Homesteaders

1941. Photograph by Russell Lee. “Jack Whinery, homesteader, with his wife and the youngest of his five children, Pie Town, New Mexico.”

From the Library of Congress.

Bike Messenger

1896. Photograph by Alice Austen. “Messenger boy.”

Photograph shows a teenager posing next to his bike on New York City. A banner in the middle of the bike reads “American Messengers Western Union TEL CO.”