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Boy making melon baskets at a basket factory, Evansville, Indiana. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, October 1908.

Boy making melon baskets at a basket factory, Evansville, Indiana. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, October 1908.

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#antique photo of the day  #vintage photography  #old photograph 
Atwater Kent radio factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1928 to 1929.

Atwater Kent radio factory, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1928 to 1929.

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— 1 day ago with 4 notes
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thegeneralmerchant:

nestelen:

tonsofland:

please cut into it and notice that the leather is dry inside.  then put the piece back in the jar and notice the number of weeks that elapse before the leather absorbs enough water to sink.
we should be glad to get your report.  
horween leather company.  march 9, 1926.
translation:  there is nobody else (still today, 80 plus years later) that can do this.

thegeneralmerchant:

nestelen:

tonsofland:

please cut into it and notice that the leather is dry inside.  then put the piece back in the jar and notice the number of weeks that elapse before the leather absorbs enough water to sink.

we should be glad to get your report.  

horween leather company.  march 9, 1926.

translation:  there is nobody else (still today, 80 plus years later) that can do this.

— 2 days ago with 19 notes
Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California. Photo by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information, October 1942. 

Douglas Aircraft Company plant in Long Beach, California. Photo by Alfred Palmer, Office of War Information, October 1942. 

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— 2 days ago with 83 notes
#antique photo of the day  #vintage photography  #old photograph 
Boys working the night shift at the Old Dominion Glass Company, Alexandria, Virginia. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, June 1911. 

Boys working the night shift at the Old Dominion Glass Company, Alexandria, Virginia. Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine, June 1911. 

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— 3 days ago with 2 notes
#antique photo of the day  #vintage photography  #old photograph