American Views

Plain City, Ohio: 1938

Plain City, Ohio: 1938

Main Street, Plain City, Ohio. Street view with old cars, advertising signs and Ford dealership. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

High School Girls: 1940s

High School Girls: 1940s

Girls in the cafeteria at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C.. Photo taken in 1943 by photographer Esther Bubley. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Migrant Family: 1940

Migrant Family: 1940

Migrant adults and children getting into a car at nursery school, Berrien County, Michigan. Berrien is the heart of Michigan's fruit belt. Photo taken in July, 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Hydro-Aeroplane Exhibit: 1917

Hydro-Aeroplane Exhibit: 1917

Exhibition of the Curtiss Hydro-Aeroplane or Flying Boat, 1917. Exhibit near the House Office Building by National Aero Coast Patrol Commission with Capitol Building in the background. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Women of the Bible Lands: 1913

Women of the Bible Lands: 1913

Women of the Bible Lands float. Part of the Woman Suffrage Parade held in Washington, D.C., March 3, 1913. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Loafing in Tennessee: 1937

Loafing in Tennessee: 1937

Men loafing in front of Mitchell Drug Company, Crossville, Tennessee. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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