America during the first economic crisis

America during the first economic crisis

Categories: History | North America

Color photographs of the great depression. Recently, the Library of Congress has released a collection of 1700 previously unpublished photos of the era of the great depression of the late 30's and early 40's. Here are collected the most vivid pictures that allow you to see in color the first global economic crisis.

America during the first economic crisis

America during the first economic crisis

House in Houston, Texas, may 1943. Photographer John Vachon (1914-1975)

America during the first economic crisis

Prayer before dinner at the fair, pie town, new Mexico, October 1940. Photographer Russell Lee (1903-1986)

America during the first economic crisis

The start of the festive dinner, Pai town, new Mexico, October 1940. Photographer Russell Lee (1903-1986)

America during the first economic crisis

3 pictures taken at the fair in Rutland, Vermont, September 1940. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

William London, a working railway with 25 years of experience, Melrose Park, near Chicago, Illinois. The photo was taken in the early 1940's

America during the first economic crisis

Marshalling yard in Chicago, Illinois, 1942. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

Unfeminine work: viola Sievers washes locomotive series H in Clinton, Iowa, April 1943

America during the first economic crisis

Joseph Klesken washes after a busy day at the rail yard in Chicago. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

Depot freight locomotives in Chicago, Illinois, may 1943

America during the first economic crisis

Unloading of cars in the Chicago depot, April 1943. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

Dancing couples, McIntosh County, Oklahoma, 1939 or 1940. Photographer Russell Lee (1903-1986)

America during the first economic crisis

Auction at the farm, Derby, Connecticut, September 1940

America during the first economic crisis

The children harvested potatoes in the fields near Caribou, Maine. School did not open until until the the crop will not be harvested. October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Shop in Lincoln, Nebraska, 1942

America during the first economic crisis

Women railroad workers on a lunch break, Clinton, Iowa, April 1943

America during the first economic crisis

Sale of surplus, St Johns, Arizona, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

On the plantation, owned by the Ministry of agriculture, Louisiana, 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Land preparation for planting cotton, Greene County, Georgia, June 1940

America during the first economic crisis

The construction of the Shasta dam in California, June 1942

America during the first economic crisis

Corn fields along the river, North-Eastern Tennessee, may 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Harvesting oats, southeastern Georgia, about 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Harvesting corn near pie Town, new Mexico, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Kids sitting on the car. The photo was taken near the labor camp of the Ministry of agriculture about Robston, Texas, January 1940

America during the first economic crisis

The garden next to the Jack Winery dugout, pie town, new Mexico, September 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Farmer Jim Norris, pie town, new Mexico, September 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Second-hand plumbing store in Brockton, Massachusetts, December 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Workers harvesting sugar cane, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico, December 1941

America during the first economic crisis

The main street Grid, Colorado, December 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Loaded with fertilizers (circa 1940)

America during the first economic crisis

Rodeo at the pie town, new Mexico, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

A boy from Cincinnati, Ohio, 1942 or 1943

America during the first economic crisis

Farmer with children on a barbecue, Pai town, new Mexico, October 1940. Photographer Lee Russell

America during the first economic crisis

Farmer Jack Winery with his family, pie town, new Mexico, September 1940. Photographer Lee Russell

America during the first economic crisis

Barrage balloon "Parris island", may 1942. Photographer Alfred Palmer

America during the first economic crisis

Sylvia Sweets tea room, Brockton, Massachusetts, December 1940 or January 1941. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

Trucks starch factory in Caribou, Maine, October 1940. Photographer Jack Delano

America during the first economic crisis

Photo from Georgia (?), circa 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Scrap yard in Montana, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

The children gather model airplane, Robstown, Texas, January 1942. Photographer Arthur Rothstein (1915-1985)

America during the first economic crisis

Farmer Jim Norris with his wife, pie town, new Mexico, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Tying ribbon on the tail of a calf in front of the Rodeo in Pai town, October 1940

America during the first economic crisis

Pre-sorting of oranges before sending, Redlands, California, March 1943

America during the first economic crisis

Virginia young (right), head of the repair shop at the naval base in Texas. Her husband was one of the first victims of the US during the Second world war. August 1941, photographer Howard Hall.

America during the first economic crisis

29-year-old Lucille Mazurek, a former housewife, whose husband was drafted into the army, works in a factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, February 1943. Photographer Howard Hall

Keywords: America | The Great Depression | Crisis | The | Colors

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