Small Town Life

Winona's Church: 1880

Winona's Church: 1880

Methodist Church in Winona, Minnesota. Photograph taken between 1880 and 1899. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: glass negative - dry plate.

Tailgating Pioneers: 1941

Tailgating Pioneers: 1941

Having a beer at the "World's Fair" in Tunbridge, Vermont. Photograph taken in September 1941. Photo by Jack Delano. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Hale County, Alabama: 1935

Hale County, Alabama: 1935

County seat of Hale County, Alabama. Photograph taken in 1935 or 1936. Photograph by Walker Evans. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: safety film negative.

Holding Out: 1935

Holding Out: 1935

One of few remaining inhabitants of Zinc, Arkansas. Photograph taken in October 1935. Photo by Ben Shahn. Part of the Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Plantation Store: 1936

Plantation Store: 1936

Men sitting on the front porch of a plantation store in the Mississippi Delta. The sign reads "Bellgrade Lumber Company - General Merchandise - Lake Charles Plantation". U.S. Government Motor Gasoline, Clabber Girl Baking Powder and a couple of Coca-Cola signs. Photograph taken in July 1936 by Dorothea Lange.

Street Vendors: 1908

Street Vendors: 1908

Sixth Street market, Richmond, Virginia. Vendors and their carts line the street. Photograph taken in 1908. Published by Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: photographic print.

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