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New American Home: 1940

New American Home: 1940

Shack on the edge of the city dump, Dubuque, Iowa. Sign reads "New American Home, Open to the Public...". 1940 Depression era poverty photo by John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Lift and Separate: 1916

Lift and Separate: 1916

1916 photo of Eskimo women and storage cache, Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska. Lomen Brothers, photographer. Frank and Frances Carpenter collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Abandoned: 1941

Abandoned: 1941

LOC description with photo: "Shacks condemned by Board of Health, formerly (?) occupied by migrant workers and pickers, Belle Glade, Florida." Nice photo with antique cars, taken in 1941 by photographer Marion Post Wolcott. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color slide.

Nasty Pillow: 1939

Nasty Pillow: 1939

Migrant agricultural worker from Tennessee, formerly a railroad man, eating dinner in his shack, an old tool house. Homestead, Florida, 1939. Marion Post Wolcott, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

State Quilt: 1940

State Quilt: 1940

Woman standing in front of log cabin holding state quilt which she made, Pie Town, New Mexico. 1940 photo taken by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. LOC original medium: color slide.

Coffee For One: 1920s

Coffee For One: 1920s

Elliot Shaw in the kitchen. No other data on Mr Shaw with the photo. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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