Small Town Life

Boscobel or Soldiers Grove?: 1939

Boscobel or Soldiers Grove?: 1939

Photo caption says Boscobel, Wisconsin, 1939, but we have had a comment from a former resident of Boscobel that this is in fact Soldiers Grove. Nice view with cars, a Hires Root Beer truck and lots of advertising signs. John Vachon, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Caruthersville Farmers: 1938

Caruthersville Farmers: 1938

Farmers standing in street, Caruthersville, Missouri, 1938. Russell Lee, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Cajun Girls: 1938

Cajun Girls: 1938

Girls from Cajun country out for a good time. Raceland, Louisiana, 1938. Russell Lee, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Magnolia Station: 1906

Magnolia Station: 1906

Automobile and horse drawn carriages parked outside the railroad station, Magnolia, Massachusetts. Photograph taken in 1906. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Post Office at Nethers: 1935

Post Office at Nethers: 1935

Post Office at Nethers, Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, 1935. Arthur Rothstein, photographer. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Brattleboro Street View: 1935

Brattleboro Street View: 1935

No description of this photo at LOC, but from surrounding photos in the collection, this is probably a photo of Brattleboro, Vermont by Jack Delano. Street view with classic cars and store fronts, taken between 1935 and 1942.

Syndicate content