Jiggsy Gallery

Antique Car Junkyard: 1942

Antique Car Junkyard: 1942

Scrap and salvage depot, Butte, Montana. Lots of old cars. Photo taken in 1942 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

Cash for Coal: 1937

Cash for Coal: 1937

Woman and child picking coal from a slag heap, Nanty Glo, Pennsylvania. They are paid ten cents for each 100 pound sack. 1937 Great Depression photo by artist / photographer Ben Shahn for the United States Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Going Hunting: 1930s

Going Hunting: 1930s

Boys with homemade bow and arrow sets, near railroad yard. Photo taken between 1935 and 1942. Photographer not listed with the photo but probably John Vachon since other photos scanned in by LOC at the same time were Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Motorcycle Envy: 1936

Motorcycle Envy: 1936

Vermont State Police officer at fair at Albany, Vermont. Boys in baseball uniforms checking out his motorcycle. Nice old truck in the background. 1936 photo taken by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Flying High: 1942

Flying High: 1942

Carnival ride, Brownsville, Texas, 1942. Arthur Rothstein, photographer. Farm Security Administration photo. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Bomber Power: 1942

Bomber Power: 1942

Cowling and control rods are added to motors for North American B-25 bombers as they move down the assembly line, North American Aviation, Inglewood, California. World War Two factory photo taken in 1942 by photographer Alfred T. Palmer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information. LOC original medium: color transparency.

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