Russell Lee

Industrious in Illinois: 1941

Industrious in Illinois: 1941

African American boys in front of grocery store waiting for jobs carting home groceries of shoppers. Photo taken in Chicago, Illinois in 1941 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in Poverty: 1937

Children in poverty at Gibbs City, Michigan, 1937. Depression era photo taken by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

One-Horned Devil at the Circus: 1937

One-Horned Devil at the Circus: 1937

Circus wagon in Alger, Sheridan County, Montana. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Street Toughs for Roosevelt: 1936

Street Toughs for Roosevelt: 1936

Street scene at 38th Street and 7th Avenue, New York City. Boys hanging out with Franklin D. Roosevelt posters on window behind them. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Russell Lee for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Idaho Patriot: 1941

Idaho Patriot: 1941

Caldwell, Idaho woman with a flag she bought for the Fourth of July. Photo taken in 1941 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Trusty Old Tractor: 1937

Trusty Old Tractor: 1937

Farmer operating a Farmall tractor near Fowler, Indiana. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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