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Pop Kola: 1939
... years ago. 4x5 nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Dental Snuff That sign is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 11:32pm -

Pop Kola: 1939

A Poor Diet: 1936
... View full size. Photograph by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Christmas Dinner Makes me want to cry. - ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/07/2011 - 10:43pm -

A Poor Diet: 1936

Pie Town Homesteaders: 1940
... not have much equipment; consequently he and his family farm the slow, hard way, by hand. Main window of their dugout was made from the ... Texas. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration. View full size. More on Pie Town From ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 1:02pm -

Pie Town Homesteaders: 1940

Southern Style: 1940
... is wearing her best clothes." Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Charming young woman She ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/03/2014 - 1:21pm -

Southern Style: 1940

Bare Beach: 1939
... cabbages in truck to go to market, from small truck farm of man from North Carolina. Near Belle Glade, Florida." Bare Beach was an ... Lake Okeechobee. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Watermarked Love the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/18/2014 - 3:44pm -

Bare Beach: 1939

Truck Farm: 1938
November 1938. "Farm woman beside her barn door. Tulare County, California. No more ... nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Gold-plated That barn door would ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/21/2009 - 3:47am -

Truck Farm: 1938

Fine Liquors: 1941
... Leadville, Colorado." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Carlton Tunnel / Colorado 104 ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/01/2014 - 11:28am -

Fine Liquors: 1941

Step 1: 1935
... permitted!) 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. They look bored This is ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/18/2011 - 2:42am -

Step 1: 1935

Pies in Repose: 1940
... in Ledyard, Connecticut." Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Origin We finally see where ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/25/2010 - 8:23pm -

Pies in Repose: 1940

Pittsburgh: 1940
... scenes of ordinary people at a picnic, in a parlor, on a farm and in a schoolroom. Completed in 1951, the painting was unveiled that ... much of Ms. Sharrer’s source material, including Farm Security Administration photographs from the late 1930s. Hats off to ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/03/2012 - 2:42pm -

Pittsburgh: 1940

Leadville Castle: 1941
... Leadville, Colorado." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Interior views ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/02/2014 - 6:20pm -

Leadville Castle: 1941

Cheers: 1937
... night in a saloon." Medium format negative by Russell Lee, Farm Security Administration. View full size. White gas Kerosene lanterns ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/19/2012 - 11:17pm -

Cheers: 1937

Migrant Madonna: 1939
... Oklahoma." 35mm nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Such a beautiful picture! ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/17/2014 - 11:08pm -

Migrant Madonna: 1939

Iron Man: 1941
... Medium format safety negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Grand Canyon of the North ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/18/2014 - 12:40am -

Iron Man: 1941

Papered Over: 1937
... Medium format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Gee's Bend Quilts Here ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/09/2011 - 1:41pm -

Papered Over: 1937

Little Squirt: 1941
... July picnic in Vale, Oregon." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Possible Current View No ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/07/2014 - 5:00am -

Little Squirt: 1941

Jackson County: 1936
... Today, a selection of images by the undeservedly obscure Farm Security Administration photographer Theodor Jung. April 1936. "Wife of ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 1:11pm -

Jackson County: 1936

Farm Depot: 1936
... store." 35mm nitrate negative by Carl Mydans for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Lawnmowers I recognize the ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/15/2012 - 11:34am -

Farm Depot: 1936

Negro Cabaret: 1941
... Boyd Atkins Band. Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Swept away Hey, we're ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/05/2012 - 8:07pm -

Negro Cabaret: 1941

Farm Boy: 1940
... full size. 35mm nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. Who are you? (Prints, Agriculture, John Vachon, ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/14/2012 - 5:53am -

Farm Boy: 1940

Hill House: 1936
... size. 4x5 nitrate negative by by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. Candy box? Look at the "Oh Henry" box being ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/13/2008 - 2:27am -

Hill House: 1936

Bathgate Avenue: 1936
... Medium format nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. Nothing really changes Funny, I've seen scenes ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/30/2012 - 11:50am -

Bathgate Avenue: 1936

Wheat Toast: 1941
... Farmers drinking beer." Photo by Arthur Siegel for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Lubricated No way to top ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/14/2014 - 7:23pm -

Wheat Toast: 1941

A Tehama Home Companion: 1940
... Medium format safety negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. Cost I wonder how much this radio cost? It ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/22/2008 - 3:00pm -

A Tehama Home Companion: 1940

Chew on This: 1938
... cooperative, Indiana." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Bessie... Even the cows ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/11/2014 - 11:23pm -

Chew on This: 1938

Anticipation: 1940
... for Thanksgiving dinner." Photo by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Ledyard I have a cousin who ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2011 - 12:38am -

Anticipation: 1940

Selma, Alabama: 1935
... 8x10 inch nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. silas green i got curious ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/02/2014 - 5:32pm -

Selma, Alabama: 1935

The Merry Fiddler: 1937
... Alabama." 35mm nitrate negative by Ben Shahn for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Your basic violin No chin ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/07/2014 - 2:20pm -

The Merry Fiddler: 1937

Farm Shed (Colorized): 1936
Colorized from Shorpy's files. April 1936. "Farm boys. Jackson County, Ohio." 35mm nitrate negative by Theodor Jung for the Farm Security Administration. (Colorized Photos) ... 
 
Posted by Kenny - 12/19/2011 - 10:36am -

Farm Shed (Colorized): 1936

Ten Families: 1938
... (vicinity), Tulare County, California. Miners' cooperative farm. Ten families have been established on the old ranch of 500 acres, which ... for cash crops." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size. Dead Ringer In the front ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/12/2014 - 11:22am -

Ten Families: 1938
 
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