Small Town Life

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Tennessee Street Musicians: 1935

Street musicians with guitars and old car, Maynardville, Tennessee. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Ben Shahn for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Pawn Shop Window: 1938

Pawn Shop Window: 1938

Man looking in window of pawn shop, Washington Court House, Ohio. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer Ben Shahn FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas: 1935

Downtown Fayetteville, Arkansas: 1935

Street view in Fayetteville, Arkansas with old cars, trucks (R.W. Coln Dairy truck) and stores. Photo taken in 1935 by photographer Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Southern Movie Classic: 1940

Southern Movie Classic: 1940

Confederate flag displayed at movie house showing Gone With the Wind on Lincoln's birthday, Winchester, Virginia. The movie was released to theaters in January, 1940. Photo taken in February, 1940 by photographer Arthur Rothstein. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main street of Kelliher, Minnesota, once a booming lumber town. Nice view with store signs and cars. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Lothair Train Station, Maryland: 1937

Lothair Train Station, Maryland: 1937

Lothair (now Faulkner) Railroad Station, southern Maryland, 1937. Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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