Photo Prompt

Daily Photo (6/30/20) – Americanization, 1920

Photo — “Americanization, 1920”

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Washington, D.C., circa 1920. “Americanization class.” The main location for these citizenship classes was the old Central High School at Seventh and O streets. Thirty nations were represented, “Italy having the largest number,” according to a 1922 article in the Washington Post. “The Hebrews come second, with Greece third.” National Photo Company Collection glass negative. 

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Daily Photo (6/29/20) – Animal Crossing, 1937

Photo — “Animal Crossing, 1937”

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February 1937. “During the flood, cows and chickens were moved to the highest ground possible. Near Cache, Illinois.” Aftermath of the Ohio River Valley flood. Photo by Russell Lee for the Resettlement Administration.

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Artwork

Daily Art (6/29/20) – The Little Foot Page, Eleanor Foretscue-Brickdale

Daily Artwork — “The Little Foot Page, Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale, 1905”

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1905 — The Little Foot Page.  Oil paint on canvas. Modernism style. Eleanor Foretscue-Brickdale (1872-1945). Walker Gallery of Art, Liverpool, England, UK.

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Daily Photo (6/26/20) – Berry Picking, 1909

Photo — “Berry Picking, 1909”

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July 1909. “Mrs. Bissie and family (Polish). Bottomley Farm, Rock Creek. They all work in the berry fields near Baltimore in summer and have worked at Biloxi, Mississippi, for two years.” Glass negative by Lewis Wickes Hine. 

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Daily Photo (6/25/20) – Nature’s Chateau

Photo — “Abandoned Chateau, France”

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Nature reclaiming an abandoned chateau in the French countryside.

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Artwork

Daily Art (6/25/20) – The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle, Jackson Pollock

Daily Artwork — “The Moon Woman Cuts the Circle, Jackson Pollock”

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1943 — The Moon-Woman Cuts the Circle.  Oil paint on canvas. Abstract Expressionism style. Jackson Pollock (1912-1956). Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.

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Daily Photo (6/24/20) – Looking for Answers

Photo — “Looking for Answers”

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We’re always looking up trying to find answers, but here in one photo, is an interesting juxtaposition of two different ways we seek them from the heavens.

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