Friday, September 6, 2019

35 Amazing Color Photographs Showing America 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) 


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