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Sassy Tassels: 1953

Sassy Tassels: 1953

New York, 1953. "Actress Joan McCracken [1917-1961] in costume for the musical Me & Juliet." Color transparency by Phillip Harrington for Look magazine. View full size.

Well-Oiled Machine: 1930

Well-Oiled Machine: 1930

Circa 1930. "Ford Model A on lubrication rack at Lubeseal service garage." View full size.

 

Tattoo II: 1941

Tattoo II: 1941

March 1941. "West Main Street. Norfolk, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Pull In for Pepsi: 1941

Pull In for Pepsi: 1941

March 1941. "Four o'clock traffic. Norfolk, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Tattooing & Curios: 1941

Tattooing & Curios: 1941

March 1941. "Tattoo parlor on West Main Street. Norfolk, Virginia." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

I Walk the Line: 1941

I Walk the Line: 1941

March 1941. "Sailor's wife living in trailer camp for construction workers near Navy yard. Portsmouth, Virginia." The lady last seen here. Photo by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Ladies vs. Tomboys: 1955

Ladies vs. Tomboys: 1955

April 9, 1955. Atlanta, Georgia. "Softball or ballet? Linda McConkey, of the Lorelei Ladies softball team, diving for third base during an exhibition game; and Jerrie Rainey, playing third base for the Atlanta Tomboys, as she jumps for the ball." Wide World photo. View full size.

 

The Wall: 1941

The Wall: 1941

August 1941. "Negro children standing in front of half-mile concrete wall, Detroit, Michigan. This wall was built in August 1941 to separate the Negro section from a white housing development going up on the other side." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Farm Dad: 1939

Farm Dad: 1939

October 1939. "George Cleaver, new farmer on 177 acres, has five boys. The three older boys, ages 12, 16 and 18, are needed at home to develop the farm and do not go to school. Malheur County, Oregon." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Askance: 1941

Askance: 1941

August 1941. "Boy who lives in Houghton, Michigan. Copper Range town." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Tulsa: 1921

Tulsa: 1921

"Disaster Relief. Interior, American Red Cross hospital, Tulsa, Oklahoma. Nov. 1, 1921. Patients recovering from effects of race riot of June 1, 1921." 5x7 inch glass negative, American National Red Cross photograph collection, Library of Congress. View full size.

 

Full of Beans: 1941

Full of Beans: 1941

August 1941. "Boy emptying beans into sack. Shawano County, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Berrien Bunkhouse: 1940

Berrien Bunkhouse: 1940

July 1940. Berrien County, Michigan. "Old barn used as bunkhouse for migrant fruit pickers from the South. This grower employs only unmarried Negroes." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Polarine: 1940

Polarine: 1940

July 1940. "Gas station in Millburg, Michigan." The establishment last seen here. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Blind Curve: 1941

Blind Curve: 1941

September 1941. "Road leading out of Carlton Tunnel along bed of old narrow gauge railroad on the west side of the Rocky Mountains from Leadville, Colorado." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 
 
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