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Wheat Whacker: 1941

Wheat Whacker: 1941

August 1941. Froid, Montana. "Scandinavian tractor combine driver drinking water out of a jug in the field where they were harvesting wheat on the Schnitzler Corporation ranch. This boy came to the Schnitzler ranch from South Dakota, where he lives and first harvested their earlier wheat crop before coming up here for the Montana harvest season." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Shift Change: 1941

Shift Change: 1941

June 1941. "Change of shift at Pratt & Whitney United Aircraft. East Hartford, Connecticut." The sign: DON'T LEAN ON GLASS. Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Young Robbins: 1941

Young Robbins: 1941

June 1941. "Daughter of Frank Robbins, United Aircraft employee who lives in trailer with his wife and four children because of the housing shortage. East Hartford, Connecticut." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Long Distance: 1941

Long Distance: 1941

September 1941. "Telephone sign along highway. Judith Basin, Great Falls, Montana." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Jackpot Spot: 1951

The Jackpot Spot: 1951

"Las Vegas 1951 -- Las Vegas Club." The latest Kodachrome noir from the camera of our roving western correspondent Don Cox. View full size.

 

Night Ride Home: 1969

Night Ride Home: 1969

February 1969. "Night Traffic." This Kodachrome of Oceanside from a San Diego Freeway overpass is our latest posthumous dispatch from the camera of Don Cox, courtesy of his friend and "Birth of Hot-Rodding" co-author Robert Genat. View full size.

 

Colonial Esso: 1940

Colonial Esso: 1940

November 1940. "City Hall after a snowstorm in Norwich, Connecticut." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Creative Differences: 1940

Creative Differences: 1940

November 1940. "Boys in the schoolhouse in Ledyard, Connecticut, working on the school newspaper." Title of their typescript: "A Happy Christmas for Tom." Medium format acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Here We Go Again: 1943

Here We Go Again: 1943

March 1943. "Washington, D.C. Riding on a streetcar." Medium format nitrate negative by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Annapolis Pugilist: 1942

Annapolis Pugilist: 1942

October 1942. "U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland. Boxing." Nitrate negative by Lieutenant Whitman for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Beach Haven: 1939

Beach Haven: 1939

October 1939. "Corpus Christi, Texas. Boomtown areas around Naval Air Training Base. Office of tourist courts." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

Bless This Mess: 1939

Bless This Mess: 1939

October 1939. "Kitchen on FSA client farm home near Bradford, Vermont. Orange County." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Fat Stock Parade: 1940

Fat Stock Parade: 1940

March 1940. "Part of the parade which opened the Fat Stock Show. San Angelo, Texas." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

A Bumper Crop: 1940

A Bumper Crop: 1940

March 1940. San Angelo, Texas. "Watching the parade which opened the Fat Stock Show." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Palm Meadow: 1940

Palm Meadow: 1940

March 1940. "Entrance to farm in San Patricio County, Texas." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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