Small Town Life

Toboggan Trip: 1936

Toboggan Trip: 1936

Toboggan rider and kids on skis, Lancaster, New Hampshire. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Beer Parlor, Birney, Montana: 1939

Cowgirl and cowboy on horseback in front of beer parlor, Birney, Montana. Nice view with Pabst, Budweiser and Camel advertising signs. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Cotton Chopping Hoes: 1936

Cotton Chopping Hoes: 1936

African American cotton trader standing in front of Greenhaw Bro's Cotton Buyers entrance. Store front view in Marianna, Arkansas with cotton chopping hoes for sale. Resettlement Administration photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

American Hotel, Dubuque Iowa: 1940

American Hotel, Dubuque Iowa: 1940

American Hotel and street view with beer store and old cars, Dubuque, Iowa. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Lawrence, Kansas Theater and Bus Depot: 1938

Lawrence, Kansas Theater and Bus Depot: 1938

Southern California architecture in Lawrence, Kansas. Movie theater, bus depot and vehicle with Baker University lettering. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Loafing in Tennessee: 1937

Loafing in Tennessee: 1937

Men loafing in front of Mitchell Drug Company, Crossville, Tennessee. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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