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Expert Advice: 1939

Expert Advice: 1939

September 1939. Graceville, Minnesota. "High school boy talking to druggist." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Lunchbox Brigade: 1941

Lunchbox Brigade: 1941

January 1941. Ambridge, Pennsylvania. "Employees of American Bridge Company (United States Steel) waiting for the bus." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

No Man's Land: 1940

No Man's Land: 1940

May 1940. Grant County, Illinois. "FSA rehabilitation borrower operating tractor. She and her mother run the farm without the assistance of any men." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Scenic Route: 1941

The Scenic Route: 1941

September 1941. "Road through the mountains from Idaho Springs to Central City, Colorado." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Hotel Rainbow: 1941

Hotel Rainbow: 1941

September 1941. "Buildings on main street of ghost town. Judith Basin, Montana." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Co-op Gas: 1941

Co-op Gas: 1941

August 1941. "Cooperative gas station in Minneapolis, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Delta Thresher: 1940

Delta Thresher: 1940

June 1940. "La Delta Project. Driver of combine threshing oats. Thomastown, Louisiana." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Livor-Kaps: 1939

Livor-Kaps: 1939

November 1939. "On the main street of Wendell, North Carolina." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Lunch Crowd: 1941

The Lunch Crowd: 1941

July 1941. "Stockyard workers during lunch hour. Chicago, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

In the News: 1892

In the News: 1892

"Elizabeth Clapp (between January 1891 and January 1894)." 5x7 inch glass negative from the C.M. Bell portrait studio in Washington, D.C. View full size.

 

30 Rock: 1939

30 Rock: 1939

New York, 1939. "Radio City buildings (RCA Building and other Rockefeller Center buildings)." Click here for an alternate view. Gelatin silver print by Irving Underhill. View full size.

 

The Mammy Memorial: 1923

The Mammy Memorial: 1923

Washington, D.C. "U.S.J. Dunbar, 6/27/23." The sculptor Ulric Stonewall Jackson Dunbar and a model of the proposed "Mammy" monument. 5x7 inch glass negative. View full size.

        In 1923, a group of white women wanted to build what they called a "monument to the faithful colored mammies" in Washington. These women, members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, pressed lawmakers in Congress to introduce a bill ... [read more]

 

Alternate Root: 1920

Alternate Root: 1920

1920. "Pacific Highway through a Washington red cedar stump, 20 feet in diameter (man and automobile in tunnel of giant tree stump)." Photo by Darius Kinsey, Seattle. View full size.

 

Big Log: 1905

Big Log: 1905

1905. "Men posing with team of horses hauling giant spruce log 30 feet in circumference. Cascade Mountains, Washington." Gelatin silver print by Darius Kinsey. View full size.

 

Back in Fashion: 1932

Back in Fashion: 1932

Ca. 1932. "Woman holding a cigarette." Gelatin silver print by Wynn Richards. View full size.

 
 
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