John Vachon

Byromville Train Station: 1938

Byromville Train Station: 1938

Men and 1930s car at railroad station, Byromville, Georgia. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Baseball Team, Irwinville Farms, Georgia: 1938

Baseball Team, Irwinville Farms, Georgia: 1938

Baseball team at Irwinville Farms, Georgia. Old photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Slow Day in the Book Business: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, bookseller, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old bookstore photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind Ambition: 1938

Blind woman begging with cute dog wearing a sweater, Omaha, Nebraska. Street scene with nice old cars behind her. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Waiting For Her Man: 1939

Farm woman sitting on the running board of a dirty old car waiting for her husband. Photo taken at an auction near Tenstrike, Minnesota in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Omaha Hobo Hangout: 1938

Omaha Hobo Hangout: 1938

Lower Douglas Street, Omaha, was one of the hobo centers of the West. Movie theater with lots of posters and bar/cigar/pool hall with Storz Beer sign. Photo taken in 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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