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Living the Good Life: 1937

Living the Good Life: 1937

Old 1930s photo of woman opening the door of a big, beautiful antique convertible. Photograph taken in 1937 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Have Makeshift Prosthetic, Will Travel: 1937

Have Makeshift Prosthetic, Will Travel: 1937

Great Depression era photo of man pulling a wagon full of paper and cardboard, 1937. Nice old Washington D.C. photo with movie theatre, cafe, and 1930s cars. John Vachon, photographer. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Marine Corps Motorcycle: 1922

Marine Corps Motorcycle: 1922

Marine Corps Brigadier General Smedley Butler in a big car with motorcycle escort. Photo taken in June of 1922. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Fresh Produce in New Orleans: 1936

Fresh Produce in New Orleans: 1936

Black family arrives at New Orleans, Louisiana marketplace in nice old car loaded with produce. Great Depression era photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA/OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

A Fair Band: 1936

A Fair Band: 1936

Band and nice old cars at the annual fair, Morrisville, Vermont. Photo taken in 1936 by photographer Carl Mydans for the U.S. Resettlement Administration. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Mechanic: 1943

Manzanar Relocation Center mechanic Henry Hanawa working on an old tractor while driver Benji Iguchi looks on. Nice old pickup truck in the background. WW2 photo taken in 1943 by photographer Ansel Adams. LOC original medium: 4 x 5 inch safety film negative.

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