John Vachon

Georgia Baseball: 1938

Georgia Baseball: 1938

Vintage 1930s photo of guys on a baseball team at Irwinville Farms, Georgia. Photograph taken in May, 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Horse Power on the Farm: 1940

Horse Power on the Farm: 1940

Farmall tractor and draft horse on a farm in Jasper County, Iowa. Photo taken by photographer John Vachon in 1940. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. Vintage photos provided by LOC. Original medium: nitrate negative.

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Pistols and Pages: 1937

Harry C. Feldstone, seller of antiques, weapons and books, 1218 Sixth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.. Nice old store photo with pistols hanging in the window taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

African American Farm Boy: 1938

African American Farm Boy: 1938

Black boy on farm with plow horse, Guilford County, North Carolina. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Roanoke Farms Construction: 1938

Roanoke Farms Construction: 1938

Old cars at community center construction project in the white settlement of Roanoke Farms, North Carolina. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Brother Rat: 1937

Brother Rat: 1937

Nagel Coal & Fuel Oil, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The windows are covered by movie posters for Brother Rat, a 1930s comedy about three buddies at Virginia Military Institute, starring Ronald Reagan, Jane Wyman and Eddie Albert. Photo taken in 1937 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photo Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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