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National Brands: 1941

National Brands: 1941

August 1941. "Building in Ewen, Michigan, former lumber town on the Upper Peninsula." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

A Solo Stroll: 1941

A Solo Stroll: 1941

August 1941. "Ewen, Michigan. Former lumber town in Ontonagon County." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Back to the Garden: 1941

Back to the Garden: 1941

August 1941. "Town square. Woodstock, Illinois." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Black Earth: 1941

Black Earth: 1941

August 1941. "Farmer at Black Earth, Wisconsin." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Anytown, USA: 1941

Anytown, USA: 1941

August 1941. "House in Elgin, Illinois." The residence at 282 Anystreet. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Milk & Honeys: 1941

Milk & Honeys: 1941

August 1941. "Child buying bottle of milk. Duluth Milk Company. Duluth, Minnesota." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Day Job: 1941

Day Job: 1941

August 1941. "Defense worker who is on night shift. During the day he works on the new home which he is building. Detroit, Michigan." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

I.C.U.: 1942

I.C.U.: 1942

March 1942. "Chicago, Illinois. Provident Hospital. Dr. S.J. Jackson, intern, ready to assist in an operation." Acetate negative by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Little Boy Blue: 1941

Little Boy Blue: 1941

August 1941. "Son of Mr. Nichols, defense worker from Cass City, Michigan, now living in a trailer at Edgewater Park near Ypsilanti. Mr. Nichols works in the Ford bomber plant." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Night Porter: 1942

The Night Porter: 1942

March 1942. "Alfred MacMillan, Pullman porter resting in the men's washroom aboard the 'Capitol Limited' bound for Chicago." Acetate negative by Jack Delano. View full size.

 

Very Big Words: 1953

Very Big Words: 1953

November 1953. "Scrabble inventor Alfred Butts & promoter James Brunot posed with oversized game." Acetate negative by Arthur Rothstein from photos for the Look magazine assignment "For Women Only -- Word Rage." View full size.

 

Mighty Mouse: 1954

Mighty Mouse: 1954

Los Angeles, 1954. "Walt Disney with Mickey Mouse stuffed toy astride large world globe." Color transparency from photos by Earl Theisen for the Look magazine assignment "Here's your first view of Disneyland," a year before it opened in Anaheim. View full size.

A Learning Experience: 1957

A Learning Experience: 1957

September 10, 1957. "Integrated classroom at Anacostia High School, Washington, D.C." 35mm acetate negative by Warren K. Leffler for U.S. News & World Report. View full size.

Kop-kop-ki-hi: 1900

Kop-kop-ki-hi: 1900

January 1900. "Kop-kop-ki-hi (White Cottonwood). Photo shows Charley Van Pelt, a Yakama Indian man, half-length portrait, seated, facing right." Gelatin silver print by Lee Moorhouse (1850-1926) of Pendleton, Oregon. View full size.

 

The Short Happy Life: 1953

The Short Happy Life: 1953

February 1953. "Ernest and Mary Hemingway in Land Rover during safari in Kenya." Color transparency by Earl Theisen. Look magazine archive, Library of Congress. View full size.

 
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