American Views

Neil Hotel and Dining Room: 1938

Neil Hotel and Dining Room: 1938

Chevrolet dealership and the Neil Hotel and Dining Room in London, Ohio. Nice small town street view with old cars. Photo taken in the summer of 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

First Presbyterian Church, New Orleans: 1938

First Presbyterian Church, New Orleans: 1938

First Presbyterian Church, South Street, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana. Photo taken in January 1938 by photographer Richard Koch. LOC original medium: 4 x 5 inch photo. Historic American Buildings Survey.

WV Coal Miner Town: 1935

WV Coal Miner Town: 1935

Coal miner shacks at Freeze Fork, West Virginia. Great Depression era photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Truck Stop: 1941

Truck Stop: 1941

Trucks at gas station on highway headed to Utica, New York. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer John Collier. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in poverty at Gibbs City, Michigan, 1937. Depression era photo taken by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Three Confederate Generals: 1917

Three Confederate Generals: 1917

Confederate reunion photo taken in 1917 showing Commander in Chief, General Harrison and staff with Generals Mickey and Dinkins on either side. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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