Advertising & Stores

Pie Town Pumps: 1940

Pie Town Pumps: 1940

Old truck and gas station with visible gas pumps, Pie Town, New Mexico. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Lonely Soldiers: 1942

Lonely Soldiers: 1942

Two sets of visible gas pumps in front of adjacent gas station / garage businesses in Wisdom, Montana (population 114 in 2000 census). Photo taken in 1942 by photographer John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar, 1940. A cross roads store, bar, juke joint, and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, Louisiana. Lots of great advertising signs including beer, whiskey and soda pop. Marion Post Wolcott, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Market Street, Philly: 1910s

Market Street, Philly: 1910s

Market Street, west from Eleventh, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo taken between 1910 and 1920. Nice old view with streetcars, cars and pedestrians. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Cascade, Idaho: 1941

Cascade, Idaho: 1941

Main street of Cascade, Idaho. Nice view with old cars, stores and advertising signs. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Bait Seller, Key West: 1938

Bait Seller, Key West: 1938

Bait shop, Key West, Florida. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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