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Woman @ Desk

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Woman @ Desk,
Harry Mellon Rhoads, photographer,
[between 1920 and 1930?].

Source on the Web

Western History/Genealogy Department, Denver Public Library / Library of Congress


Production A-31 (“Vengeance”) Dive Bombers

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Production A-31 (“Vengeance”) dive bombers.  Checking part to blueprint. Here a pair of factory workers check the blueprint with a part which will go into the “Vengeance” dive bombers made at Vultee’s Nashville Division. The “Vengeance” (A-31) was originally designed for the French. It was later adopted by the RAF (Royal Air Force).
Alfred T. Palmer, photographer,
1943.

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress


“Lightnin’” Washington

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“Lightnin’” Washington, an African American prisoner, singing with his group in the woodyard at Darrington State Farm, Texas,
Alan Lomax, photographer,
April,  1934.

Source on the Web

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress.


“Labor, Work, Action”

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“Labor, Work, Action,”
Hannah Arendt,
typescript lecture, 1967.
The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress,
Series: Speeches and Writings File, 1923-1975.

Source on the Web

Manuscript Division, Library of Congress