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Brother Rat: 1937

Brother Rat: 1937

Nagel Coal & Fuel Oil, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The windows are covered by movie posters for Brother Rat, a 1930s comedy about three buddies at Virginia Military Institute, starring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman and Eddie Albert. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photo Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

B-25 Cockpit Construction: 1942

B-25 Cockpit Construction: 1942

Workers riveting on the cockpit shell of a B-25 bomber at Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California. Vintage WW2 color photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Young Girl Oyster Shuckers: early 1900s

Young Girl Oyster Shuckers: early 1900s

Young girl oyster shuckers after a hard day of shucking, Port Royal, South Carolina. Child labor photo taken between 1909 and 1932. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Making Teddy Bears: early 1900s

Making Teddy Bears: early 1900s

Men working in a factory cutting out Teddy Bear skins. Location and date unknown. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

Telephone Company Garage: 1925

Telephone Company Garage: 1925

The Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company service vehicle garage, between 1910 and 1925. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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.

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