Bygone Americana

Chamber of Commerce building. Richmond, Virginia, circa 1906.

Chamber of Commerce building. Richmond, Virginia, circa 1906.

(Source: shorpy.com)

The Singer Building. New York, circa 1908.

The Singer Building. New York, circa 1908.

(Source: shorpy.com)

34th Street and 5th Avenue. New York, circa 1900s.

34th Street and 5th Avenue. New York, circa 1900s.

(Source: vintag.es)

The Brooklyn Bridge, circa 1900s.

The Brooklyn Bridge, circa 1900s.

(Source: vintag.es)

Newsgirls waiting for papers. Hartford, Connecticut, 1909.

Newsgirls waiting for papers. Hartford, Connecticut, 1909.

(Source: shorpy.com)

19th Ward Bank, 72nd Street Branch. New York, circa 1908.

19th Ward Bank, 72nd Street Branch. New York, circa 1908.

(Source: shorpy.com)

Chinatown, New York, circa 1900.

Chinatown, New York, circa 1900.

(Source: shorpy.com)

Pittsburgh, circa 1907.

Pittsburgh, circa 1907.

(Source: shorpy.com)

Italian family looking for lost baggage at Ellis Island. New York, 1905.
By Lewis W. Hine

Italian family looking for lost baggage at Ellis Island. New York, 1905.

By Lewis W. Hine

(Source: artblart.com)

Six Navajo on horseback, circa 1904.
By Edward S. Curtis

Six Navajo on horseback, circa 1904.

By Edward S. Curtis

(Source: The Atlantic)