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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.

 

Max: 1940

Max: 1940

October 1940. "Max, North Dakota. Population 500." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Farmville: 1940

Farmville: 1940

November 1940. "Velva, North Dakota." Birthplace of CBS newsman Eric Sevareid. Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Meet the Stewarts: 1941

Meet the Stewarts: 1941

June 1941. "The family of Clinton J. Stewart, FSA borrower. White Plains, Greene County, Georgia." Yet another example of Jack Delano's stylized portraiture of Farm Security Administration clients. Avant-gardeners, to coin a phrase. View full size.

 

Nebraska Noir: 1940

Nebraska Noir: 1940

November 1940. "Lincoln, Nebraska. State capitol in background." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Consumers Coal: 1940

Consumers Coal: 1940

July 1940. "Coal company. Benton Harbor, Michigan." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Kewpee Panorama: 1940

Kewpee Panorama: 1940

July 1940. "Brick house on main street of Benton Harbor, Michigan." This composite of two photos taken by John Vachon features "Kewpee Hamburgs" (last seen here) on the left; the previously unseen portion on the right stars a Texaco station and body shop. View full size.

 

The Pig and I: 1940

The Pig and I: 1940

October 1940. "Bringing farmer's butchered pig into co-op cold storage lockers. Casselton, North Dakota." Photo by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Service Man: 1940

Service Man: 1940

July 1940. "Gas station attendant. Millburg, Michigan." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Milk & Cookies: 1940

Milk & Cookies: 1940

November 1940. Aberdeen, South Dakota. "Mrs. L.M. Schulstad and children in the kitchen. Mr. Schulstad is salesman for a hardware company." Photo by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Family Newspaper: 1940

Family Newspaper: 1940

November 1940. Aberdeen, South Dakota. "L.M. Schulstad, traveling salesman for hardware company, at home with his family." Acetate negative by John Vachon. View full size.

 

Sanatorium Kitchen: 1941

Sanatorium Kitchen: 1941

January 10, 1941. "Triboro Hospital for Tuberculosis, Parsons Boulevard, Jamaica, Queens, New York. Kitchen, long vista. Eggers & Higgins, architect." 5x7 inch acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

 
 
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