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Buses Full of Soldiers, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgiafrom the Georgia State University Library
1941 shot showing soldiers bused in for a show. This is the side along Ponce de Leon. Those stairs go up to the balcony level. You can barely see it, but the sign along the wall is for the the “Colored Entrance.” The theater was segregated, I’m assuming the balcony or part of it the set aside, although someone is welcome to correct me.

Buses Full of Soldiers, Fox Theatre, Atlanta, Georgia
from the Georgia State University Library

1941 shot showing soldiers bused in for a show. This is the side along Ponce de Leon. Those stairs go up to the balcony level. You can barely see it, but the sign along the wall is for the the “Colored Entrance.” The theater was segregated, I’m assuming the balcony or part of it the set aside, although someone is welcome to correct me.

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U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Armory, Los Angeles, Californiavia usclibraries
Class review in front of what appears to be a Deco armory.
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Class review at the new United States Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Armory in Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, on this day in 1941. After graduation, the 250 sailors were assigned to fleet communications posts around the world.

U.S. Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Armory, Los Angeles, California
via usclibraries

Class review in front of what appears to be a Deco armory.

usclibraries:

Class review at the new United States Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Armory in Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, on this day in 1941. After graduation, the 250 sailors were assigned to fleet communications posts around the world.

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Bottled Tower of the Sun, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, CaliforniaHistoric 1941 Photo,  San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection
Bet you’ve never never seen a Tower of Sun in a botttle before.
From the San Francisco Public Library’s archive:

Marie, from Folies Bergère, holding a bottled Tower of the Sun, Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island.
Bottled up for the future the Sun Tower will be only a memory as of  September 29 [1940] when the fair closes. Here’s pretty Marie of the  Folies with hers all bottled up for preservation. June 26, 1941

Bottled Tower of the Sun, Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, California
Historic 1941 Photo, San Francisco Historical Photograph Collection

Bet you’ve never never seen a Tower of Sun in a botttle before.

From the San Francisco Public Library’s archive:

Marie, from Folies Bergère, holding a bottled Tower of the Sun, Golden Gate International Exposition on Treasure Island.

Bottled up for the future the Sun Tower will be only a memory as of September 29 [1940] when the fair closes. Here’s pretty Marie of the Folies with hers all bottled up for preservation. June 26, 1941

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