[Man shovelling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window] (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1942

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Vachon, John,, 1914-1975,, photographer.

[Man shovelling ears of dried corn from wagon through feed store window]

[1942 or 1943]

1 transparency : color.

Title devised by Library staff.
Transfer from U.S. Office of War Information, 1944.

Feed stores

Format: Transparencies--Color

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Part Of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Collection Lot 11671-28 (DLC) 93845501

General information about the FSA/OWI Color Photographs is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsac

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/fsac.1a34288

Call Number: LC-USF35-640 A


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    • 19/Jan/2008 02:34:42

    awesome.. The simple life of the past

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    • 19/Jan/2008 19:14:27

    I agree with H~Heart, awesome picture and nice scene of the past.

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    • 26/Jan/2008 21:15:05

    Wonderful scene - a great slice of life.

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    • 27/Jan/2008 22:17:46

    I agree. I love this simple snapshot of everyday life. From the colors to the menial task.

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    • 11/Feb/2008 21:51:29

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called people working, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

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    • 07/Jul/2009 12:38:21

    That's a trailer not a wagon.

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    Brett (LOC P&P)

    • 10/Jul/2009 15:33:41

    lesess: Thanks for the information. The man is clearly shoveling corn from a trailer rather than a wagon. We'll adjust the description when we update the record.

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    • 29/Aug/2009 08:10:47

    Ms. Shots, it was not simple then, it was complicated and hard. We have the simple life now. These are the good old days!

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    Ricardo Inada

    • 08/Jan/2010 16:47:18

    precious registry!