Friday, October 24, 2014

Russell Lee

 Agricultural workers wait in the clinic at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) 
farm workers community, Woodville, California, Mar 1942
  
 Bedding of agricultural workers' family near 
Vian, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Buggy stopped on highway near Lafayette, Louisiana, October 1938
  
 Child at the FSA (Farm Security Administration) Camelback Farms, 
Phoenix, Arizona, February-March 1942
  
 Children of agricultural day laborers sitting on bench 
in front of small store near Vian, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Fisherman's home along the Bayou, Akers, Louisiana, October 1938
  
 Getting ready to depart from home in Oklahoma for trip 
to California, near Muskogee, Oklahoma, July 1939
  
 Interior of store. Section 30 near Winton, Minnesota, August 1937
  
 Migrant child sitting in back seat of family car east of 
Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma, June 1939
  
 Oscar Gaither and family eating dinner. He is a tenant 
farmer near McLeansboro, Illinois, January 1937
  
Part of Earl Taylor's family near Black River Falls, Wisconsin. Taylor is the foreman of a RA (Resettlement Administration) project crew. He does not farm his land, June 1937

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Harris & Ewing

 Air field, 1919-21
  
 Child roller skating with pillows, 1924
  
 Children playing in a park, 1919-21
  
 Children playing jump rope in a park, 1919-21
  
 Debutantes playing horse shoes. Left to right, 
Elizabeth Beale, Virginia Edwards, Jan-Feb 1923
  
 Flat spare tires are numerous around Washington these days for the youthful
 football players who have found an easier way to inflate the pigskin 
than using their lungs. Billy Friel shown inflating his football. 1924
 
 Heated taxi cab, February 1936
  
 Ice skating at Lincoln Memorial, Washington, DC, January 1922
  
 Painting portraits of Native Americans, 1936
  
Snow, Washington, DC, January 1922

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Cotton Carnival

This Cotton Carnival, held in Memphis, Tennessee in May 1940, was photographed by Marion Post Wolcott.










Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Lafayette Studio

 Lexington’s Children’s Theatre group, 1944
  
 Man and woman sitting on brick wall drinking soda, 1939
  
 Miss Kentucky beauty contest, 1932
  
 Mr. & Mrs. Guy Preston Richardson wedding, 1949
  
 Mrs. John Y. Brown, childrens' party (birthday?), 1935
  
 Mrs. Rhodes Estill, mock wedding with Kitchen Cabinet Orchestra, 1932
  
 Pollie McGilliard birthday party group portrait, 1948
  
 Raid on moonshine still, 1931
  
 Singer Sewing Machine Company, young girls 
standing and sitting for a group portrait, 1939
  
State Theatre, children dressed as Native-Americans 
to promote "The Indians Are Coming," 12 episode serial, 1931

Monday, October 20, 2014

Leslie Jones

 Canoers
  
 Chorus line
  
 College women
  
 Cow gals with the W.T. Johnson Rodeo, ca. 1936
  
 Crowd listening to speech by a "Red" on Boston Common, 1931
  
 Dancer
  
 Dirty alley, Boston, 1942
  
 Furniture made out of newspapers
  
 Girl with camera
  
Group in new boat in Chelsea Creek in East Boston, sure sign of spring, 1931
 
Courtesy of the Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection