Man scraping the ice off his windshield on January 24, 1950

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Man scraping the ice off his windshield on January 24, 1950

By: Anonymous (not verified) | Item of the Day | January 24, 2023

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This photo of a man scraping ice off a car's windshield was taken Jan. 24, 1950.

ID: M.16.A.3 Packet 93 (Locator Number)
Link: http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display?irn=11153012