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

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1935

Blackington, Alton H.

Dogs: children and dog cart

Lexington (Mass.) - Image of children in home-made dog cart pulled by a Saint Bernard.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

George F. Stone, the man who made his own coffin Close-up portrait

Barre (Vt.) - From a series of images relating to a feature story on a man who made his own coffin, sleeps in coffin, suicide.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1933

Blackington, Alton H.

Herbert Hoover and wife Lou Henry Hoover

New York (N.Y.) - Doctored copy image from the occasion of the Lincoln Day Dinner of the National Republican Association in the grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Pres. Hoover had just completed his address, the last one scheduled in his administration.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929 Sept. 28

Blackington, Alton H.

Jack Dixon, photojournalist, with his Graflex camera

Boston (Mass.) - Image of press photographer with fedora and pipe, posed with the tools of his trade.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1929

Blackington, Alton H.

Reuben Austin Snow, the cross-dressing hermit of Cape Cod, seated in front of cottage, knitting

Orleans (Mass.) - Snow died 1929-07-19? Close-up in front of his house; pictured dressed as an old woman.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1933

Blackington, Alton H.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Copy of studio portrait from New York Times studio

United States - From a series of photographs of New England characters.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Official at the Boston American Bicycle race

Boston (Mass.) - Image of older man wearing an arm band identifying him as an official at the Boston American Bicycle race (sponsored by the Boston American newspaper).

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1925

Blackington, Alton H.

Two boys, seated

Massachusetts - Image of unidentified boys, possibly brothers, seated on a bench.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1931

Blackington, Alton H.

Alvin 'Bush' Eaton

Potter Place (N.H.) - "A native of New Hampshire, Alvin "Bush" Eaton was reported in several 1931 newspapers to have a moustache measuring 27 inches end-to-end. Eaton, like so many others about whom Blackington told "character" stories, was a long-time workingman and loyal to his job at the Potter Place railroad depot. He worked there for decades, first as a freight agent and then carrying the mail ... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection