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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Barefoot Bundle Boy

Barefoot Bundle Boy

August 1908. Cincinnati, Ohio. "Bundle carrier Sidney Ashcraft, 10 years old, 517 Hannibal Street North." Photo by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size.

 

Johnnie and His Friend: 1908

Johnnie and His Friend: 1908

Tallest boy Johnnie Younts, 72 Kirk Street, Salisbury, North Carolina. Has worked at in Salisbury Mills for 8 years. Began at 7 years old. When can he get any education? Other boy one year in mill. December 1908. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine. View full size. [At least they could afford nice clothes - Dave]

 

Union Street: 1942

Union Street: 1942

Boys with football at N and Union Streets S.W., Washington D.C. Autumn 1942. The scene at Shulman's Market, back when T-shirts were regarded as underwear and people wore actual clothes. View full size. Photograph by Louise Rosskam.

 

Locomotive Dreams: 1942

Locomotive Dreams: 1942

Roundhouse at the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad yard, Chicago. December 1942. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano.

 

Bureaucrat in Autumn: 1942

Bureaucrat in Autumn: 1942

1942. "Rowhouses, corner of N and Union Streets S.W., Washington, D.C." Kodachrome transparency by Louise Rosskam. I wonder if the passageway was for service delivery of milk or ice. View full size.

 

The Cincinnati Kid

The Cincinnati Kid

"Negro boy near Cincinnati." 1942 or 1943. View full size. Medium-format Kodachrome transparency by John Vachon.

 

Sunray: 1942

Sunray: 1942

1942. "Worker at carbon black plant. Sunray, Texas." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Proviso Yard Switchman: 1943

Proviso Yard Switchman: 1943

Switchman at the Chicago & Northwestern R.R. Proviso Yard, Chicago. April 1943. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Jack Delano.

 

Pie Town Quilt II

Pie Town Quilt II

Mrs. Stagg helps her husband in the field with plowing, planting, weeding corn and harvesting beans. She quilts while she rests during the noon hour. Pie Town, N.M. October 1940. View full size. 35mm Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee.

 

Pie Town Sitdown: 1940

Pie Town Sitdown: 1940

The Faro Caudill family eating dinner in their dugout, Pie Town, New Mexico. October 1940. 35mm Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee. View full size.

 

The Avenger: 1943

The Avenger: 1943

Working on a "Vengeance" dive-bomber at Vultee-Nashville. February 1943. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.

 

Muscle Shoals: 1942

Muscle Shoals: 1942

Furnace man at phosphate smelter, TVA chemical plant near Muscle Shoals, Alabama. June 1942. View full size. Photograph by Alfred Palmer.

 

Annette Del Sur: 1942

Annette Del Sur: 1942

October 1942. "Salvage queen Annette del Sur, an office employee at Douglas Aircraft, Long Beach, California, with aluminum scraps collected at the plant." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer. View full size.

 

Angel of History: 1942

Angel of History: 1942

B-25 bomber cowl assembly, North American Aviation, Kansas City, Kansas. October 1942. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer.

 

In a Flattering Light: 1942

In a Flattering Light: 1942

Tank commander, Fort Knox. June 1942. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Alfred Palmer for the Office of War Information.

 
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