Sunday, July 20, 2014

Wonderful Color Photographs of United States from between 1940 and 1943

Freight Depot of the U.S. Army consolidating station, Chicago, Ill. 1943

View down the main street from the Grand Hotel, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands. 1941

Chopping cotton on rented land, near White Plains, Greene County, Ga. 1941

View down the main street from the Grand Hotel, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. 1941

Small farm of John P. Collins, Taunton, Mass. 1941

Children gathering potatoes on a large farm, vicinity of Caribou, Aroostook County, Me. Schools do not open until the potatoes are harvested. 1940

Going to town on Saturday afternoon, Greene County, Ga. 1941

Chopping cotton on rented land near White Plains, Greene County, Ga. 1941

Women workers employed as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch in their rest room, C. & N.W. R.R., Clinton, Iowa. 1943

Chopping cotton on rented land near White Plains, Greene County, Ga. 1941

Children gathering potatoes on a large farm, vicinity of Caribou, Aroostook County, Me. Schools do not open until the potatoes are harvested. 1940

Going to town on Saturday afternoon, Greene Co., Ga. 1941

Skating, vicinity of Brockton, Mass. 1940

Cornshocks in mountain farm along the Skyline Drive in Virginia. 1940

Railroad crossing along the Skyline Drive, Virginia. 1940

Belt Railway, looking toward the west yard of clearing yard, taken from bridge of hump, Chicago, Ill. 1943

Near White Plains, Ga. 1941

One of the steep streets on the hillsides, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands. 1941

Field of a mountain farm along the Skyline Drive in Virginia. 1940

The coast of St. Thomas? Virgin Islands. 1941

One of the steep streets on the hillsides, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas Island, Virgin Islands. 1941

One of the steep streets on the hillsides, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. 1941

Barker at the grounds at the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

Commuters, who have just come off the train, waiting for the bus to go home, Lowell, Mass. 1941

A street in a town of the Virgin Islands, Christiansted, Saint Croix. 1941

Street in a town in the Virgin Islands. 1941

Farm auction, Derby, Conn. 1940

At the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

Side shows at the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

Children with adult in the tenement district, Brockton, Massachusetts. 1940

At the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

At the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

"Backstage" at the "girlie" show at the Vermont state fair, Rutland. 1941

Trucks outside of a starch factory, Caribou, Aroostook County, Me. There were almost fifty trucks in the line. Some had been waiting for twenty-four hours for the potatoes to be graded and weighed. 1940

Packing oranges at a co-op orange packing plant, Redlands, Calif. Santa Fe R.R. trip. 1943

(Photos by Jack Delano, via Library of Congress)

1 comment:

  1. Pretty daring for the times. My grandmother used to perform there with her brother - the Flying Finneys

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