Ben Shahn

Holding Out: 1935

Holding Out: 1935

One of few remaining inhabitants of Zinc, Arkansas. Photograph taken in October 1935. Photo by Ben Shahn. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Family Support: 1935

Family Support: 1935

Family of rehabilitation client, Boone County, Arkansas. Photograph taken in October 1935. Photo by Ben Shahn. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Plantation Workers: 1935

Plantation Workers: 1935

Cotton pickers on the Alexander Plantation at 6:30 a.m., waiting for the workday to start. Photograph taken in October 1935 by Ben Shahn. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Bus Station: 1938

Bus Station: 1938

Bus station, Marion, Ohio, summer of 1938. Photo by Ben Shahn. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Destitute: 1935

Destitute: 1935

Son of destitute Ozark family, Arkansas. Photograph taken in October, 1935. Photograph by Ben Shahn. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Just in Case: 1935

Just in Case: 1935

A deputy with a gun on his hip during the September 1935 strike in Morgantown, West Virginia. Photograph by Ben Shahn for the Resettlement Administration. Original medium: 35mm nitrate negative.

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