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Daily Photo – Coming Attractions, 1931

Photo — “Coming Attractions, 1931”

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“Children read the coming attractions of the traveling Silvan Drew Circus in Bristolville, Ohio, published October 1931 (Jacob J. Gayer/National Geographic Society/Steven Kasher Gallery)”

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Daily Photo – “Uneeda Biscuit”, 1937

Photo — “Uneeda Biscuit, 1937”

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In this “then and now” photo, we’re off to New Orleans where the billboard painted on the side of the building is still there after at least 83 years.  I wonder how long it was there before the original was taken? — [GOOGLE MAPS]

New Orleans circa 1937. “Dumaine Street at Bourbon.” Momma’s balcony scene. 8×10 inch safety negative by Frances Benjamin Johnston.

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Daily Photo – “Living Sign”, c1905

Photo — “Living Sign, c.1905”

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c. 1905. “A living sign on Fifth Avenue, New York City.” Brand ambassador for Dr. Rankin’s Dental Parlor, conveniently close to a candy store. Photographer Unknown.

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Daily Photo – “Broadway Advertising”, 1937

Photo — “Broadway Advertising, 1937”

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Here is a fun “then and now” photo, showing a Manhattan storefront in 1937 with the plethora of accompanying signage and distinctive architecture.  Today it is a very non-descript, generic Starbucks (See below) [GOOGLE MAPS]

May 7, 1937. “William Goldberg, 771 Broadway, Manhattan.” 8×10 gelatin silver print by Berenice Abbott for the Federal Art Project.

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