John Vachon

Red Crown Gasoline Station: 1940

Red Crown Gasoline Station: 1940

Auto of migrant fruit worker at filling station, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The gas pumps have crowns on the top. Looks to be a Red Crown Gasoline station. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Horse-Drawn Planter: 1940

Horse-Drawn Planter: 1940

Farmer arrowing land and planting corn on horse-drawn planter, Jasper County, Iowa. Old tractor in the background. Photo taken in 1940 by John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Wisconsin Gunfight: 1939

Wisconsin Gunfight: 1939

Boys in a toy gun fight, Boscobel, Wisconsin (or perhaps Soldiers Grove). Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Abandoned Antique Car: 1939

Abandoned Antique Car: 1939

Abandoned antique automobile and stack of fire wood on farm, Chippewa County, Wisconsin. Photo taken in 1939 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Future Farmer: 1940

Future Farmer: 1940

Young boy and calf on the farm at Granger Homesteads, Iowa. His father is a miner. Photo taken in 1940 by photographer John Vachon. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: 35mm nitrate negative.

Greenhills, Ohio Barbershop: 1939

Greenhills, Ohio Barbershop: 1939

Little boy getting a haircut, Greenhills, Ohio barbershop, 1939. Greenhills, Ohio is one of three Greenbelt Communities built by the U.S. government during the Great Depression, the other two being Greendale, Wisconsin and Greenbelt, Maryland. John Vachon, photographer. FSA - OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

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