Ben Shahn

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.

Louisiana for Long: 1935

Louisiana for Long: 1935

Man in Amite City, Louisiana holding what appears to be a political poster for the (Huey) Long - (Oscar K.) Allen ticket for Governor...(can't see the bottom half). Great picture with old trucks and cars in the background. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U. S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

West Virginia School Truck: 1935

West Virginia School Truck: 1935

1930s photo of children getting onto truck, seemingly headed to school, Red House, West Virginia. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Adminstration. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Small Town, Big Clock: 1938

Small Town, Big Clock: 1938

Optician advertising on big street level clock at Main and Court Streets, Circleville, Ohio. Old cars and 1930s fashion. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Creole Girls in Louisiana: 1935

Creole Girls in Louisiana: 1935

Three Creole girls, one playing guitar, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Street musicians with guitars and old car, Maynardville, Tennessee. 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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