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To the Races: 1900

TO THE RACES: 1900

New Orleans circa 1900. "Henry Clay Monument, Canal Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View...

The Corner: 1905

THE CORNER: 1905

New York circa 1905. "J.P. Morgan building, 23 Wall Street at Broad." The Drexel Building, eclipsed by its gilded tenant at the nexus...

 
 
 
Up Fifth: 1905

UP FIFTH: 1905

New York circa 1905. "Up Fifth Avenue from 28th Street." With a view of Marble Collegiate Church. 8x10 glass negative, Detroit Publishing...

Golden Girls: 1905

GOLDEN GIRLS: 1905

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1905. "In the court of the Hotel Ponce de Leon." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing...

 
 
 
Eat Velvet: 1900

EAT VELVET: 1900

The Maine shore circa 1900. "The beach at Old Orchard - Hotel Velvet and Ocean Pier." The roof of whose "Big Casino" urges us to "Eat...

Penn Station: 1912

PENN STATION: 1912

New York, 1912. "Pennsylvania Station, east facade." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
 
Poughkeepsie Bridge: 1913

POUGHKEEPSIE BRIDGE: 1913

The Hudson River circa 1913. "Under the bridge - Poughkeepsie, N.Y." This former railroad bridge, completed in 1889, is now the centerpiece...

Stairway to Heaven: 1897

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN: 1897

Mexico circa 1897. "Stairway and shrines of Sacromonte, near Amecameca de Juárez." 8x10 inch glass negative by William Henry Jackson....

 
 
 
Sea Water Baths: 1904

SEA WATER BATHS: 1904

The Jersey Shore in 1904. "Boardwalk at Green's Hotel, Atlantic City." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company....

Caught Wet-Handed: 1904

CAUGHT WET-HANDED: 1904

1904. "Tyler Davidson Fountain , Cincinnati, O." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 
 
 
Firearms, Gasoline: 1907

FIREARMS, GASOLINE: 1907

1907. "Congress Street, north side, Portsmouth, New Hampshire." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View...

Park Theatre: 1904

PARK THEATRE: 1904

Indianapolis, 1904. "Park Theatre, Washington Street and Capitol Avenue." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic...

 
 
 
Navy Yard: 1904

NAVY YARD: 1904

New York circa 1904. "Brooklyn Navy Yard - view from Sands Street entrance." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing...

Errand Boys: 1901

ERRAND BOYS: 1901

Montour County, Pennsylvania, circa 1901. "Hanging rock on the Susquehanna, near Danville." A scene last glimpsed here. 8x10 glass...

 
 
 
Pittsburgh P.O.: 1904

PITTSBURGH P.O.: 1904

Pittsburgh circa 1904. "Post Office, Fourth Avenue and Smithfield Street." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic...

The Metropole: 1915

THE METROPOLE: 1915

Avalon, Calif., circa 1915. "Bathers at Hotel Metropole, Catalina Island." And yet another popcorn stand. 5x7 glass negative, Detroit...

 
 
 
Ocean Park: 1915

OCEAN PARK: 1915

Santa Monica, Calif., circa 1915. "Pier Avenue, Ocean Park." Meet you in an hour at the Sundae Shop! 5x7 glass negative, Detroit Publishing...

Georgian Court: 1901

GEORGIAN COURT: 1901

Lakewood, New Jersey, 1901. "Polo grounds at Georgian Court." The estate and athletic pleasure-dome of Gilded Age scion George Jay...

 
 
 
Fountain of Frogs: 1897

FOUNTAIN OF FROGS: 1897

St. Augustine, Florida, circa 1897. "Fountain at Ponce de Leon Hotel." A phantasmagoria of Edison bulbs and expectorating amphibians....

No Meddling: 1899

NO MEDDLING: 1899

Winona, Minnesota, circa 1899. "A sawmill plant." Our title comes from the cryptic sign on the utility pole: DO NOT MEDDLE WITH THE...