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Froid Depot: 1941

Froid Depot: 1941

August 1941. "Railroad station in Froid, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Homestead P.O.: 1941

Homestead P.O.: 1941

August 1941. "Window of post office and store in Homestead, Montana." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Lonesome Road: 1941

The Lonesome Road: 1941

August 1941. "Road with Homestead, Montana, and grain elevators on the horizon." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Iron Men: 1943

Iron Men: 1943

December 1943. Washington, D.C. "Servicemen using laundry facilities in the basement of the United Nations service center. It is not necessary to engage a hotel room in order to use these accommodations." Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Sloss Benzol: 1935

Sloss Benzol: 1935

December 1935. "Alabama miners' houses near Birmingham." 8x10 inch nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

American Gas: 1935

American Gas: 1935

June 1935. "Highway corner. Reedsville, West Virginia." 8x10 inch nitrate negative by Walker Evans for the Resettlement Administration. View full size.

 

Bowman Mill: 1940

Bowman Mill: 1940

Montgomery County, Maryland, circa 1940. "Bowman Bros. grist mill, Gaithersburg." 8x10 inch acetate negative by Theodor Horydczak. View full size.

 

Idaho Hay: 1941

Idaho Hay: 1941

June 1941. "Hay stacker and haystack on farm of member of the Dairymen's Cooperative Creamery. Caldwell, Canyon County, Idaho." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

At Nampa: 1941

At Nampa: 1941

June 1941. "Coaling station on railroad at Nampa, Idaho." Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Sole Proprietor: 1938

Sole Proprietor: 1938

New York, 1938. "Shoe repair establishment on East 63rd Street." Medium format acetate negative by Sheldon Dick for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Off the Deep End: 1961

Off the Deep End: 1961

Somewhere in Baltimore. "Janet diving, 1961." 35mm Kodachrome by Janet and Kermy's parents, from a collection of slides found on eBay. View full size.

Shuck Buddies: 1940

Shuck Buddies: 1940

October 1940. "Resting after dinner following a corn shucking on Hooper Farm in Corbett Ridge section. Caswell County, North Carolina." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Ol' Swimmin' Hole: 1940

The Ol' Swimmin' Hole: 1940

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September 1940. "Old swimming hole up South Fork, Breathitt. County, Kentucky." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Gypsy Camp: 1901

Gypsy Camp: 1901

March 28, 1901. "Happy Hollow -- Hot Springs, Arkansas." You can see more of Happy Hollow here. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Sam I Am: 1902

Sam I Am: 1902

Circa 1902. "Sam Peths [?]." 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio in Washington, D.C. View full size.

 
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