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Albany Mine: 1941

Albany Mine: 1941

August 1941. "Albany Mine, Hibbing, Minnesota. Iron ore from this mine is brought up by truck." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Baby Peggy: 1918-2020

Baby Peggy: 1918-2020

Feb. 2, 1925. "FILM STAR VISITS THE PRESIDENT. Baby Peggy, one of the youngest movie stars, at the White House today with Frances and Gene Quirk of New York, saw the sights of Washington and made an informal call upon President Coolidge." View full size.

        Diana Serra Cary, probably the last surviving child superstar of the silent film era nearly a century ago, who spent decades coming to terms with a bizarre childhood of triumphs, heartbreaks and parents who squandered her fortune, died on Monday in Gustine, Calif. She was 101.

 

Bungalow of Doom: 1941

Bungalow of Doom: 1941

August 1941. "House in North Hibbing, Minnesota, on the edge of the world's largest open pit iron mine. Houses in this section are being demolished daily as mining operations expand." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Fresh Tracks: 1941

Fresh Tracks: 1941

August 1941. "Moving railroad track in the Mahoning pit. Hibbing, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Lit: 1941

Lit: 1941

December 24, 1941. Washington, D.C. "Greyhound bus terminal on the day before Christmas. Waiting to board the bus to Richmond." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Rocket Man: 1941

Rocket Man: 1941

August 1941. "Member of blasting crew at Danube Mine near Bovey, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Boomtown Beds: 1942

Boomtown Beds: 1942

February 1942. Newton County, Missouri. "Boom area on U.S. Highway #71 around Camp Crowder. Housing for construction workers." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Ore of Yore: 1941

Ore of Yore: 1941

August 1941. "Children of old Hibbing, Minnesota, the part of town which is gradually being torn down as mining operations expand, sell pieces of ore and iron range souvenirs to tourists." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Hull-Rust-Mahoning: 1941

Hull-Rust-Mahoning: 1941

August 1941. "Hull-Rust-Mahoning, world's largest open pit iron mine, near Hibbing, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Park Dance Eat: 1940

Park Dance Eat: 1940

February 1940. "Dance hall, Saturday night. Marshalltown, Iowa." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

G Is for Grundy: 1940

G Is for Grundy: 1940

February 1940. "Main street (G Avenue) in Grundy Center, Iowa." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Privy Property: 1939

Privy Property: 1939

November 1939. "Privy. Dawes County, Nebraska." Medium format acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Work, From Home: 1941

Work, From Home: 1941

January 1941. Midland, Pennsylvania. "Backyards of company houses and steel mill." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Frosted Depot: 1941

Frosted Depot: 1941

January 1941. "Rochester, Pennsylvania. Ohio River town." Continuing the vista last seen here. Medium format negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Night Air: 1941

The Night Air: 1941

January 1941. "Jones and Laughlin Steel Company. Beehive coke ovens. Aliquippa, Pennsylvania." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 
 
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