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Summer Interned: 1942

Summer Interned: 1942

July 1942. "Rupert, Idaho. A Japanese-American farm worker at former CCC camp now under FSA management" -- the Minidoka War Relocation Center, last seen here. Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Not So Private Idaho: 1942

Not So Private Idaho: 1942

July 1942. "Rupert, Idaho. Japanese-American farm workers at an FSA camp formerly used by CCC boys (Civilian Conservation Corps). Barracks, sanitary facilities, laundry, clinic, etc." Euphemistically known at the time as the Minidoka War Relocation Center. Medium format acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Cadet Peck: 1941

Cadet Peck: 1941

August 1941. "Recreation -- archery. Southeastern Air Training Center, Craig Field, Selma, Alabama." Army Air Cadet Peck, last seen here, gets ready to let one fly. Medium format acetate negative by John Collier for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

The Third Bird: 1941

The Third Bird: 1941

August 1941. "Poultry raised under FSA 'Food for Defense' program feeds Army flight trainees. Cadet E.A. Peresich Jr. takes his third helping of fried chicken. Craig Field, Southeastern Air Training Center, Selma, Alabama." Photo by John Collier, Farm Security Admin. View full size.

 

The Chickenator: 1941

The Chickenator: 1941

August 1941. "The painless killer. Food for Defense program cooperative cannery and hatchery in Coffee County, Alabama." Photo by John Collier, Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Sofa So Good: 1942

Sofa So Good: 1942

July 1942. "Ola, Idaho. FSA Ola self-help cooperative, adjacent timber stand, sawmill and farms. A member of the cooperative and his family at home. This man is a county commissioner." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Power Plucker: 1941

Power Plucker: 1941

August 1941. "Electric plucker removes every pin feather without a tear in the skin. 500 to 1,000 birds could be plucked in a day by this method. Enterprise co-op cannery. Coffee County, Enterprise, Alabama." Photo by John Collier, Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Between Jobs: 1941

Between Jobs: 1941

September 1941. Yakima, Washington. "Migratory agricultural workers in shack towns, tents, and trailers. Boys looking for work wait for the Washington State Employment Service office to open in the morning." Photo by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.

 

Z-Mobile: 1919

Z-Mobile: 1919

San Francisco City Hall circa 1919. "Briscoe auto -- Zellerbach Paper Co." Today's selection from the Shorpy File of Flyweight Flivvers. Glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

Dam Dump: 1942

Dam Dump: 1942

June 1942. "Shasta Dam, Shasta County, California. Steam shovel dumps dirt into dump truck." Acetate negative by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

Big Six: 1921

Big Six: 1921

San Francisco or vicinity circa 1921. "Studebaker 'Big Six' touring car." Cigar-chomping Army brass at the wheel. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

 

First Baptist: 1904

First Baptist: 1904

Jacksonville, Florida, circa 1904. "First Baptist Church, Church and Hogan Streets." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Rigged: 1900

Rigged: 1900

Circa 1900. "Cruiser U.S.S. Newark." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Photographic Company. View full size.

 

Wall and Broad: 1906

Wall and Broad: 1906

New York circa 1906. "Drexel Building -- Offices of J.P. Morgan & Co., Wall and Broad Streets." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

Slides & Rides: 1906

Slides & Rides: 1906

Cincinnati, Ohio, circa 1906. "View in Chester Park." Bridal Tours and Auto Rides, 10 cents. Slide the Slides for free! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 
 
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