John Vachon

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Pencil Salesman: 1938

Crippled war veteran who sells pencils, sitting on fender of old car, Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Migrant Family: 1940

Migrant Family: 1940

Migrant adults and children getting into a car at nursery school, Berrien County, Michigan. Berrien is the heart of Michigan's fruit belt. Photo taken in July, 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Old Iowa Gas Station; 1940

Old Iowa Gas Station; 1940

Vintage gas station view with antique visible gas pumps in Le Grand, Iowa. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm safety negative.

Used Car Mascot: 1939

Used Car Mascot: 1939

Paul Bunyan at used car lot, Bemidji, Minnesota. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Iowa Corn Planter: 1940

Iowa Corn Planter: 1940

Farmer in field planting corn with horse drawn planter, Jasper County, Iowa. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Irishman in Omaha: 1938

Irishman in Omaha: 1938

Tommy Murphy, in transit through Omaha, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

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