Girls’ restaurant, National Cash Register Company, Ohio, 1902
note: founded in 1884, the National Cash Register Company (or, NCR) is still going strong – although they focus on point-of-sale terminals, barcode scanners and ATM’s today.
I also doubt they have separate eating facilities for ladies and gents today.
We can live without uncles,
And cousins and aunts,
But civilized men cannot live without pants.
Snowbound automobiles in NYC, 1917
Coal miners son, West Virginia, 1939
Cab stand at Madison Square, New York, ca. 1900
On the streets of NYC following a snow storm, 1889
Blizzard, January 28, 1922
Lady – Here my poor fellow, this will warm you.”
Tramp – “T’anks, lady. May I ask you whose brand this is?”
Lady – “Why, it’s the “BELL” coffee. We never use any other.”
Tramp – “right you is, lady. ‘De club I belonged to onst used that and no other, and we were ‘high feeders,’ you bet!”
Note: he had seen better days