Headlines posted in street-corner window of newspaper off[ice] (Brockton Enterprise) ... Brockton, Mass. (LOC)

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Where: 62-88 Main St, Brockton, MA 02301, USA

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When: 01 January 1939

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Delano, Jack,, photographer.

Headlines posted in street-corner window of newspaper off[ice] (Brockton Enterprise) ... Brockton, Mass.

1940 Dec.

1 slide : color.

Headlines are most legible on USF35-23.
Title from FSA or OWI agency caption.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Newspaper industry
United States--Massachusetts--Brockton

Format: Slides--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection 11671-1 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a33852

Call Number: LC-USF35-4


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    #4 (Meaghan)

    • 17/Jan/2008 20:19:47

    This building is still there, and that newspaper is still around too.

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    • 09/Feb/2008 08:29:39

    Please see stumblng.tumblr.com/post/23944336, where I've written a mini-essay on this photo.

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    • 11/Feb/2008 07:07:48

    The month and year of my birth in Chillicothe, Mo. My folks literally lived in a tarpaper shack. They moved to Norwalk, Ca. three months later. Thank you, folks! I don't like the cold at all, at all! My dad later worked in the war industry and in the merchan marine. My mom was one of thosee "Rosie the riviters" in Long Beach.

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    Catskills Grrl

    • 08/Feb/2009 22:44:26

    Gee, I wish the stupid, smart-ass notes would be deleted off these photos.

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    • 15/Apr/2009 06:22:34

    I agree about the stupid notes , teenager type of attention seeking and annoying .

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    Catskills Grrl

    • 15/Apr/2009 20:56:46

    Note to LOC: flickr allows you to control activity on your photos. Please remove the permission for notes.

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    Jon Delorey

    • 04/May/2009 04:14:02

    I worked here part time while i was in high school in the 1960s. The news was still displayed on window posters at that time. The switchboard was right behind the window which I operated in the evenings. Otherwise I worked back in the shipping department bundling papers to be put on the delivery trucks. I was operating the switchboard when the blackout of 1965 happened. Very exciting since everyone calls the newspaper. The switchboard had a hand crank to ring the phones when the power was out. Lots of fun.

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    • 08/May/2009 17:24:47

    The newspaper blurbs posted in the window are almost like a primitive internet.

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    • 11/Nov/2010 04:22:42

    I found a whole series of photos from the Denver Post, including this one. This may take a bit of time to load. Captured: America in Color from 1939-1943 Posted Jul 26, 2010 extras.denverpost.com/archive/captured.html

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    • 22/Sep/2011 14:54:54

    Anyone could tell me what kind of camera's taken all those beautiful photos? Ths

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    Catskills Grrl

    • 22/Sep/2011 23:04:56

    I'm not sure about the camera, but I would bet money these images are taken from slides.

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    • 02/Sep/2012 20:39:01

    This was back when adults dressed like adults instead of like circus clowns.

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    en tee gee

    • 17/Mar/2016 16:08:39

    A lot of the late 1930s color slides must have been taken on Kodachrome. Earlier color photos used a 3-negative process using black & white film & color filters. A simple way to grab the latest News- just turn your head, it's right here.

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    • 28/Sep/2016 20:17:08

    Here is the same view today.... sad, the building has been seriously maligned www.google.com/maps/@42.0843921,-71.0198471,3a,75y,96.23h...

10 months ago a contributor from Vaucluse, Australia suggested this image location is 42.0844, -71.0198

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