Marion Post Wolcott

Moore Haven Movie Theater: 1939

Moore Haven Movie Theater: 1939

Movie theatre, Moore Haven, Florida. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Marion Post Wolcott. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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.

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar: 1940

Frenchie's Bar, 1940. A cross roads store, bar, juke joint, and gas station in the cotton plantation area, Melrose, Louisiana. Lots of great advertising signs including beer, whiskey and soda pop. Marion Post Wolcott, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection. 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.

Well-To-Do Miner: 1938

Well-To-Do Miner: 1938

Photographer's description from 1938: "A more well-to-do miner listening to the radio when he returns home in the morning after working on the night shift. He is Polish, his wife Hungarian. These "foreigners" are generally thrifties and their houses are cleaner than the Negros or "Americans." Westover, West Virginia." Marion Post Wolcott, photographer.

Bucky House: 1941

Bucky House: 1941

Metal Diamaxion house, built by Butler Brothers, Kansas City, from an adapted corn bin. Designed and promoted by R. Buckminster Fuller. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Marion Post Wolcott. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

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