Decorate your home or office with these retro black & white photo shoots from yesteryear.
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These vintage nostalgic black and white photos printed on canvas rolled on two sticks will add that unique retro design to your office or study, three different photo shoots from 1920s.
Washington, D.C. May 8, 1925. " 'Yorktown' Christening of Sikorsky plane."
The plane left New York at 10 o'clock. At Logan field, Baltimore, & loomed into sight above Bolling field at 1:45 o'clock, ten minutes before it was expected. Army officers and guests welcomed the passengers. An address was delivered by Gen. R. Allyn Lewis. Count Igor Sikorsky, designer and builder of the plane, who piloted the craft to Washington, also spoke. A bottle of water was broken across the bow of the plane by Miss Elizabeth Owens, who christened the plane the "Yorktown."
1020 Connecticut Avenue N.W., the Washington branch of Hummer Motor Sales Company
In 1924, the car company Lexington brought their factory race team and world class drivers Otto Loesche and Al Cline to Pikes Peak to claim the title "King of the Mountain" Loesche finished first with a time of 22:25.4, and Cline finished second, 6 seconds back.
Minneapolis Marines in action
The Minneapolis Marines were an early professional football team that existed from 1905 until 1924. The team was later resurrected from 1929 to 1930 under the Minneapolis Red Jackets banner. The Marines were owned locally by Minneapolitans John Dunn and Val Ness, and composed primarily of working-class teenagers. Some of the first games were played at Camden Park, Parade Stadium, and Bottineau Field. Later games were played at larger stadiums such as Nicollet Park and Lexington Park. The Minneapolis Marines are of historical value to Minnesota, as they are the first Minnesota-based team to join the National Football League, predating the Duluth Eskimos (1923) and Minnesota Vikings (1961).
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