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    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton compress, Oklahoma City, Okla.

    • Cotton; Cotton industry; Men

    • Stacks of cotton baled for shipping. A man stands on a pile of bales. There are industrial buildings in the background. Text printed on verso reads, "Oklahoma City is the capital of the recently created state of Oklahoma. It is the principal...
    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • Columbia River steamers in Cascade locks.

    • Canals; Locks (Hydraulic engineering); Steamboats; Stern wheelers

    • Paddle wheel boats in canal. One is labeled "Dalles City of Portland." Buildings can be seen on the canal bank. Text printed on verso reads, "Columbia river is one of the largest rivers in the west side of America. Its estimated...
    • Union Station and terminals, Nashville, Tenn.

    • Union Station and terminals, Nashville, Tenn.

    • Railroad stations; Railroad freight cars; Railroad cars; Clock towers

    • Union Station, a train station in Nashville, Tennessee. The station is a large stone building with a tall clock tower. There are rows of trains on tracks in the foreground. Other buildings are also visible. Text printed on verso reads, "Union...
    • State Capitol, Nashville, Tenn.

    • State Capitol, Nashville, Tenn.

    • Capitols--Tennessee--Nashville; Lawns; Trees; Towers

    • State Capitol of Tennessee in Nashville. The white columned building, which has a tall tower, is surrounded by trees a lawn. Text printed on verso reads, "Tennessee State Capitol Building was erected in 1845-1853, at a cost of $2,500,000. The...
    • Cloyd Hotel, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

    • Cloyd Hotel, Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.

    • Hotels; Covered walks; Lawns; Trees; Cloyd Hotel (Red Boiling Springs, Tenn.)

    • Cloyd Hotel in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee. The two-story red brick building has a portico. It has a lawn, in the foreground, and there are many trees near the building. Text printed on verso reads, "Here at an elevation of 1400 feet, one...
    • George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Alexandria, Va.

    • George Washington Masonic National Memorial, Alexandria, Va.

    • Monuments & memorials; Masonic buildings; Towers; Columns; George Washington Masonic National Memorial (Alexandria, Va.)

    • George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, Virginia. A tall white tower on a base with columned front. Steps lead up to the columned entrance. Printed text on verso reads, "This great Memorial to George Washington, the Mason,...
    • National Capitol Building at Washington, D.C.

    • National Capitol Building at Washington, D.C.

    • Capitols; United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.); Domes; Columns

    • National Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. The capitol building is seen from a three-quarters angle. There are a few people walking near the building. Text printed on verso reads, "This magnificent structure is on a gentle elevation in a...
    • Remember me.

    • Remember me.

    • Greeting cards; Roses; Flowers; Books

    • Roses and white bound books, one of which is open, revealing the text "Remember me." Postage requirements dates this card to no later than 1952; appearance indicates it probably dates from the early 20th century.
    • Tree standing next to path.

    • Tree standing next to path.

    • Greeting cards; Trees; Trails & paths

    • Tree stands next to path, its branches leaning over the path. This small image decorates the card, which also bears the text "Write me a letter just once in a while,-- / Something to cheer me and call up a smile, / Something to indicate...
    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Belle Haleine, Eau de Voilette, [perfume bottle in case].

    • Sculpture; Bottles; Containers; Perfumes; Cosmetics; Cosmetics industry; Industry; Commercialism; Grooming; Hygiene; Puns (Visual works); Labels; Men; Artists; Portraits; Self-portraits; Female impersonators; Cross dressing

    • "The text on the label punningly translates as 'beautiful breath/veil water'. Duchamp's female alter ego, Rrose Sélavy, peers out from above it." (Caption, p.54); "Among Duchamp's strangest gestures had been the creation of a female...
    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Bedia's Stirring Wheel.

    • Sculpture; Mixed media; Symbols; Discrimination; Race discrimination; Race relations; Racism; Ethnic groups; Ethnic stereotypes; Indigenous peoples; Cultural relations; History; Irony; Fantasy; Archaeology; Excavation; Hides & skins; Steering...

    • "Durham's symbolic recoding of the imagery of modern America in the terms of its native Indians is interesting in relation to Joseph Beuys's use of Indian iconography for purposes of symbolic retribution. As a modernist, Beuys assumed his work...
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