Wigwam Motel, Route 66, Holbrook, Arizona

Wigwam Motel, Route 66, Holbrook, Arizona. The brain child of Frank Redford. There were originally seven Wigwam Motels. The wigwams have a steel frame covered with wood, felt and canvas under a cement stucco exterior.

The brain child of Frank Redford. There were originally seven Wigwam Motels. The wigwams have a steel frame covered with wood, felt and canvas under a cement stucco exterior.

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Wigwam Motel, Route 66, Holbrook, Arizona. October 7, 2006. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2010630005/. (Accessed August 21, 2016.)

Medium: 1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.

Call Number: LC-DIG-highsm- 04005 (ONLINE) [P&P]

Notes:

  • Title, date, and subjects provided by the photographer.
  • Credit line: Carol M. Highsmith’s America, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
  • Gift and purchase; Carol M. Highsmith; 2009; (DLC/PP-2010:031).
  • Forms part of: Carol M. Highsmith’s America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Highsmith, a distinguished and richly published American photographer, has donated her work to the Library of Congress since 1992. Starting in 2002, Highsmith provided scans or photographs she shot digitally with new donations to allow rapid online access throughout the world. Her generosity in dedicating the rights to the American people for copyright free access also makes this Archive a very special visual resource.


Haw Creek photo series: 21st Century Digital (002)

21st Century Digital, Arizona, photography, places
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The Cowboy’s Independent Service Station

On the highway. Riverside County, California.
Mar, 1937.
Dorothea Lange (photographer)

The Cowboy’s Independent Service Station – on  the highway. Riverside County, California.

Retrieved from the Library of Congress, digital file from original neg (Accessed August 22, 2016.)

Part of: Farm Security Administration – Office of War Information Photograph Collection

California, photography, road trip, vintage image
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Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain

Highsmith, Carol M, photographer. Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain, a premier drug store and soda fountain shop for over 100 years located in Old Town Orange, California. 2012

Carol M, Highsmith,  photographer. Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain, a premier drug store and soda fountain shop for over 100 years located in Old Town Orange, California. 2012. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/pictures/item/2013633274/. (Accessed August 20, 2016.)

Medium: 1 photograph : digital, tiff file, color.

Call Number: LC-DIG-highsm- 22817 (ONLINE) [P&P]

Notes:
Title, date, and keywords provided by the photographer.
Credit line: The Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith’s America Project, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division.
Gift; The Capital Group Companies Charitable Foundation in memory of Jon B. Lovelace; 2012; (DLC/PP-2012:063).
Forms part of: Jon B. Lovelace Collection of California Photographs in Carol M. Highsmith’s America Project in the Carol M. Highsmith Archive.

Highsmith, a distinguished and richly published American photographer, has donated her work to the Library of Congress since 1992. Starting in 2002, Highsmith provided scans or photographs she shot digitally with new donations to allow rapid online access throughout the world. Her generosity in dedicating the rights to the American people for copyright free access also makes this Archive a very special visual resource.


Haw Creek photo series: 21st Century Digital (001)

21st Century Digital, California, history, photography, places
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Fern

Fern, Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs, Arkansas, April 13, 2010

Garvan Woodland Gardens, Hot Springs, Arkansas, April 13, 2010

Arkansas, garden, parks, photography, places
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April 1937–Improved Trailer Fittings Make Life on Wheels More Comfortable

Popular Science July 1937

Every amateur trailer builder incorporates into his home on wheels various inexpensive conveniences to make it more livable and comfortable. Many ideas for fittings and accessories were submitted in our recent trailer contest, and here are seven suggestions that won prizes:

Stove Canopy. The canopy illustrated, according to its designer, Harold P. Rykken, will get rid of most of the cooking odors and gas fumes from the trailer stove, and when the weather is chilly, it can easily be converted into a heater. The material is 26-gauge galvanized or black iron.

1937 Popular Science -- Stove Canopy for a camper trailer. The canopy illustrated will get rid of most of the cooking odors and gas fumes from the trailer stove, and when the weather is chilly, it can easily be converted into a heater.

To use as a heater, the front shutter is slipped into the side channels and then up into the upper channel. The 9-in. tube near the top of the campy is for additional heating surface and can be used for warming small dishes when the “oven” doors are closed. If this feature is omitted…, (read more at Improved Trailer Fittings Make Life on Wheels More Comfortable)

camping, camping gear, history, RV, rv equipment, vintage articles, vintage RV
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