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March 29, 2018

Incredible Photos That Capture Everyday Life of the U.S in the Early 20th Century

A photo collection that shows what everyday life of the U.S. looked like from the 1900s and 1910s.

Chinatown, New York, 1900

Broadway in Skagway, Alaska, 1900

Esplanade Street, New Orleans, circa 1900

Esplanade Street, New Orleans, circa 1900

French Market in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1900

Key West, Florida, circa 1900

Market Square in Cleburne, Texas, 1900

Steel viaduct over Des Moines River, Iowa, circa 1900

Tampa Bay Hotel in Tampa, Florida, 1900

The obelisk in Central Park, New York, circa 1900

The Waldorf-Astoria, New York, circa 1900

West Street, New York City, 1900

Georgetown, Colorado, 1901

Hanging rock on the Susquehanna near Danville, Pennsylvania, 1901

Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1901

Hotel Royal Palm in Miami, Florida, 1901

Mining structure in Alaska, 1901

 Navajo Indian school in Tohatchi, New Mexico, 1901

North face of Fort Marion, St. Augustine, Florida, 1901

The lakefront from Illinois Central Station, Chicago, Illinois, 1901

 Chicago & North Western Railway, steel viaduct over Des Moines River, Iowa, 1902

 The beach and Cliff House in San Francisco, California, 1902

The Congressional Library in Washington, D.C., 1902

 El Paso, Texas, 1903

Lake and bridge in Central Park, New York, 1903

Loading steamer during high water in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1903

New York from under the Brooklyn Bridge, 1903

Old French court yard in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1903

S.S. Proteus. High water at New Orleans levee, 1903

 Santa Fe Railroad Station in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1903

Williamsburg Bridge, New York, 1903

'CASE' Corporate Building in Racine, Wisconsin, 1904

Driving Park Avenue bridge and falls on Genesee River, Rochester, New York, 1904

 C. & O. terminal piers, Newport News, Virginia, 1905

Detroit Boat Club, Belle Isle Park, Detroit, Michigan, 1905

Hotel Virginia in Long Beach, California, 1905

 Stock Exchange in New York, 1905

Transfer steamer in Detroit, Michigan, 1905

U.S.S. Maryland in dry dock, Charelstown Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts, 1905

Unloading cotton in Memphis, Tennessee, 1905

Edge of Chinatown in San Francisco, California, 1906

 Italian headquarters, Madison Street, New Orleans, 1906

Livestock exchange in Kansas City, Missouri, 1906

Manhattan skyline and East River, New York, 1906

Ruins of City Hall after the earthquake in San Francisco, California, 1906

Southern Railway station in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1906

The Dexter Avenue and the Capitol in Montgomery, Alabama, 1906

High Bridge and Kentucky River, 1907

Kentucky River and High Bridge, 1907

Mexican adobe house in El Paso, Texas, 1907

The Water Tower in Fort Thomas, Kentucky, 1907

A New England granite quarry, 1908

Grand Central Terminal under construction, New York, 1908

 Milling district, from lower dam, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1908

Manhattan Bridge Under Construction, circa 1909

A Deluxe overland limited train, Colorado, 1910

Blackwell's Island Bridge in New York, 1910

Library of Congress, Main Reading Room, Washington, D.C., 1910

Main Street in Little Rock, Arkansas, 1910

Packard Motor Car Company, Auto Plant in Detroit, Michigan, 1910

Panorama of New Orleans, Louisiana, 1910

 St. George Street in St. Augustine, Florida, 1910

Street scene in Fairbanks, Alaska, 1910

U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., 1910

Arrowrock Dam in Idaho, 1914

 The Lincoln Memorial construction, 1914

Front Street covered with snow in Nome, Alaska, 1915

Packard Motor Co. in Detroit, Michigan, 1915

Raw sugar mill in the Hawaiian Islands, 1915

Road construction in Tanana, Alaska, 1916

The Old Inn in Ester, Alaska, 1916

View of Nome, Alaska with snow on ground, 1916

Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., January 1917

Manhattan Bridge in New York, under Construction, 1919



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