1311 results found for: genres:"Glass plate negatives"

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1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair selling a copy of his novel Oil! during censorship hearings, standing next to a police box and wearing a sandwich board reading 'Oil!... fig leaf edition'

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1920

Blackington, Alton H.

Charles Ponzi Copy image of Ponzi tipping his hat as he enters a car

Massachusetts - From a series of images of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927 Aug. 22

Blackington, Alton H.

Mounted police in front of the state prison after the execution of Sacco and Vanzetti

Charlestown (Mass.) - Mounted officers in front of State Prison; Sacco and Vanzetti were executed just after midnight on the morning of the execution.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Toddler feeding a baby its bottle

Massachusetts - Image of little girl, seated, holding a bottle for an infant; image possibly taken in Massachusetts.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Shaker man

New England - Portrait of a young man in work shirt, seated outside in front of a door.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1933

Blackington, Alton H.

J. Fred Manning 39th mayor of Lynn, Mass.

Lynn (Mass.) - From a series of images of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1930

Blackington, Alton H.

Man with large manilla rope

Image of unidentified man holding thick manilla rope.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1919 Feb. 24

Blackington, Alton H.

Woodrow Wilson's return from the Paris Peace Conference: Wilson, his wife, and other dignitaries riding in their car

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of images of Wilson's return from the Paris Peace Conference, debarking at Boston on Feb. 24, 1919. Original envelope (errors included): "Returned to the US July 8th, 1919, and presented the treaty to Congress on July 10th. Pictured: 4 press cinematographers with movie cameras on tripods; arrival of the George Washington into the harbor; other craft in the harbor;... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Clarence W. Barron aboard a yacht

Image of Barron, the publisher and financial editor, aboard yacht, with captain in foreground.

Alton H. Blackington Collection