Russell Lee

Miners' Labor Day Band: 1940

Miners' Labor Day Band: 1940

High school band at the miners' Labor Day celebration, Silverton, Colorado. Photo taken in September 1940 by FSA photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Railroad Rehab: 1938

Railroad Rehab: 1938

Workers welding on railroad tracks near Port Barre, Louisiana. Photo taken by photographer Russell Lee in 1938. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Roller Rink Organist: 1941

Roller Rink Organist: 1941

Organist keeping skaters moving at an African American rollerskating rink, Chicago, Illinois. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Wines, Beer & __?, Mound Bayou, Mississippi: 1939

Royal Club wine and beer hall with Coca-Cola advertising sign, Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Labor Day in Silverton, Colorado: 1940

Labor Day in Silverton, Colorado: 1940

Ticket seller at ferris wheel at Labor Day celebration, Silverton, Colorado. Photo taken in 1940 by FSA photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm safety film negative.

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

Hat Fashion in Chicago: 1941

African American girls, in their Sunday best, waiting for Episcopal Church to end so they can see the processional, South Side of Chicago, Illinois. 1940s fashion photo taken by photographer Russell Lee in 1941. Street view with old cars in the background. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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