late 19th Century via The New York Public Library
Making the flame of Liberty ca. 1876
a brave and formally dressed photographer shooting the city from atop a skyscraper, mid-1920s
photographer unknown, from new york: portrait of a city by reuel golden; p. 559-560
“Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery, pours out of upper windows of three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition, 1929” (Retronaut)
Wilshire Boulevard, 1930
Lovely vintage photo and on the right there’s definitely a bit of Downtown LA’s abundant Deco.
Traffic on Wilshire Blvd. near Kenmore Ave., circa 1930.
Talk about atmosphere…
1930’s black and white photograph overlooking New York City.
Hindenburg airship flying over the Hudson river and Downtown Manhattan, 1936.