On the Road

Migrant Fruit Workers: 1940

Migrant Fruit Workers: 1940

Migrant worker getting his car ready to move on in search for work, Berrien County, Michigan. Great old photo with suitcase strapped to front fender of the car. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Red Crown Gasoline Station: 1940

Red Crown Gasoline Station: 1940

Auto of migrant fruit worker at filling station, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The gas pumps have crowns on the top. Looks to be a Red Crown Gasoline station. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Blueberry Pickers' Camp: 1937

Blueberry Pickers' Camp: 1937

Tent in blueberry pickers' camp, near Little Fork (Littlefork), Minnesota. Great Depression photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Auto Trailer Camp: 1936

Auto Trailer Camp: 1936

Scenes at the auto trailer camp, Dennis Port, Massachusetts. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Headed to California: 1939

Headed to California: 1939

Young girl on truck. Mom is loading a table which will be carried by her migrant family to California. Starting the trip near Muskogee, Oklahoma. Late Great Depression photo taken in 1939 by photographer Russell Lee. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Gold Rush: 1898

Gold Rush: 1898

Gold mining group in Sheep Camp, Alaska, enroute to the Klondike, Yukon Territory. 1898 photo of a group of men in front of Grand Pacific Hotel. Stereo photograph copyrighted by B.L. Singley (Keystone View Company). LOC original medium: stereograph card.

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