John Vachon

Exchanging Grains: 1939

Exchanging Grains: 1939

Buyer examining samples of grains at open market, Minneapolis Grain Exchange, Minnesota. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Cool Comfort: 1940

Cool Comfort: 1940

Movie theatre ticket booth, Chicago, Illinois. Polar bear and signs for Cool Comfort promoting the newly air conditioned theater. Jack Benny poster on the wall. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Sorghum Stir Pot: 1938

Sorghum Stir Pot: 1938

Farmer working at sorghum mill, Lancaster County, Nebraska. Photo taken in 1938 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Lake of the Woods Mobile Home: 1939

Lake of the Woods Mobile Home: 1939

Farmer of cut-over land moving house to new land. The government bought up the land on which he formerly farmed to take it out of farming. Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Beer Billboard: 1940

Beer Billboard: 1940

Beer advertising billboard sign painter, Vincennes, Indiana. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Sturgeon Bay Station: 1940

Sturgeon Bay Station: 1940

Auto of migrant fruit worker at gas station, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Car has Illinois license plates. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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