John Vachon

Migrant Fruit Picker's Truck: 1940

Migrant Fruit Picker's Truck: 1940

Young boy sitting on bumper of antique pickup truck near company cabins at fruit packing plant, Berrien County, Michigan. Car has 1940 Arkansas license plate. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Glorified Hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska: 1938

Restaurant advertising sign for glorified hamburgers, Lincoln, Nebraska. Probably Hap's but haven't been able to verify that. Perhaps someone can let us know. Photo by John Vachon, 1938. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Vintage Gas Pump on the Farm: 1940

Vintage Gas Pump on the Farm: 1940

Gassing up a tractor on the farm, Jasper County, Iowa. Nice visible gas pump photo taken in 1940 by John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Ozark Farmeress Revisited: 1940

Ozark Farmeress Revisited: 1940

Another photo of the wife of an Ozark Mountains, Missouri farmer, lighting a pipe. We posted a closer view of her quite a while back. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main Street of Kelliher, Minnesota: 1939

Main street of Kelliher, Minnesota, once a booming lumber town. Nice view with store signs and cars. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

True Confessions: 1937

True Confessions: 1937

African American kids at news / food stand, Washington, D.C., 1937. Photo by John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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