Crash Thompson: 1940

Crash Thompson: 1940

Guy posed with a car that says Crash Thompson, Death Defying Thrill Driver. Probably Crash, possibly not. Untitled and undated photo at Library of Congress, but from data with other photos in the collection scanned at the same time by LOC, it was possibly taken in 1940 by John Vachon at the Firemen's Convention, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. Vintage photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: nitrate negative.