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House Hockey: 1941

House Hockey: 1941

March 1941. "Houses near Navy yard. Portsmouth, Virginia." On garbage day, when there's always a plentiful supply of pucks. Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Airport Newsstand: 1941

Airport Newsstand: 1941

July 1941. "The newsstand in the waiting room. National Airport near Washington, D.C." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

A Girl's Best Friend: 1959

A Girl's Best Friend: 1959

October 23, 1959. "Bloomingdale's. Hackensack, New Jersey. Fine jewelry. Raymond Loewy, client." Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 

Newport News: 1941

Newport News: 1941

March 1941. Newport News, Virginia. "Shipyard workers going home at 4 p.m." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Entre Nous: 1941

Entre Nous: 1941

March 1941. "Bedroom. House in Negro slum district. Norfolk, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Ironed Out: 1941

Ironed Out: 1941

June 1941. "Wife of defense worker ironing clothes in utility building at FSA trailer camp. Erie, Pennsylvania." Photo by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Crowded House: 1940

Crowded House: 1940

December 1940. Radford, Virginia. "Construction workers in room at Mrs. Jones's boardinghouse. Six men live in this room. Three beds, pay eight to ten dollars a week rent. Most of them have families they left behind in Bluefield, West Virginia; Bristol, Tennessee; or High Point, North Carolina. They are carpenters, carpenters' assistants, riggers and laborers. They make sixty cents to $1.25 per hour." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Spring Rollers: 1941

Spring Rollers: 1941

March 1941. "A miscellany of pictures in overcrowded Navy towns. Housing in Portsmouth, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Wallflowers: 1940

Wallflowers: 1940

December 1940. Radford, Virginia. "Influx of construction workers in small town to build Hercules Powder Plant. Five of the boarders at Mrs. Pritchard's house in the parlor. Eighteen men board here." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Keep a Light On: 1940

Keep a Light On: 1940

November 1940. "Porch light to welcome expected visitors. Pierre, South Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

New in Town: 1940

New in Town: 1940

December 1940. Radford, Virginia. "Influx of construction workers in small town to build Hercules Powder Plant. Man just arrived to report for work." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

One Fifth: 1939

One Fifth: 1939

September 1939. "A rainy evening in New York City. Looking west toward the Hudson River from University Place." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Strike Force: 1939

Strike Force: 1939

September 1939. Ducktown, Tennessee. "Copper miners on strike waiting for scabs to come out of mines." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott. View full size.

 

Heartland: 1940

Heartland: 1940

October 1940. "Surrey, Ward County, North Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Country Road: 1940

Country Road: 1940

October 1940. "U.S. Highway 83, Ward County, North Dakota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
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