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February 13, 2015

20 Vintage Photographs of Street Scenes of Benton Harbor, Michigan in 1940

These amazing black and white photos of Michigan were taken by photographer John Vachon in July 1940.

Migrant fruit worker from Arkansas walking by the post office, Benton Harbor, Michigan

In front of post office, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Buyer examining cherries in fruit market, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Visitor at fruit market, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Farmer at produce market, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Chemical laboratory at House of David, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Farmers at produce market, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Bakery shop at House of David, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Farmers at produce market, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Gas station, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Cafe, Benton Harbor, Michigan

Visitors at fruit market. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Mechanic at the House of David religious community. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Inspecting crates of cherries at fruit market. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Fruit market. Benton Harbor, Michigan. Growers pay ten cents to drive truck through the market. If produce is not sold at the end of the line it must enter through the gate again.

Activity at fruit and produce market. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Baker at House of David. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Brick house on main street of Benton Harbor, Michigan

Open fruit market. Benton Harbor, Michigan

Inspecting crate of cherries at fruit market. Benton Harbor, Michigan





1 comment:

  1. You'll note the photos of "Marlene Dietrich" and "Joyce Matthews" are different poses of the same woman - quite certain that's not Marlene Dietrich!

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