Rural Life

Tanana Valley Railroad at Chatanika Station: 1916

Tanana Valley Railroad at Chatanika Station: 1916

Tanana Valley Railroad (TVRR) at Chatanika Station, Alaska, 1916. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Creamery Truck: 1935

Creamery Truck: 1935

United Farmers Co-operative Creamery Association. Somewhere in Vermont, possibly Johnson. Great old dairy photograph with old truck and milk cans. Photo taken between 1935 and 1942. Photographer not identified, but based on other photos in the collection, probably Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Sorghum Stir Pot: 1938

Sorghum Stir Pot: 1938

Farmer working at sorghum mill, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. 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.

Lake of the Woods Mobile Home: 1939

Lake of the Woods Mobile Home: 1939

Farmer of cut-over land moving house to new land. The government bought up the land on which he formerly farmed to take it out of farming. Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Cut-Over Land Farmer: 1937

Cut-Over Land Farmer: 1937

Cut-over farmer in front of log cabin surrounded by antique car, tools, furniture and junk. Near Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Russell Lee. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety negative.

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