JUMP TO PAGE   100  >  200  >  300  >  400  >  500  >  600

Shorpy members who are Patreon contributors get an ad-free experience! (Mostly -- there's still an ad above the comments.) Sign up or learn more.

Work From Home: 1941

Work From Home: 1941

January 1941. "Scene in west Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. Stacks of the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation in background." Medium format negative by Jack Delano for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.


On Shorpy:
Today’s Top 5

The Coming War Years

I love these snapshots in time. A year after this photo was taken, the steel mills of Pennsylvania would soon be working overtime for the war effort.

I don't know a thing

... about the Farm Security Administration. It's hard to imagine a government agency with such a mundane handle could produce an artist like Jack Delano. I'll bet they never knew.

[Not to mention Dorothea Lange, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans et al. - Dave]

Syndicate content is a vintage photography site featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago. Contact us | Privacy policy | Site © 2021 Shorpy Inc.