When is a picture worth less than a thousand words? A recent piece in the MIT Technology Review under the headline “These drone photos show urban inequality around the world” could provide some answers. The article features photographer Johnny Miller’s “Unequal Scenes” project, which wants to raise . . .
From the Washington Post of April 4, 1905:
“Richmond, Va., April 3 -- Thousands of Negroes observed Emancipation Day in Virginia today. The occasion resulted in an outpouring of the race never before equaled, armed with miniature United States flags and attended by brass bands.
"In addition, there was a unique feature to-night, . . .
You can get Storz beer on draught at the Cattleman's Bar in the stockyard district of Omaha, Nebraska. Also steak, chops and fish, tobacco and cigarettes, Cobb's Creek whiskey, wine and real 7up.
There are rooms to let next door, upstairs.
November 1938. "Saloon in . . .
"Coal miner during May 1939 strike. Kempton, West Virginia." 4x5 acetate negative by John Vachon for the Resettlement Administration.
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