Advertising & Stores

Gordonton, North Carolina: 1939

Gordonton, North Carolina: 1939

Caption by photographer Dorothea Lange: "Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. Note the kerosene pump on the right and the gasoline pump on the left. Rough, unfinished timber posts have been used as supports for porch roof. Negro men are sitting on the porch. Brother of store owner stands in doorway. Gordonton, North Carolina."

Wigwam Village, Cave City, Kentucky: 1940

Wigwam Village, Cave City, Kentucky: 1940

Cabins imitating the Indian teepee for tourists along highway south of Bardstown, Kentucky. Nice old gas station pumps also. Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott for Farm Security Administration. LOC original medium: safety negative.

My-T-Good: 1936

My-T-Good: 1936

New Orleans, Louisiana street corner with grocery store and antique bakery truck, 1936. Photo by Walker Evans for Office of War Information. Original medium: Nitrate negative.

New Orleans French Market: 1935

New Orleans French Market: 1935

Waterfront in New Orleans. French market sidewalk scene. Louisiana. Photograph by Walker Evans for Office of War Information. Old photo provided by LOC. Original Medium: Nitrate negative.

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